Positive weekend for Chris Dittmann Racing on tricky visit to Oulton Park

Chris Dittmann Racing had a positive opening weekend in the GB3 Championship, showing signs of promise and pace with debutants Seb Murray, Flynn Jackes, and Rishab Jain. Coming into the meeting the team topped the times in practice on Friday morning, Flynn leading Seb in a one-two, with Rishab eighth quickest. In qualifying, it was Seb who led the way, finishing 11th fastest but just 0.7s from pole position, while just behind, Flynn was 17th and Rishab 20th. Sadly, Seb bogged down off the line in race one, slipping back to 15th, with Flynn right on his tail and Rishab[…..]

Singaporean racer Rishab Jain joins Chris Dittmann Racing for GB3 Championship opener

Chris Dittmann Racing is pleased to announce that Rishab Jain will join the team for the opening weekend of the GB3 Championship, making it a three-car line-up to begin the season. Rishab went to his first Formula 1 World Championship race at just two years of age, when his parents took him to Sepang in Malaysia, leading to spells in karting and sim racing, before making his car racing debut in the Sports Prototype Cup Korea, scoring a podium finish. Joining the Rosberg Racing Academy as he aimed to bridge the gap from karting to formula racing, before competing in[…..]

F4 UAE racer Sebastian Murray to make step up to GB3 Championship with Chris Dittmann Racing

Chris Dittmann Racing is delighted to announce that Scottish born racer Sebastian Murray will be the second driver to join the team’s GB3 Championship line-up for the 2024 season. The 16-year-old racer, who is based in the United Arab Emirates, made his single seater debut at the 2022 F4 UAE Trophy event at Yas Marina Circuit, supporting the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, where he scored an impressive pair of top ten finishes. At the beginning of 2023, Sebastian contested the full F4 UAE season, as well as taking in a busy programme of F4 testing across Europe. Looking to expand[…..]

Karting champion Flynn Jackes to make GB3 Championship return with Chris Dittmann Racing

Chris Dittmann Racing is excited to announce that Filipino-Australian driver Flynn Jackes will be joining the team, to race in the GB3 Championship for the 2024 season. Flynn enjoyed a successful karting career spanning Asia and Australia, and in 2012, the then nine-year-old became Mini-ROK Champion in the Philippines, defending his title the following year. After moving to Australia in 2015, Flynn went on to race at KF3 level in the Australian Karting Championship and Queensland Kart Championship where he continued to show great pace and potential, until he took the big step to come to the UK, jumping on[…..]

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[…..]

2023 season review: “We’ve taken a huge step forward as a team”

The 2023 season marked Chris Dittmann Racing’s sophomore year in the highly competitive F4 British Championship, fielding three cars with returnee Jack Sherwood, second-year driver Daniel Guinchard and rookie racer Gustav Jonsson. Also returning to the GB3 Championship grid to round out another busy dual campaign, the Tewksbury team ran two young drivers, Zak Taylor and Arthur Rogeon, while Jack also took part in one round. We caught up with team owner Chris Dittmann during winter testing to reflect on the highs and lows of the season and how the goal to return to the very front of the grid[…..]

Chris Dittmann Racing wraps up 2023 GB3 Championship campaign at Donington Park

Chris Dittmann Racing travelled to Donington Park at the weekend (October 21/22), for the final round of the GB3 championship 2023 season, where a run of bad luck meant results were unrepresentative of the team’s potential. After Thursday’s testing, rain plagued the Leicestershire venue on Friday, causing free practice to be called off and meaning Arthur Rogeon would go straight into qualifying on Saturday morning. The French youngster performed well, running third quickest midway through the 20-minute session, and at the end, he was just 0.6s from pole but finished up 13th, with hundredths and thousandths of a second separating[…..]

Chris Dittmann Racing returns to GB3 Championship podium on windy weekend at Zandvoort

Chris Dittmann Racing enjoyed another visit to the GB3 Championship podium last weekend (October 13-15) as Arthur Rogeon took third place in the final race as the series made its debut at Circuit Zandvoort. The team welcomed F4 British Championship racer Jack Sherwood – who scored three podiums with CDR in the series – to its ranks for the trip to the Netherlands, joining up with series regulars Zak Taylor and Frenchman Arthur. The expanded three-car line up had three practice sessions on Friday where Zak finished with the fifth quickest time, albeit in wet and windy conditions, while for[…..]

Chris Dittmann Racing expands GB3 Championship effort as Sherwood joins for Zandvoort

Chris Dittmann Racing will field a three-car line up for the GB3 Championship’s visit to Circuit Zandvoort this weekend (October 13-15) as Jack Sherwood joins regulars Zak Taylor and Arthur Rogeon. Jack first joined the team towards the end of the 2022 season, taking part in the final rounds of the F4 British Championship and returned for a full campaign this year, with three overall podium finishes to his name. Jack has completed a series of tests in the GB3 car, including a full day at Zandvoort, and has also made use of the team’s state-of-the-art simulator to familiarise himself[…..]

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[…..]