Plenty of positives for Chris Dittmann Racing on British F3 opener at Oulton Park

Chris Dittmann Racing had plenty of positives to take away after the opening round of the BRDC British F3 Championship at Oulton Park (31 Mar – 2 Apr). Despite having just one week with new Malaysian driver Chia Wing Hoong, the team were able to put on a pacey display full of promise. In fact, a podium was even on the cards in the second race – until a slight mistake while in fourth and honing in on the Top 3 saw the 22-year-old spin off the track. But after being among the quickest laps, the team were delighted with the[…..]

Malaysian Chia Wing Hoong joins for Oulton Park

Malaysian driver Chia Wing Hoong will compete for Chris Dittmann Racing at this weekend’s season opener at Oulton Park. The 22-year-old joins the series after a varied single-seater career which has seen him race across Europe and in Asia over the past year. A busy 2017 season saw him compete in Japanese F4 as well as a couple of events in the Formula Renault NEC series, with a strong showing at Monza where he secured an eighth place finish against a very competitive field. He also competed in the 2016-17 MRF Challenge series in the Formula 2000 category, and in[…..]

Harry Webb moves up to British F3 with Chris Dittmann Racing

Chris Dittmann Racing has confirmed that Formula 4 graduate Harry Webb will join the team for the 2018 BRDC British F3 Championship. The Norfolk-based driver finished second in the British F4 Challenge Cup category last year with four class victories, and just missed out on a top-10 overall classification, despite missing three of the 10 rounds. The 20-year-old has a broad range of experience behind the wheel, having also competed in the SsangYong Musso Pick-Up Truck Challenge series last year, as well as the 750 Motor Club Formula Vee Championship in 2016. Prior to that, he enjoyed a very successful[…..]

CDR cars battle for points at the front as BRDC British F3 returns to Brands Hatch

Chris Dittmann Racing’s (CDR) BRDC British F3 team was right in the thick of the action on the legendary Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit last weekend (5-6 August) challenging for points throughout the event. Both cars were close to the ultimate pace in Saturday’s qualifying session, with Kenyan Jeremy Wahome leading the CDR charge with 10th overall at the close of the session. His team-mate Omar Ismail was to line up 13th for the first of the weekend’s three races. The first of the weekend’s races started in the dry, but it wasn’t long before appalling conditions set in. Wahome[…..]

CDR back in the top 10 at Silverstone

Chris Dittmann Racing’s (CDR) BRDC British Formula 3 Championship team returned to the top 10 in all three of last weekend’s races at Silverstone, as the Tewkesbury squad bounced back strongly from a difficult prior round at Snetterton. Both of the team’s drivers were able to cash in and finish in the top-ten, putting the squad in a positive position ahead of the championship’s imminent month-long break. Young Briton Omar Ismail was CDR’s lead qualifier on Saturday morning, securing 13th place on the grid for the weekend’s opening race, with Kenya’s Jeremy Wahome not far behind in 15th. This result didn’t[…..]

CDR back in BRDC British F3 action this weekend

Chris Dittmann Racing’s (CDR) BRDC British Formula 3 Championship campaign heads to Snetterton this weekend (27-28 May), with the team riding high following a fantastic double win at the Norfolk circuit in the recent round of the F3 Cup Championship. Team principal Chris Dittmann returns to the pit-wall following his two victories, with driving duties to be handled by the team’s regular BRDC British F3 driver line-up of young Brit Omar Ismail and Kenya’s Jeremy Wahome. Ismail could be a man to watch on the challenging 300 circuit this weekend, fresh from delivering the Tewkesbury squad’s first podium of the[…..]

Series race-winner Ismail rejoins CDR for BRDC F3

Omar Ismail has rejoined Chris Dittmann Racing (CDR) for a full-season return to single-seaters in BRDC British Formula 3. Ismail, 17, scored CDR’s maiden victory in the series in 2015, winning at Snetterton before the championship changed its name to BRDC British F3. He returned to the Tewkesbury-based squad at the end of 2016 having spent the season on the sidelines, scoring strongly inside the top 10 at the final rounds at Donington Park. The Solihull racer brings experience to CDR and will partner Kenyan teenager Jeremy Wahome, who embarks on his second season of European racing. The third and final CDR driver[…..]

Jeremy Wahome re-signs for 2017 British F3

Kenyan racer Jeremy Wahome will contest his second season of the BRDC British Formula 3 Championship with Chris Dittmann Racing in 2017, with podiums the target. Wahome made his European racing debut with the Tewkesbury-based team last season, acclimatising to the UK circuits under CDR’s tutelage. In a rapidly improving year the 18-year-old scored a best-placed finish of ninth on the demanding Silverstone Grand Prix circuit, and wrapped up the season with a 10th at Donington Park. His previous single-seater experience had been limited to Formula BMW Asia Cup. His team-mates for 2017 are yet to be announced. The teenager,[…..]

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[…..]