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[…..]

Marzorati’s maiden podium the highlight for CDR at Donington Park

Max Marzorati’s maiden BRDC British F3 podium finish was the highlight of Chris Dittmann Racing’s visit to Donington Park last weekend (10-11 July). Marzorati’s second place in the final race of the event maintained CDR’s record of taking podium finishes at every weekend of the 2021 season so far, while teammate Ayrton Simmons took home two strong top-eight finishes, despite not turning a wheel at the East Midlands circuit for two years. Marzorati’s best result of his British F3 career so far came after a brilliant drive that saw him take the lead on the first lap of the race,[…..]

Destination Donington as CDR aims for third BRDC British F3 win of the season

Chris Dittmann Racing’s BRDC British F3 team returns to action this weekend at Donington Park (11-12 July), with another triple header of races for drivers Ayrton Simmons and Max Marzorati. The Tewkesbury-based squad is looking for a third win of the season so far, having tasted the victory champagne at both Brands Hatch and Silverstone in Britain’s leading single-seater racing category. CDR are the only team this season to have won at both venues raced at this year, and did so last time out at Silverstone with Simmons, despite a transmission issue that has been traced back to his round[…..]

Simmons and CDR salvage supreme win at Silverstone

A trying BRDC British F3 weekend at Silverstone (26-27 June) ended in triumph for Chris Dittmann Racing, after a superb drive from Ayrton Simmons in the final race of the weekend. Hobbled throughout the event by an issue that appears to be linked to his Brands Hatch race two accident, Simmons took advantage of a strong starting position in race three at Silverstone to take the lead early on and soar to his second victory of the season, despite a mid-race safety car period that wiped out his early advantage. His impressive victory backed up a pair of top-10 results[…..]

CDR targets British F3 silverware search at Silverstone

Chris Dittmann Racing heads to the Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit this weekend (26-27 June) for the second event of this year’s BRDC British F3 Championship. The Tewkesbury-based team travels to the home of the British Grand Prix in determined mood after a strong start to the season at Brands Hatch last month. With Ayrton Simmons, the team enjoyed a perfect opening day of the new campaign with a double pole position, lap record and a victory in the first race of the year, while Max Marzorati also banked important points throughout the weekend. While the next two races didn’t quite[…..]

CDR and Simmons the Saturday stars in BRDC British F3 season opener

Chris Dittmann Racing and Ayrton Simmons were the stars of the first day of the 2021 BRDC British F3 Championship season, with a record-breaking Saturday (22 May) at Brands Hatch. Racing on the legendary and hugely challenging Grand Prix circuit, Simmons showed his proven class with a perfect performance in qualifying that saw him claim two pole positions and break the BRDC British F3 lap record in the process. The British driver’s lap time of 1:20.298 was the fastest ever recorded by a current specification British F3 car, and was over a quarter of a second quicker than any other[…..]


Chris Dittmann Racing heads to the legendary Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit in Kent this weekend (22-23 May) for the first three rounds of the 2021 BRDC British F3 Championship. With a full and familiar driver line up, the Tewkesbury team travels to the former F1 Grand Prix venue in a confident mood; Chris Dittmann Racing has taken 1-2 finishes in races at the venue in the past two seasons, the only team on the grid to achieve such a feat. After a busy few weeks of preparation, the team’s three drivers; Ayrton Simmons, Max Marzorati and Alex Fores, got[…..]


Chris Dittmann Racing is elated to confirm that Ayrton Simmons will return to the team for the 2021 BRDC British F3 season.   Simmons is CDR’s most successful driver in the category, taking five wins and an additional seven podiums, as well as five pole positions with the Tewkesbury-based team. A full season in 2019 resulted in third place in the championship standings, with Simmons claiming more wins than the eventual champion, and was a finalist in that year’s Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Award. The 20-year-old British driver first raced with CDR in 2018, making his debut at the Spa[…..]