Brilliant podium for Chris Dittmann Racing on opening weekend of F3 Cup at Donington Park

Brilliant podium for Chris Dittmann Racing on opening weekend of F3 Cup at Donington Park

25.04.2018: A brilliant performance by Cian Carey saw Chris Dittmann Racing finish with a podium as the F3 Cup got underway this weekend (20-22 April).

A brilliant performance by Cian Carey saw Chris Dittmann Racing finish with a podium as the F3 Cup got underway this weekend (20-22 April).
 


The Irishman moved up from P10 to third place and was unlucky not to finish with a win in the final race at Donnington Park to cap an impressive drive.
 


Meanwhile, father and son - Phillip and Patrick Jeans - showed vast improvement day-by-day with limited testing going into the new season.
 


And while it proved to be a difficult start to the weekend, the final race left the team positive for the rest of the Championship.
 


Team principal Chris Dittmann said: “
It was a really positive way to finish the weekend. “We had problems with Cian’s engine, which meant he didn’t have the power there to finish the first two races. “But the team did an amazing job to fix the issue in time for the third race.
 


“Cian had a lot to do, but carried on with his form from last year to set some of the fastest laps and get into third – and was only a few seconds off winning in the end.”


 

Chris Dittmann Racing went into the 2018 Championship with three drivers.
 

Irishman Cian Carey was keen to continue his great form from last season that saw him finish third in the Championship, taking five podiums, including a win on the final race of the year.
 


Phillip Jeans returned to the team for a second season after five races in 2017, while son Patrick joined the team to take his first race in an F3 car.
 


But engine problems in qualifying for Cian meant the driver did well to finish P6, with Patrick in P8 and Phillip in P9.
 


The engine problems continued for Cian, with a DNF for the first two races.
 


Principal Chris Dittmann: "
All the drivers showed some great pace and improvement and it’s a really positive start to the Championship that we aim to push on from."
 


Patrick finished P7 and P6 respectively, with Phillip P9 and P7.
 


But Cian made sure the team finished on a high with a superb P3 in the final race, while Patrick finished in P8 and Phillip in P10 – with the latter putting in his fastest lap,  some 1.5 seconds faster than his best effort last year.
 


Chris added: “Seeing as Phillip had no testing before the race and his last race was back in September, he showed great improvement across the weekend.



"Patrick also showed great improvement with limited testing. He ended up lapping within a second of the front running cars.
 


“All the drivers showed some great pace and improvement and it’s a really positive start to the Championship that we aim to push on from.”






-PRBox - Photos  Tara Andrews

Permanent-URL: http://www.automobilsport.com/chris-dittmann-racing-f3-cup-donington-park---175224.html

25.04.2018 / MaP

More News

Jamie Caroline impresses on British F3 debut
31.10.2016
Pirtek Racing’s young gun Jamie Caroline provided further indication of his talents with an impressive performance on his BRDC British Formula 3 debut at Snetterton. Fresh from a top ten championship finish in t more >>
James Pull to make step up to BRDC British F3 in season finale
23.08.2016
James Pull is set to compete in the BDRC British F3 season finale with Carlin. The 16-year-old driver will make the step up in the Championship’s final round at Donington as he explores his options for 2017. The ADD Motorsports-supported racer is cur more >>
Two top tens and a gong for Eugene Denyssen at Snetterton
08.08.2016
 What    British Formula 3 Round 7Where    Snetterton, EnglandWhen    6-7 August 2016South Africa's British Formula 3 rookie Eugene Denyssen was deligh more >>
Eugene Denyssen enjoys his best British F3 outing yet at Spa Francorchamps
11.07.2016
Who: Eugene DenyssenWhat: BRDC British Formula 3 Championship - Round 5Where: Spa, BelgiumWhen: 8-9 July 2016South African Eugene Denyssen enjoyed his best outing yet when the British Formula 3 championship travelled to the epic S more >>
Denyssen raring to race British F3 at Spa Francorchamps
01.07.2016
Who: Eugene DenyssenWhat: BRDC British Formula 3 Championship - Round 5Where: Spa-FrancorchampsWhile racing at Silverstone last time out was a major moment in South African Eugene Denyssen’s British Formula 3 championship campaign, that someh more >>
Eugene Denyssen focused on points
19.05.2016
SA British F3 racer Eugene intends to bouncing back at Oulton ParkWho: Eugene DenyssenWhat: BRDC British Formula 3 Championship - Round 4Where: Oulton Park, EnglandWhen: 29-30 May 2016The fourth round o more >>
Eugene Deneyssen is learning fast in British Formula 3
02.05.2016
Who: Eugene DenyssenWhat: BRDC British Formula 3 Championship - Round 3Where: Rockingham Motor Speedway, Corby, EnglandWhen: 1 May 2016Rockingham British F3 weekend a steep learning curve SA lad Eugene Deneyssen more >>
Another win for Lando Norris after thrilling weekend in BRDC F3
02.05.2016
Lando Norris put on another pacey display to finish with a win and two third places in the BRDC British F3 Championship.The 16-year-old Carlin driver ended up on top after a closely-fought battle in the first race at Rockingham.  And althoug more >>
SA driver Eugene Denyssen ready to rock
21.04.2016
Who: Eugene DenyssenWhat: BRDC British Formula 3 Championship - Round 3Where: Rockingham Motor Speedway, Corby, EnglandWhen: 1 May 2016Photo caption:   Eugene Denyssen is looking for three British F3 top-ten results at Rockingha more >>
Bruising British F3 return for quick Raoul Hyman
18.04.2016
Who: Raoul HymanWhat: BRDC British Formula 3 Championship - Round 2Where: Brands Hatch GP Circuit, Kent, EnglandWhen: 16-17 March 2016SA wildcard Raul Hyman out of luck on Brands Hatch British Formula 3 return more >>
Wildcard Raoul Hyman to stir up British F3
15.04.2016
Who: Raoul HymanWhat: BRDC British Formula 3 Championship - Round 2Where: Brands Hatch GP Circuit, Kent, EnglandWhen: 16-17 March 2016South African wildcard Raoul Hyman hopes for more of this at Brand Hatch this weekend more >>
Li Zhi Cong drives his way onto the podium twice in Thruxton
17.08.2014
British Formula 3 Championship at ThruxtonLi Zhi Cong (CN) made it onto the podium twice during the tenth race weekend of the British Formula 3 Championship. The Carlin driver “powered by Volkswagen” crossed the finishing l more >>
Jordan King doubles season victory tally as he rules the 然ing to clinch British F3 crown
24.09.2013
Jordan King proved himself to be Lord of the ‘Ring as he stormed to a dominant double victory around the legendary Nürburgring to cap a remarkable 2013 campaign by clinching the fiercely-contested British Formula Thre more >>
SRO unveil new-look British F3 2014 calendar
23.09.2013
Series returns to British foundations with addition of Thruxton and just one overseas round SRO Motorsports Group has today announced the exciting provisional 2014 calendar for the new-look Cooper Tires British Formula 3 Internationa more >>
King Jordan wins final race of 2013 at Nürburgring
22.09.2013
Zheng doubles-up to finish on a high in National Class  The 2013 Cooper Tires British Formula 3 International Series came to an end this morning, and it was Carlin's newly crowned Champion Jordan King that took an accompli more >>
Nürburgring British F3 race 3 classification
22.09.2013
British Formula 3 at Nürburgring  Germany, 22/09/131     Jordan King         2     Carlin     31:23.2992     more >>
King and Guimaraes share the wins, but King is crowned Champion
22.09.2013
Zheng and Vlok take a win apiece in final round  The Nuburgring played host to a thrilling day of Cooper Tires British Formula 3 International Series action today, with the results of the second race seeing Carlin's Jordan King more >>
Jolyon Palmer grabs maiden GP2 pole in Singapore
21.09.2013
Briton leads Carlin front row in Singapore Jolyon Palmer picked up where he left off earlier today: the Brit dominated an eventful and tricky qualifying session at Marina Bay with a blazing laptime of 1:53.600. He beat teammate F more >>
Singapore GP2 Qualifying classification 2013
21.09.2013
GP2 Series 20131.    Jolyon Palmer    Carlin    1:53.600    112.    Felipe Nasr    Carlin    1:53.852    103.    Fabio Leimer    Racing Engineering    1:53.870    124.&nb more >>
Jordan King took double pole at Nurburgring
21.09.2013
CF Racing's Zheng doubles up with a pair of poles  Carlin's Jordan King took a stunning double pole position at the Nürburgring in Germany today ahead of this weekend's three race Cooper Tires British Formula 3 International more >>
Cameron Twynham secures British F3 podium treble at Brands Hatch
14.08.2013
Cameron Twynham adapted quickly to an unfamiliar car to finish on the National Class podium in each of last weekend’s three British Formula 3 races at Brands Hatch (10/11 August). The 17-year-old European F3 Op more >>
Zwei Siege für Rückkehrer Jaafar Meisterschaftsführung für King
12.08.2013
Britische Formel-3-MeisterschaftRückkehrer Jazeman Jaafar (MAL) hat Volkswagen zwei Siege am dritten Rennwochenende der Britischen Formel-3-Meisterschaft in Brands Hatch beschert. Der Vizemeister von 2012 triumphierte bei seinem ersten Auftritt more >>
Jazeman Jaafar doubles up as Jordan King takes control in the points
12.08.2013
Ed Jones wins both Sunday races in the National Class  Fortec’s Felipe Guimaraes’ first win in the Cooper Tires British Formula 3 International Series and a Carlin 1-2-3 in the second race of the day were the ke more >>
Jazeman Jaafar's proven F3 experience produces two wins and three podiums
12.08.2013
Jazeman Jaafar returned to familiar territory this weekend, competing in the Brands Hatch round of the Cooper Tires British F3 International Series, taking two wins and three podiums in the three races at the UK circuit. The 20-ye more >>
Jordan King inches closer to the crown as he steals the initiative in British F3 title tussle
12.08.2013
Jordan King has ensured that he will go into the 2013 British Formula Three International Series season finale as the man to beat in the chase for the coveted crown, after storming into the championship lead following a consistently strong showing in the penultimate meeting at more >>
Carlin's Jazeman Jaafar fends off Jordan King for Brands Hatch win
10.08.2013
British Formula3  Round 3: Brands Hatch - Saturday Zheng continues National class winning streak for CF Racing  Jazeman Jaafar converted pole-position into a lights-to-flag victory in the weekend's opening more >>
Carlin duo on top in Friday testing at Brands Hatch
09.08.2013
West-Tec 1-2-3 in National Class practice on the GP circuit Carlin's Jazeman Jaafar and Jordan King were the pace setters in the two 60-minute free practice sessions on the Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit today ahead of this weekend's thir more >>
Buller closing in on British F3 title as Carlin ups the ante
08.08.2013
A five-car Carlin team will take on rivals from Fortec and Double R this weekend  With half the season complete, the highly competitive 2013 Cooper Tires British Formula 3 International Series returns to the UK this weekend (10/11 August) for th more >>
Li Zhi Cong joins Carlin for British F3痴 Brands Hatch GP weekend
02.08.2013
Chinese driver added to increasing Carlin squad  Chinese driver Peter Li Zhi Cong is the latest addition to the Cooper Tires British Formula 3 International Series. The 19-year-old will race an International class car for the Carlin more >>
Brilliant Belgian podium hat-trick sees Jordan King close in on championship lead
29.07.2013
Jordan King annexed a superb podium hat-trick as the prestigious British Formula Three International Series made its first overseas trip of 2013 to Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium, where the talented Warwickshire single-se more >>
Antonio Giovinazzi takes a slippery Spa victory
27.07.2013
Sun Zheng finishes his perfect Spa weekend with a third win  Double R Racing's Antonio Giovinazzi (ITA) bagged an important win at a very wet Spa-Francorchamps this morning, the Italian racer led from start to finish with Carlin's Jann Marde more >>
Buller and King share the wins in wet Spa double-header
27.07.2013
CF Racing's Zheng doubles up in National Class   Honours were shared yesterday between Fortec Motorsports and Carlin as Will Buller and Jordan King took victories in race one and race two of the second round of the 2013 Cooper Tires British Formula 3 International Series. CF Racing's Sun Zheng was the man to beat in the National Class, taking both ra more >>
Silverstone podium for Roberto La Rocca
29.05.2013
Venezuelan youngster makes strong start to 2013 Cooper Tires British Formula 3 International Series  Roberto La Rocca took another podium finish in the opening round of the 2013 Co more >>
Jordan King breaks through with maiden F3 triumph at 践ome of British Motor Racing
28.05.2013
As Jordan King continues to punch above his paucity of experience during his rookie campaign of Formula 3 competition in 2013, his speed, racecraft and superb overtaking prowess have carried the talented young Warwickshire ace to t more >>
Carlin痴 Jordan King win race three, Giovinazzi takes race two.
27.05.2013
Buller leads after opening weekend as Jones seals the national treble Jordan King rounded off what he described as a mixed weekend in the best possible style, winning the third and final Cooper Tires British Formula 3 International Series race at more >>
Silverstone Provisional British F3 Entry List 2013
23.05.2013
2013 COOPER TIRES BRITISH FORMULA 3 INTERNATIONAL SERIES 1 Nicholas Latifi Carlin Dallara F312 Volkswagen INT 12 Jordan King Carlin Dallara F312 Volkswagen INT 13 William Buller Fortec Motorsport Dallara F312 HWA Me more >>
British F3 lines up for super Silverstone start
23.05.2013
Nineteen cars to take part in round 1 of top British series The Cooper Tires British Formula 3 International Series begins this weekend at the Silverstone circuit in Northamptonshire, with arguably some of the strongest young drivers in any top-cl more >>
Sun Zheng joins CF Racing for 2013 British F3 campaign
24.04.2013
CF Racing has announced it will enter the 2013 Cooper Tires British F3 International Series with promising Chinese racer, Sun Zheng, in a Dallara F308 with a Neil Brown Engineering Mugen Honda powerplant in the National Class. Zheng is the first driver to benefit from a new partnership between the Welsh team and Chinese KRC squad, which aims to promote th more >>
SRO confirms solid interest in 2013 British F3 series
07.03.2013
The SRO Motorsport Group has announced today at a special launch event at its London headquarters that it has received unanimous and positive feedback from teams based in the UK and abroad in respect of the revised format for the 2013 more >>

Kategorien

STROOSSEN ENGLEN ASBL www.stroossenenglen.lu

2001-2019 automobilsport.com full copyright