CDR alumnus tests G Drive LMP2

Tom Jackson, BRDC F4 race-winner with Chris Dittmann Racing, was given a taste of top-line prototypes in Bahrain as part of the FIA World Endurance Championship’s rookie test on November 20. The Kent 20-year-old spent two days driving the Jota-run G-Drive LMP2 that secured third in the championship with a dramatic victory in the 6 Hours of Bahrain just the day before. He completed 24 laps and ended the session seventh fastest, sharing driving duties with the more experienced Felix Serralles. His best time was just 1.2s shy of the fastest set by LMP2 regular Alex Brundle, who won the[…..]

Mixed fortunes at F3 finale

The BRDC British Formula 3 Championship concluded at Donington Park with a strong showing from Jeremy Wahome and Omar Ismail, but the unfortunate Krishnaraaj Mahadik was forced onto the sidelines by injury. Wahome looked set for his best result of the season in the opener when a good start propelled him into the top six. Having moved into fifth, his race came to an early end at the Fogarty esses when he spun off the circuit. The Kenyan youngster finished his season on a high with 10th place in the final race of the year, having earlier claimed 15th in[…..]

Ismail rejoins CDR

Omar Ismail will be reunited with Chris Dittmann Racing at the final rounds of the BRDC Formula 3 season at Donington Park on September 10-11. The Solihull teenager replaces American Quinlan Lall, who is unable to contest the finale due to external factors. Ismail has previous experience of the F3 car having raced in the opening weekend for HHC Motorsport, claiming 12th and 16th either side of a non-finish. Ismail is familiar face at CDR, winning with the squad in Formula 4 at Snetterton in 2015 before a podium at Brands Hatch later in the season. He joins season regulars[…..]

CDR winner Ismail returns as team aims to end season on high

Chris Dittmann Racing (CDR) heads to the final event of the 2016 BRDC British Formula 3 Championship at Donington Park this weekend (10-11 September) with high hopes of a strong end to the season, bolstered by the return of Omar Ismail, who has won races for the team in the past, alongside full-time season regulars Jeremy Wahome and Krishnaraaj Mahadik. Ismail, who previously raced and won for the team in the BRDC British F4 Championship, is substituting for Quinlan Lall for the final three races of the season following the interference of external factors. Ismail is an established quick driver[…..]

Experience key for Snetterton return

Chris Dittmann Racing displayed impressive pace during last weekend’s BRDC British Formula 3 Championship event at Snetterton (6-7 August), the second to last event of the 2016 season. The team was quick from the off at the Norfolk circuit, with American Quinlan Lall lapping the challenging 300 circuit very quickly during Friday morning practice. The 16-year-old was only edged out by championship leader Ricky Collard during the session, to kick the weekend off impressive style. Lall’s fine form continued into qualifying where the US-native secured eighth position on the grid, with team-mates Krishnaraaj Mahadik and Jeremy Wahome 16th and 19th[…..]

Confidence high for Oulton Park and F3 Cup

Chris Dittmann Racing is expecting to carry its race-winning form on to Oulton Park as F3 Cup reaches its midway point with a pair of races on July 16. Stuart Wiltshire, championship runner-up in 2015, claimed his first win at Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, last time out to move into title contention. The Essex racer has been on the podium twice more in this season, and claimed third at Oulton Park last year. Team-mate Tony Bishop, who visited the podium at Donington Park in April, has been showing excellent pace recently and could have had a brace of wins at Brands Hatch.[…..]

More points for CDR BRDC F3 team at legendary Spa Francorchamps

Chris Dittmann Racing (CDR) claimed a solid points haul as the BRDC British Formula 3 Championship visited the legendary Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium last weekend (Friday 8 – Saturday 9 July). This was a first competitive visit to the famous Belgian Grand Prix venue for all three of CDR’s drivers, but Indian Krishnaraaj Mahadik put his car 16th on the grid for the first of the weekend’s three races ahead of American team-mate Quinan Lall in 17th and Kenyan Jeremy Wahome in 18th. The circuit’s long Kemmel Straight offers the chance to gain almost two seconds thanks to the slipstream[…..]

CDR set for Spa return

Chris Dittmann Racing (CDR) returns to Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, on July 9-10 for the second time in three weeks, fresh from claiming its first victory of 2016 at the circuit in F3 Cup. It’s the turn of the Tewkesbury squad’s three young BRDC British Formula 3 Championship chargers to tackle the challenging Belgian Grand Prix track next weekend, the championship’s first-ever overseas round. Jeremy Wahome scored his best-ever finish at the previous round at Silverstone, breaking into the top 10 for the first time. The Kenyan youngster impressed in the wet, which bodes well for the notoriously changeable weather of the[…..]

Positives for CDR following tricky Silverstone Grand Prix circuit weekend

Tewkesbury BRDC British Formula 3 outfit Chris Dittmann Racing (CDR) left Silverstone circuit last weekend (11-12 June) with plenty of positives, following a difficult weekend in tricky conditions at the British Grand Prix host venue. CDR’s drivers put together a competitive showing in a dry qualifying session, with American Quinlan Lall leading the Gloucestershire team’s charge in 14th position. The first race was to be dry too, with Lall rising through the field to take 12th position, whilst Kenyan Jeremy Wahome claimed a 15th place finish, improving his best result since moving to the UK championship. Wahome improved further still[…..]

Silverstone British F3 Preview

The home of the British Grand Prix awaits for the Chris Dittmann Racing and rounds 13, 14 and 15 of the 2016 BRDC British F3 season on June 11-12. International trio Quinlan Lall, Krishnaraaj Mahadik and Jeremy Wahome head to Northamptonshire on the back of a promising weekend at Oulton Park on the May bank holiday, when all three enjoyed consistent running. Traffic in qualifying denied Lall and Mahadik what could have top six starting slots, but both came through to battle in and around the top 10. The wide and expansive Grand Prix circuit at Silverstone should offer good[…..]