CDR set for Spa return

Chris Dittmann Racing (CDR) returns to Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, on July 9-10 for the second time in three weeks, fresh from claiming its first victory of 2016 at the circuit in F3 Cup. It’s the turn of the Tewkesbury squad’s three young BRDC British Formula 3 Championship chargers to tackle the challenging Belgian Grand Prix track next weekend, the championship’s first-ever overseas round. Jeremy Wahome scored his best-ever finish at the previous round at Silverstone, breaking into the top 10 for the first time. The Kenyan youngster impressed in the wet, which bodes well for the notoriously changeable weather of the[…..]

Wiltshire wins with CDR at Spa

Tewkesbury’s Chris Dittmann Racing (CDR) tasted victory in Europe in F3 Cup, as Stuart Wiltshire claimed his maiden race win at Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium. At one of the world’s most famous and most challenging circuits, Wiltshire started from second on the grid but slipped back to third early on. Quickly retaking second he made the most of the leader’s spin to claim the lead. A late safety car provided a tricky restart, but Wiltshire held off the bunched-up pack to secure his first-ever F3 Cup win. It was his second visit to the prestigious podium of the weekend, having converted his[…..]

F3 Cup heads for Spa

F3 Cup returns this weekend with a visit to the iconic Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium for rounds seven and eight of 2016. Stuart Wiltshire and Tony Bishop will be expected to bounce back after difficult weekends at Brands Hatch, as both left with a brace of non-finishes apiece despite being at the head of the field. Bishop was unlucky in Kent, having been in potential race-winning positions in races one and two until spinning out. Both he and Wiltshire left Brands Hatch having recorded a sixth-place finish, –Wiltshire in race two, Bishop in race three. Wiltshire, the 2015 championship runner-up,[…..]

Positives for CDR following tricky Silverstone Grand Prix circuit weekend

Tewkesbury BRDC British Formula 3 outfit Chris Dittmann Racing (CDR) left Silverstone circuit last weekend (11-12 June) with plenty of positives, following a difficult weekend in tricky conditions at the British Grand Prix host venue. CDR’s drivers put together a competitive showing in a dry qualifying session, with American Quinlan Lall leading the Gloucestershire team’s charge in 14th position. The first race was to be dry too, with Lall rising through the field to take 12th position, whilst Kenyan Jeremy Wahome claimed a 15th place finish, improving his best result since moving to the UK championship. Wahome improved further still[…..]

Silverstone British F3 Preview

The home of the British Grand Prix awaits for the Chris Dittmann Racing and rounds 13, 14 and 15 of the 2016 BRDC British F3 season on June 11-12. International trio Quinlan Lall, Krishnaraaj Mahadik and Jeremy Wahome head to Northamptonshire on the back of a promising weekend at Oulton Park on the May bank holiday, when all three enjoyed consistent running. Traffic in qualifying denied Lall and Mahadik what could have top six starting slots, but both came through to battle in and around the top 10. The wide and expansive Grand Prix circuit at Silverstone should offer good[…..]

Points in the Park at Oulton in British F3

The second half of the 2016 BRDC F3 season began at Oulton Park with more consistent points for Chris Dittmann Racing’s international contingent. During a close qualifying, American teenager Quinlan Lall claimed 13th, just over 1.1-seconds slower than pole. Krishnaraaj Mahadik, who came back from a heavy off in Friday testing, lined up a one row further back in 16th, with Jeremy Wahome 21st. The opening race was brought to an early close following a dramatic crash in the midfield after just six laps, but all three were able to improve on their starting positions. Lall rounded out the top[…..]

CDR heading for BRDC F3 midway point

The midway point of the 2016 BRDC British Formula 3 Championship arrives for Chris Dittmann Racing this weekend at Oulton Park in Cheshire. After nine races, Quinlan Lall will be looking to move closer to the top 10 in the championship standings. The 16-year-old American has been fighting among the top 10 all season and running consistently quickly, currently sitting 13th in the championship. Krishnaraaj Mahadik suffered a tough weekend last time out Rockingham Motor Speedway after an early qualifying spin put him on the back foot. Instead he’ll be looking to call on the form he showed at Brands[…..]

Challenging F3 Cup weekend at Brands Hatch

Chris Dittmann Racing was left ruing what might have been after a luckless weekend at Brands Hatch in F3 Cup. The weekend began in promising fashion, with team-mates Stuart Wiltshire and Tony Bishop locking out the second row for the squad during qualifying. Both spent time on provisional pole, but missed out by just a few tenths – though Bishop’s second-best time was enough to secure a front-row start for race two. In the first of the three races, Wiltshire overheated his clutch on the startline, which transpired to remove him from the reckoning while he was later battling for[…..]

More F3 Cup podiums the target at Brands Hatch

F3 Cup front-runner Chris Dittmann Racing heads to Brands Hatch for round two of the championship this weekend (May 14-15). Both Stuart Wiltshire and Tony Bishop secured podiums on the opening F3 Cup weekend, held at Donington Park in April, lying third and fourth in the Drivers’ Championship. They combined to move CDR into second in the Teams’ Championship as the team looks to defend that crown. Team newcomer Malcolm Scott scored two top-10 finishes. In 2015, Wiltshire left Brands Hatch with a brace of podiums, holding off team-mate Bishop in the second, and a fourth-place. Chris Dittmann, team principal,[…..]

Tricky weekend for CDR trio

It was a mixed weekend for Chris Dittmann Racing’s international trio at a sunny Rockingham Motor Speedway, Northamptonshire, in the BRDC British Formula 3 Championship on April 30-May 1. Quinlan Lall enjoyed a good and consistent weekend, his best of the season so far. The American secured a brace of top-10 finishes, claiming a close 10th in races one and three. The two results were split by an 11th-placed finish in the reverse-grid race two. The good points haul has moved him into 13th in the championship table. Kenyan teenager Jeremy Wahome continues to build his experience of UK circuits,[…..]