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[…..]

CDR’s BRDC British F3 campaign returns to Snetterton this weekend

Chris Dittmann Racing’s (CDR) BRDC British F3 Championship campaign resumes this weekend with a return to Snetterton for the second time this season. This will be the penultimate outing of the year for the Tewkesbury squad’s BRDC British F3 arm as the season heads towards a close at Donington Park next month. CDR heads to the Norfolk circuit as a team in good form following a promising front-running display at Brands Hatch earlier in the month, where both of its drivers were able to challenge towards the front. Kenyan Jeremy Wahome enjoyed one of his best weekends to date 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,[…..]

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 gunning for success as BRDC British F3 heads to Brands Hatch

Chris Dittmann Racing’s (CDR) BRDC British F3 Championship squad will race at the legendary Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit this weekend (5-6 August). As the championship heads towards its final stages, the CDR charge is nicely poised, with its drivers challenging for top ten placings in the championship. Young Briton Omar Ismail leads CDR’s championship challenge, and he currently sits 10th in the standings after a promising year with the Tewkesbury squad. CDR has given Ismail a car which has challenged for wins, finished on the podium, and achieved strong points scores in every race it has finished this year.[…..]

Top ten at legendary Spa for CDR

Chris Dittmann Racing (CDR) returned to action in the BRDC British F3 Championship at the legendary Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium, battling for positions in the top ten at a circuit which is regarded as one of the greatest driving challenges on the planet. CDR’s line-up re-expanded to three cars for the weekend, for the first time since the season opener at Oulton Park on Easter Weekend. Regular drivers Omar Ismail and Jeremy Wahome were rejoined in the Tewkesbury squad’s line-up by Frenchman Tristan Charpentier, who also raced the third car earlier in the year. Indeed, it was to be Charpentier[…..]

CDR holds second in F3 Cup standings

Chris Dittmann Racing began the second half of the F3 Cup season with a consistent showing at Silverstone on the Grand Prix circuit for rounds 10 and 11. Entering the weekend in second place in the Teams’ standings, the trio of Peter Venn, Gino Ussi and Phillip Jeans ensured the Tewkesbury-based squad maintained its runners-up spot with just three events left of the season. Ussi claimed the best result of the weekend, scoring seventh in race two having started in 13th place. He was up to eighth on the opening lap and was promoted one place when George Line was[…..]