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[…..]

Charpentier back to BRDC British F3 with CDR at Spa

Chris Dittmann Racing’s (CDR) BRDC British Formula 3 Championship outfit will expand back to three cars for the series’ upcoming away date at the legendary Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium on 8-9 July. Frenchman Tristan Charpentier, who made his British single-seater racing debut with CDR at Oulton Park on Easter weekend, returns for just his second bite of the BRDC British F3 cherry. He is to line-up in Belgium alongside CDR’s regular driver line-up of Omar Ismail and Jeremy Wahome. Charpentier enjoyed a promising debut at the Cheshire circuit in CDR, during which he qualified 16th before challenging hard for points[…..]

Race against time for return to Silverstone

Chris Dittmann Racing returns to Northamptonshire for the second of two back to back rounds of F3 Cup at Silverstone, marking the halfway mark of the 2017 season this weekend. Having endured an unfortunate weekend at Spa contesting a non-championship race, Cian Carey will be battling to return to the home of the British Grand Prix. Running at Spa-Francorchamps was restricted to practice only, thanks to an engine issue before race one that leaves his race weekend in doubt. His last rounds of F3 Cup at Silverstone saw him finally in the podium places: on the shorter National layout the[…..]

Mixed fortunes at Spa-Francorchamps

Chris Dittmann Racing left the iconic Spa-Francorchamps with mixed feelings having joined an invitational grid of single seaters for the Summer Classic. Bad luck hit Cian Carey before qualifying, engine failure ended his weekend after practice. Team manager Chris Dittmann made his second on-track appearance of the season and again found success, securing a brace of second-place finishes ahead of a strong 30-car field. Having spent much of qualifying on provisional pole, he was bumped to second on the grid late on by just three-tenths. Traffic meant he was unable to capitalise on the impressive pace, and had traffic not[…..]

CDR set for continental F3 outing

Chris Dittmann Racing joins an international field this weekend with a one-off appearance in the Formula Summer race as part of the Spa Summer Classic at the famous Belgian circuit. CDR takes a quartet of drivers to join a grid comprising Austrian F3 Championship, Italian and a handful of the UK’s F3 Cup entrants. Regular F3 Cup drivers Cian Carey, Gino Ussi and Peter Venn will be joined on track by team manager Chris Dittmann for the two overseas races. It will be the second race weekend of the season for Dittmann, who won twice at Snetterton earlier this year in F3[…..]

CDR back in the top 10 at Silverstone

Chris Dittmann Racing’s (CDR) BRDC British Formula 3 Championship team returned to the top 10 in all three of last weekend’s races at Silverstone, as the Tewkesbury squad bounced back strongly from a difficult prior round at Snetterton. Both of the team’s drivers were able to cash in and finish in the top-ten, putting the squad in a positive position ahead of the championship’s imminent month-long break. Young Briton Omar Ismail was CDR’s lead qualifier on Saturday morning, securing 13th place on the grid for the weekend’s opening race, with Kenya’s Jeremy Wahome not far behind in 15th. This result didn’t[…..]

CDR aiming to bounce back in BRDC F3 at Silverstone

Chris Dittmann Racing (CDR) is looking for positive progress on the Silverstone Grand Prix circuit this weekend, following a promising start to the season, despite a difficult weekend last time out at Snetterton in the BRDC British Formula 3 Championship. The Tewkesbury outfit will take to the track for three BRDC British F3 Championship races across 10-11 June, with young Brit Omar Ismail and Kenyan Jeremy Wahome behind the wheel. Ismail currently leads CDR’s charge in the championship, lying seventh overall in spite of the fact that he’s suffered misfortune at times early in the season. The 18-year-old was a[…..]

Podiums rack up in F3 Cup

Chris Dittmann Racing claimed more podiums in F3 Cup as the team’s excellent start to the season continued on the Silverstone National circuit. With no Peter Venn, it was down to Cian Carey, Phillip Jeans and Gino Ussi to represent the Tewkesbury-based squad in rounds seven, eight and nine of 2017. Irishman Carey left with a brace of podiums, but so nearly more. With fourth place secured in the opener after a four-car scrap for the lead, he scored his maiden podium in the championship in the second race. Fifth with two laps to go the youngster picked his way[…..]

CDR looks to build on double F3 Cup win

Following two wins last time out at Snetterton, CDR returns to F3 Cup action for rounds seven, eight and nine at Silverstone this weekend looking to continue its race-winning momentum. Team principal Chris Dittmann made an unexpected return to the cockpit three weeks ago and took an impressive two victories and lap record from three races. He’s back on the pit wall this weekend at the home of the British Grand Prix, marshalling his three racers Cian Carey, Phillip Jeans and Gino Ussi. Peter Venn is unable to compete due to work commitments. Irishman Carey heads to the Silverstone National circuit[…..]