05/12/12 - Newly crowned F3 Cup champion Chris Dittmann has been
named the UK's top national racing single seater driver for 2012
according to Motorsport News.
The 23-year-old, who recorded six victories and 11 podium
finishes on his way to becoming the inaugural F3 Cup champion,
fought off competition from British Formula Ford and BARC Renault
to finish top of the publication's single seater drivers poll.
Dittmann edged Intersteps champion Matt Parry and British Formula
Ford racer Eric Lichtenstein to the top spot. The full list can be
found in this week's issue of Motorsport News.
Competing in the 2012 F3 Cup championship was the Tewkesbury
racer's first taste of single seater racing after several years in
sportscars. The campaign saw Dittmann secure his first career race
victory which soon turned into a maiden championship triumph,
ensuring 2012 was a year to remember.
He said: "This just caps off my season nicely. It's been a great
year for me. It shows that the F3 Cup has come a long way this
MINI Challenge champion Lee Allen and Marangoni Tyres Production
BMW Championship champion Ben Winrow finished second and third in
the Tin Tops Top 10 for 2012.
F3 Cup also features heavily in Motorsport News' national single
seater 2012 review inside this week's issue. The publication
described the championship as "One of the big success stories of
Dittmann and his team are already well under way with their
preparations for the 2013 season and he hopes to be in a position
to announce his plans before Christmas.
He added: "We've received a lot of interest about next year and
we are seriously talking to a couple of drivers. We have also done
a bit of testing during the winter which has yielded promising
Drivers and teams interested in joining the 2013 F3 Cup
should contact championship co-ordinator Simon Davey on 07770
368648, email email@example.com. For
all the latest news and further announcements visit www.f3cup.co.uk. Follow F3 Cup
on twitter at www.twitter.com/f3cup.