Chris Dittmann Racing lines up F1 Academy’s Jess Edgar for Zandvoort weekend

Chris Dittmann Racing is delighted to confirm it will be fielding a second F1 Academy racer in the upcoming F4 British Championship meeting at Zandvoort, as Jess Edgar joins the team. The 19-year-old comes from a motorsport family and first piloted a kart at the age of four, competing with success as she climbed the ranks, representing the United Kingdom at the FIA Motorsport Games in 2019. Jess was twice selected for the FIA Girls on Track – Rising Stars scheme and made her car racing debut in the GB4 Championship in 2022, taking a podium finish at Oulton Park.[…..]

Double podium delight for Chris Dittmann Racing in British F4 at Silverstone

Chris Dittmann Racing enjoyed a pair of podium visits in the F4 British Championship at the weekend (June 14-16), as Bart Harrison took two second-place Rookie Cup finishes. The team was bolstered by the series return for F1 Academy and GT racer Carrie Schreiner, and she and Bart had two free practice sessions in mixed conditions on Friday, before qualifying on Saturday morning. Carrie stayed on wet tyres throughout the session after a couple of heavy showers fell during the morning, though Bart opted to switch to slicks which paid off when the chequered flag was waved as he finished[…..]

F1 Academy race winner Carrie Schreiner joins Chris Dittmann Racing for pair of British F4 rounds

Chris Dittmann Racing is very happy to announce that Carrie Schreiner will join the team for the next two F4 British Championship rounds, at Silverstone and Zandvoort. The German, who is a member of the Sauber Academy, has a wide range of experience in her career to date, scoring wins and podiums GTs and single seaters, including victory in F1 Academy at Zandvoort last year. Carrie started racing karts and became the most successful girl in German karting – being the first and to date only female X30 Junior champion. Moving to single seaters in 2015, the then 17-year-old debuted[…..]

Chris Dittman Racing scores another British F4 Rookie Cup podium with Bart Harrison

Chris Dittman Racing was delighted to achieve another Rookie Cup podium in the F4 British Championship with driver Bart Harrison, on the Brands Hatch Indy circuit at the weekend (11/12 May). Bart started the weekend off with a steady qualifying session on Saturday, setting times to keep him within the overall midfield on the grid, finishing 17th overall and seventh in class. Using his second fastest lap time in qualifying it meant he started in 15th place for race one. The first race was held on Saturday afternoon and after cars stalled on the start line there was an early Safety Car as[…..]

Chris Dittman Racing scores Rookie Cup win and podium with Bart Harrison at F4 season opener

Chris Dittmann Racing enjoyed a winning start to its F4 British Championship campaign at the weekend (April 27/28) as Bart Harrison claimed a Rookie Cup victory and additional podium at Donington Park. After a couple of busy practice sessions on Thursday, Bart had a good start to qualifying on Saturday morning, putting in some good laps and running inside the top 10 for the first part of the qualifying session. However, despite finishing just 0.4s from pole position, he would start 17th overall and sixth of the Rookies. The youngster started 10th for race one, thanks to his second fastest[…..]

British karting star Bart Harrison joins Chris Dittmann Racing for F4 British Championship campaign

Chris Dittmann Racing is excited to announce that British teenager Bart Harrison will be joining the team for the 2024 season, as he takes the step up from karting to compete in the F4 British Championship. The 16-year-old first caught the racing bug aged five after an outing to an indoor karting track, with racing quickly becoming an obsession for the youngster. Joining Fusion Motorsport in 2017, Bart continued to grow on track, gaining knowledge and speed which helped him ascend the ranks. In 2019, he stepped up into the Mini X30 category, racing across Europe collecting trophies and wins[…..]

Chris Dittmann Racing clinches first F4 British title as Jonsson takes Rookie honours

Chris Dittmann Racing added to its impressive history with its first title in the F4 British Championship in just its second season in the series, as Gustav Jonsson clinched the Rookie Cup on a memorable weekend (October 6-8) at Brands Hatch. With good performance during Friday’s practice sessions, both drivers felt confident heading into qualifying. However, a late red flag, with five minutes on the clock, disrupted both drivers’ final runs and Gustav finished tenth quickest with Jack 15th. In the opening contest Gustav was quick off the line, doing well to avoid a stalled Freddie Slater ahead, gaining five[…..]

Chris Dittmann Racing enjoys podium visits and F4 British Rookie Cup lead after Donington weekend

Chris Dittmann Racing had a solid weekend in the F4 British Championship (August 26/27), scoring an overall podium with Gustav Jonsson and claiming two Rookie Cup victories as well. Lining up with the Swedish racer and Jack Sherwood – at his local circuit of Donington Park – once again, both drivers had to contend with an added 30-minute delay before qualifying, as barrier repairs were needed after the prior BTCC session. Working their way up the order, Gustav finished eighth and Jack tenth, despite a late red flag disrupting their runs. Gustav started race one well, moving into third and[…..]

Points and podiums for Chris Dittmann Racing at Knockhill

Chris Dittmann Racing travelled north of the border at the weekend (August 11-13), as rounds 22, 23 and 24 of the F4 British Championship took place at Knockhill in Scotland. It was a strong weekend for the team, with a hat-trick of podium appearances despite tricky race conditions to show for its efforts. Kicking off the action around the 1.3 – mile circuit, Jack Sherwood and Gustav Jonsson hit the track for free practice on Friday where both cars showed solid pace and finished within the top ten in both sessions. Carrying the good form into qualifying on Saturday morning,[…..]

Triple F4 British Championship podium appearance for Chris Dittmann Racing at Croft

Chris Dittmann Racing returned to F4 British Championship action at the weekend (July 28-30) after a five-week summer break, as the series headed to Croft in North Yorkshire. With three more Rookie Cup podium appearances for Gustav Jonsson, the youngster now leads the standings by 26 points. Two sessions of free practice kicked off the weekend, as Gustav impressed with the quickest time in the second session on Friday afternoon. He, alongside teammate Jack Sherwood hoped to carry forward the pace into qualifying on Saturday. It was a fraught session for Jack, as a brief coming together with Gabriel Stilp[…..]