Chris Dittmann Racing’s Harry Webb puts on pacey performance full of promise in British F3 Championship at Snetterton

Harry Webb put on a pacey performance for Chris Dittmann Racing on his first outing in this season’s British F3 Championship at Snetterton this weekend (25-27 May). The Norfolk-based driver hit the ground running with two fifth place finishes – despite four months without getting behind the wheel. And it left his team positive podiums and wins are just around the corner. Team principal Chris Dittmann said: “It was a really encouraging performance by Harry. “We knew his potential and how quick he can be, but we also knew it was going to be tough with so little time in[…..]

Carey shines with first win of season and a podium on excellent weekend for Chris Dittmann Racing in F3 Cup at Brands Hatch

Irish driver Cian Carey sealed his first win of the season for Chris Dittmann Racing as their F3 Cup Championship pursuit came alive at Brands Hatch this weekend (18-20 May). The Irish driver took third place in the first race to take back-to-back podiums after his third place at Donington Park last time out. However, the lights-to-flag victory in second race was the icing on the cake of what proved to be an excellent weekend for the team. Each of CDR’s four drivers improved the longer they spent on the track, with Tristan Charpentier impressing with a P4, Philip Jeans putting[…..]

Brilliant podium for Chris Dittmann Racing on opening weekend of F3 Cup at Donington Park

A brilliant performance by Cian Carey saw Chris Dittmann Racing finish with a podium as the F3 Cup got underway this weekend (20-22 April). The Irishman moved up from P10 to third place and was unlucky not to finish with a win in the final race at Donnington Park to cap an impressive drive. Meanwhile, father and son – Phillip and Patrick Jeans – showed vast improvement day-by-day with limited testing going into the new season. And while it proved to be a difficult start to the weekend, the final race left the team positive for the rest of the[…..]

CDR ends F3 Cup season with victory

Chris Dittmann Racing capped an impressive season of F3 Cup with victory at the final rounds at Oulton Park to wrap up second place in the Teams’ Championship. In the opening race of the weekend, Cian Carey scored his first ever F3 Cup win to take the team’s tally to five victories this season. The Irishman claimed a total of five podiums in 2017, helping him to an excellent third place in the Drivers’ standings. Carey was made to wait for his maiden win, but he stormed through to victory in the penultimate race of the season. Starting third, he[…..]

Cian Carey claims Leinster Trophy with CDR

Irish racer Cian Carey claimed a historic victory in the 2017 Leinster Trophy at Mondello Park to put his name beside some of motor racing’s greatest on the silverware. Past winners of the race, which dates back to the 1930s, include Ayrton Senna, Mike Hawthorn, John Watson and Mika Häkkinen. The entry meant Carey returned to Ireland and the BOSS Series for the first time since winning the 2016 title and stepping up to F3 Cup. His CDR team-mate Gino Ussi also took advantage of the chance for more time behind the wheel to join him in County Kildare. In qualifying,[…..]

CDR reigns supreme at Brands Hatch

Chris Dittmann Racing dominated around the Grand Prix circuit of Brands Hatch with a double victory for team owner Chris Dittmann. Cian Carey made it double joy in the first race with a fine podium from the fourth row of the grid. The two wins for Dittmann, who replaced Jonathon Hughes at late notice, stretches his impressive unbeaten 2017 run to four races, having claimed a brace of wins at Snetterton when he filled in for Phillip Jeans. The weekend began in impressive fashion, as Dittmann secured pole for both races. Carey, meanwhile, claimed seventh and eighth in qualifying, setting up[…..]

CDR looking to bounce back at Brands

The penultimate rounds of F3 Cup see another new face at CDR as a four-strong team visits the Grand Prix circuit at Brands Hatch. Monoposto winner and historic single-seater victor Jonathon Hughes joins the team for the first time for what will be his second F3 Cup event. He will contest the remaining races in a Dallara F312 with CDR having earlier raced at Silverstone with Topmarx Racing. The best-placed of the quartet in the championship standings is Irishman Cian Carey, who heads to Brands Hatch in sixth. He lost some ground in the title race at Snetterton, leaving with[…..]

Tough weekend in F3 Cup at Snetterton

Chris Dittmann Racing’s quartet of F3 Cup drivers suffered a trying three races at Snetterton in the latest rounds of the 2017 season. The team had worked tirelessly behind the scenes all week to ensure all four cars made the grid for the weekend, winning a race against time re-fitting Cian Carey’s rebuilt engine. Carey was unable to match his usual front-running pace, but the championship hopeful still came away with a strong haul of points. He and team-mate Gino Ussi ran line astern in the race one, as Carey struggled to find a way past the experienced Italian for[…..]

New face for CDR as F3 Cup returns 

Chris Dittmann Racing welcomes French racer Baptiste Leonard to the team for the next rounds of F3 Cup, taking place at Snetterton on August 12-13. Leonard, who competes in VdeV in a Formula Renault, will contest rounds 12, 13 and 14 in the car of Peter Venn, who misses the weekend. The team faces a busy week to ensure championship front-runner Cian Carey’s VW Spiess is fully prepared for the Irishman’s return, having been forced to sit out the last rounds at Silverstone following an blown engine at the non-championship rounds at Spa. The 22-year-old remains third in the standings,[…..]