Nico Varrone confirmed in CDR’s British F3 line up

Chris Dittmann Racing are pleased to confirm Nicolás Varrone will contest the 2020 BRDC British Formula 3 Championship with the team. The Argentine rising star is already a proven race-winner in the UK’s premier motorsport series, taking a sublime victory at Spa-Francorchamps last season, as well as additional podium at Silverstone. Prior to that, the 19-year old claimed the 2018 VdeV Challenge Monoplace title with six wins, eleven podiums and thirteen pole positions, and was an experienced competitor in Formula Renault 2.0 back in Argentina between 2016-18. He will join British Formula 4 graduate Josh Skelton at the Tewkesbury-based team[…..]

Josh Skelton graduates to BRDC British F3 with CDR for 2020

Chris Dittmann Racing is pleased to announce Josh Skelton at its first driver for the 2020 BRDC British Formula 3 Championship. The 19-year old graduates into the UK’s premier single-seater championship after two successful campaigns in British Formula 4, taking 15 podiums – including two victories – en route to a best overall finish of fourth in 2019. CDR also head into the new campaign on a high after enjoying their best season to-date in the category last term, taking five wins and twelve podium finishes between Ayrton Simmons and Nazim Azman. 2020 is set to be an exciting year[…..]

Walking on Ayr! Simmons seals third place for Chris Dittmann Racing after thrilling BRDC British F3 finale at Donington

Ayrton Simmons secured third place in the BRDC British F3 Championship for Chris Dittmann Racing after a thrilling finale at Donington this weekend (14-15 September). With the title showdown going down to the wire and four racers in the mix, the Epping driver kept his nerve to take the points needed to cap a memorable season for himself and the team. A stunning second one-two of the season in the second race saw the Tewkesbury-based outfit sign-off in style, with no other team managing even one in 2019. Nazim Azman took his second victory in the Championship with Ayrton finishing[…..]

Super Simmons seals third win of season in BRDC British F3 while Carey dominates F3 Cup on brilliant weekend for Chris Dittmann Racing at Silverstone

Ayrton Simmons secured a thrilling third win of the season at Silverstone to cap a superb penultimate weekend of the BRDC British F3 Championship for Chris Dittmann Racing. The Epping racer finished fourth in the first race, before manoeuvring expertly through the field to make up 12 places and finish fourth again in Race Two. But he saved his best for last, taking victory in the final race to set up an exciting four-way title showdown at the Donington finale next month. Meanwhile, a double podium, including a nail-biting victory in the last race, saw Cian Carey dominate again and extend[…..]

Azman delight after debut win as Chris Dittmann Racing secures first ever one-two in BRDC British F3 at Brands Hatch

Nazim Azman took his debut win on a brilliant weekend for Chris Dittmann Racing that saw their first ever one-two in the BRDC British F3 Championship. The Malaysian driver kept his cool to secure maximum points under constant pressure from teammate Ayrton Simmons in the second race at Brands Hatch. And Ayrton’s second-place finish ensured he left with an important points-haul that keeps him in the title race with just six races to go. But it was the way the whole team pulled together that really stood out for Team Principal Chris Dittmann. He said: “We were competitive in testing[…..]

Simmons in sensational form at Spa as Chris Dittmann Racing dominates in BRDC British F3

Ayrton Simmons was in sensational form as he took a victory and a second-place finish for Chris Dittmann Racing in BRDC British F3 at Spa Francorchamps this weekend (20-21 July). After mixed fortunes at Donington, the British driver was back to his very best at the Belgium circuit, delivering a dominant second win of the campaign in the final race. A second-place finish in the first race on top of a double pole in qualifying, saw the Epping racer close the gap at the top of the standings and put the pressure back on his title rivals. Principal Chris Dittmann said: “Ayrton was superb[…..]

Another podium for Ayrton Simmons caps all-round pacy display by Chris Dittmann Racing at Donington Park in BRDC British F3

Ayrton Simmons secured a brilliant podium after another strong weekend for Chris Dittmann Racing in BRDC British F3 at Donington Park this weekend (21-23 June). The Epping racer finished second in the first race to remain in the title hunt at the half-way stage of the Championship. However, the driver didn’t have it all his own way, with an unfortunate disqualification in the second race. But after Nazim Azman put in his best performance of the season to finish P5 in Race 3, it ensured the weekend finished on a positive note. Team principal Chris Dittmann said: “It was a[…..]

Brilliant weekend for Chris Dittmann Racing at Silverstone as Ayrton Simmons takes first win in BRDC British F3

Ayrton Simmons took his first win of the season after a brilliant showing in BRDC British F3 at Silverstone for Chris Dittmann Racing this weekend (8-9 June). The Epping racer was in stunning form, not only securing a well-deserved victory but finishing third and fifth – the second race, a superb drive from his P17 starting position. A P6 for Nazim Azman ensured there were even more points for the team on the board by the end. But it was Ayrton’s performances that once again took centre stage and saw him accrue the biggest points haul of the weekend, leaving[…..]

Simmons breaks record during another strong showing from Chris Dittmann Racing in BRDC British F3 Championship

Ayrton Simmons achieved the fastest ever recorded lap time in a BRDC British F3 car at Snetterton during another strong showing for Chris Dittmann Racing in the British F3 Championship this weekend (18-19 May). The Epping racer – recently 18 – wrote his name into the record books after an impressive stint during testing on Friday. While Ayrton and Nazim Azman both narrowly missed out on podiums, some excellent performances and three Top 5 finishes between them ensured the former remains well in the title hunt. Team principal Chris Dittmann said: “It was a mixed weekend. After two podiums on[…..]

Two podiums for Ayrton Simmons gives Chris Dittmann Racing an Easter Treat on exciting British F3 opener at Oulton Park

An Ayrton Simmons double podium saw Chris Dittmann Racing get their 2019 BRDC British F3 campaign off to a cracking start this Easter weekend (20-22 April). The Epping racer showed he would be one to watch across the season with a second and third place finish at Oulton Park. And two Top 10 finishes on Malaysian driver Nazim Azman’s British F3 debut ensured the team left in good spirits – and with more points on the board. Team principal Chris Dittmann said: “It was a great start to the season for the team and both drivers. “Ayrton showed what he[…..]