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[…..]

CDR back in BRDC British F3 action this weekend

Chris Dittmann Racing’s (CDR) BRDC British Formula 3 Championship campaign heads to Snetterton this weekend (27-28 May), with the team riding high following a fantastic double win at the Norfolk circuit in the recent round of the F3 Cup Championship. Team principal Chris Dittmann returns to the pit-wall following his two victories, with driving duties to be handled by the team’s regular BRDC British F3 driver line-up of young Brit Omar Ismail and Kenya’s Jeremy Wahome. Ismail could be a man to watch on the challenging 300 circuit this weekend, fresh from delivering the Tewkesbury squad’s first podium of the[…..]

Dominant double for CDR at Snetterton

Chris Dittmann Racing [CDR] secured its first wins of the season in F3 Cup as team owner Chris Dittmann claimed two victories from three Snetterton races. On a weekend of mixed conditions, 2012 champion Dittmann stepped in for the absent Phillip Jeans and began by claiming a front-row start in qualifying. Cian Carey lined up directly behind the second-placed Dittmann in fourth, with returnee Gino Ussi 10th and Peter Venn 13th. It was almost a CDR 1-2 in the opener as both Dittmann and Carey opted for wets on a drying track while those around them pitted for slicks before[…..]

CDR set for Snett in F3 Cup

Chris Dittmann Racing returns to F3 Cup action at Snetterton on May 13-14, with a four-strong squad searching for more success. The team heads to Norfolk in good form and with two drivers in the championship top six. Peter Venn sits fifth after a consistent weekend at Donington Park, claiming a brace of sixth-place finishes in his first F3 Cup event. His last visit to Snetterton while racing in Monoposto yielded two podiums. One place behind in the standings in sixth, Cian Carey set a new lap record and claimed a pair of fourth places either side of a non-finish last[…..]