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[…..]

Chris Dittmann Racing extends F4 British Championship Rookie Cup lead at Silverstone

Chris Dittmann Racing headed to sunny Northamptonshire at the weekend (June 23-25) as the F4 British Championship raced at Silverstone; the home of British motorsport, on the iconic Grand Prix circuit for the first time. After a mixed bag of results in Friday’s free practice, it was straight into qualifying on Saturday morning for the three young racers. Air temperatures soared into the high 20’s, setting up a further challenge for rookie racer Gustav Jonsson who was unable to push the car to its limits due to tyre graining, qualifying eighth quickest. Daniel Guinchard finished the session in 11th but[…..]

Chris Dittmann Racing makes quadruple podium appearance in F4 British Championship at Oulton Park

Chris Dittmann Racing returned to F4 British Championship competition as the series headed to Oulton Park for rounds 13, 14, and 15 of the season, with four trips to the podium a reward for the team’s hard work over the weekend. For rookie racer Gustav Jonsson, Friday’s free practice sessions would be the youngster’s first experience of the Cheshire venue. Despite that, he was quick out the gate, and comfortably inside the top ten, though in qualifying he finished 15th. Teammate Jack Sherwood found over six tenths from free practice, but in a very closely matched field, finished the session[…..]

Chris Dittmann Racing score highest F4 British Championship finish yet at Thruxton

Chris Dittmann Racing headed to Thruxton at the weekend (June 2-4), to contest rounds ten, 11, and 12 of the F4 British Championship, where despite some bad luck, the team brought home its highest finish of the 2023 season so far, as Gustav Jonsson graced the second step of the podium. The sun beat down on the Hampshire venue on Saturday morning as the cars headed out for qualifying. After being off the usual pace in Friday’s free practice sessions, it was a challenge for Jack Sherwood who classified 22nd, and Gustav Jonsson in 17th. Daniel Guinchard’s quickest lap was[…..]

Double podium appearance highlight on F4 British Championship weekend at Snetterton

Chris Dittmann Racing headed to Snetterton at the weekend (May 19-21), for rounds seven, eight and nine of the F4 British Championship on the Norfolk venue’s long and challenging ‘300’ layout. Despite mixed fortunes across both days, the team recorded two rookie podium appearances with Gustav Jonsson, and leave the venue leading the Rookie Cup and sitting fourth in the Teams’ Cup standings. With two days of testing at the second longest circuit in the 2023 calendar under their belts, Gustav, and teammates Daniel Guinchard and Jack Sherwood headed out for qualifying under the Norfolk sunshine on Saturday morning. Unfortunately[…..]

Chris Dittmann Racing takes F4 British Championship Rookie Cup lead at Brands Hatch

Chris Dittmann Racing headed to Kent for rounds four, five, and six of the F4 British Championship at the weekend (May 5-7), on the short but challenging Brands Hatch Indy circuit. It was a positive weekend for the team, who finished with four podium appearances and a solid haul of points, as well as departing the venue in the lead of the Rookie Cup standings. After two sessions of free practice on Friday it was straight into qualifying the following morning under tricky damp conditions. A red flag cut the session short, however all three of the team’s drivers qualified[…..]