CDR secure championship runner-up spot with Simmons as GB3 campaign ends on a high

Chris Dittmann Racing ended the 2021 GB3 Championship campaign on a high note at Donington Park last weekend (16-17 October), with Ayrton Simmons securing the runner-up spot in the driver’s championship standings while Branden Oxley and Alex Fores took their best results of the year. Simmons went into the event with a three point margin over his nearest contenders, but strong results in all three races meant he extended that gap to 10 points, securing the runner-up spot in the standings, his highest finish in the championship. Oxley took home a best result of fourth in the first race of[…..]

CDR aiming to end GB3 season on a high at Donington Park

Chris Dittmann Racing expands to a three car line-up for the final round of the 2021 GB3 Championship at Donington Park this weekend (16-17 October). The Tewkesbury-based team welcomes Alex Fores back to the squad for the first time since the season opener at Brands Hatch in May, with the 2020 F3 Cup runner-up joining Ayrton Simmons and Branden Oxley in the line-up. CDR heads to Donington for the second time this year, with an outside chance of taking the championship title with Ayrton Simmons. Oxley will aim for maiden podium on his fourth weekend of UK motorsport, while Fores[…..]

Chris Dittmann Racing expands into new-look British F4 in 2022

Chris Dittmann Racing is excited to confirm that it will expand into the revamped British F4 Championship for the 2022 season. The Tewkesbury-based team, established as one of the leading single-seater racing operations in the UK, is among the first to have placed orders for the new Tatuus-Abarth T-421 chassis-engine combination that the series will adopt next year. Therefore, the team will be one of the first to receive the new machinery, in time for a comprehensive winter testing programme. As multiple championship winners, CDR has a proven track record in single-seater racing across the last decade and beyond, having[…..]

CDR top-scores with Ayrton Simmons in GB3 at Oulton Park

Chris Dittmann Racing enjoyed another strong trio of GB3 Championship races at Oulton Park last weekend, with another podium for Ayrton Simmons being the highlight. Simmons was second, fourth and seventh in the three races as he climbed to second place in the championship standings, and was the highest scoring driver for the second successive event. Branden Oxley meanwhile had another strong weekend as he continues his adaptation to the series. The youngster was eighth, 12th and 12th again in the three contests at one of the most challenging circuits in Europe. Simmons’ qualifying was affected by a wiring loom[…..]

CDR aim to continue Silverstone form at Oulton Park

After a four week break, the GB3 Championship heads to Cheshire’s Oulton Park this weekend (10-11 September), and Tewkesbury’s Chris Dittmann Racing heads to the circuit in confident mood after a scintillating weekend at Silverstone last time out. Ayrton Simmons claimed a double victory at the home of the British Grand Prix to reinvigorate his season, while teammate Branden Oxley enjoyed his strongest performance so far with two top-six results, and very nearly won the final race. With that fresh in the mind, the team sets course for one of the most challenging circuits in the UK with high hopes[…..]

CDR dominates GB3 Championship at Silverstone

Chris Dittmann Racing enjoyed one of their best weekends of racing in recent years, in the latest GB3 Championship rounds at Silverstone last weekend (14/15 August). The Tewkesbury-based team claimed two victories at the home of the British Grand Prix with Ayrton Simmons, plus a pole position, while Branden Lee Oxley backed those results up with two sixth place finishes before delivering a starring performance of his own in the final race of the weekend. After encouraging pace in the two days of testing leading up to the event, the team was optimistic heading to Saturday morning’s qualifying session, and[…..]

CDR impress at Snetterton as GB3 season resumes

Chris Dittmann Racing had a successful visit to Snetterton last weekend (7-8 August) as the 2021 GB3 Championship season entered it’s second half. Ayrton Simmons salvaged a brilliant trio of top-seven results despite a tricky qualifying session that saw him start all three races well down the grid, while newcomer Branden Lee Oxley delivered a massively impressive set of results despite the event being his first experience of the car and the circuit. Saturday morning’s qualifying session was one of the more bizarre in recent memory. It started in damp conditions but with rain on the way, it was important[…..]

CDR all set for speedy Snetterton

Chris Dittmann Racing’s refreshed line-up heads to the Snetterton 300 circuit in Norfolk this weekend (7-8 August) for the fifth event of the year for the renamed GB3 Championship. Formerly the BRDC British F3 Championship, GB3 remains the country’s top single-seater racing category and CDR’s duo of Ayrton Simmons and newcomer Branden Lee Oxley are aiming for a strong weekend as the second half of the season gets underway. Simmons heads to East Anglia with a decent record at the third longest circuit of the year, having taken a fourth and fifth place finish on his last visit to the[…..]

Branden Lee Oxley joins CDR for remainder of 2021 BRDC British F3 Championship

Spanish F4 contender Branden Lee Oxley will join Chris Dittmann Racing for the second half of the BRDC British F3 Championship season, starting next weekend (7/8 August) at Snetterton. The Anglo-Thai driver has primarily entered the Spanish F4 category so far in 2021, competing in nine races in his first campaign of single-seater racing. The 17-year-old also entered the recent EuroFormula Open round at Imola, with a best result of sixth place, before now moving to Britain’s leading single-seater championship. Before his venture into slicks and wings racing, Oxley competed in the Spanish TCR category in 2020, finishing eighth overall.[…..]

Chris Dittmann Racing gears up for Spa weekend

Chris Dittmann Racing’s BRDC British F3 duo Ayrton Simmons and Max Marzorati head to the epic Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium this weekend (23-25 July), for the series’ traditional trip across the English Channel. The pair head to the home of the Belgian Grand Prix with good reason for optimism. Simmons is the only driver to have won at the circuit in a BRDC British F3 car, while Marzorati claimed a richly deserved podium last time out at Donington, his maiden top-three result in British F3. As well as being the only driver on the grid to have won a British[…..]