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BRDC British F3 Championship race-winner Ayrton Simmons returns to the UK’s leading single-seater series with Chris Dittmann Racing (CDR) for a one-off appearance at Brands Hatch this weekend (29-30 August).
Simmons, whose main focus for 2020 has been the Euroformula Open, finished third in the championship for CDR last season, claiming three race victories and a further seven podium finishes along the way. His performances for the Tewkesbury-based team last season led to a nomination for the prestigious Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Young Driver Award.
Simmons will partner Josh Skelton in this weekend’s four races, as part of a revised race weekend format on the legendary Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit. Nico Varrone has left the team following the season’s opening two rounds.
Simmons played a significant role in the team’s success at the same venue last season, finishing second in a 1-2 finish for CDR as Nazim Azman claimed a first career win, and will provide an excellent benchmark for Skelton, who will be aiming to build on a first podium in British F3 last time out at Donington Park.
|2019||BRDC British F3 - third overall with three wins|
|2018||British F4 - second overall with four wins and eight further podiums
BRDC British F3 - rounds at Spa Francorchamps, Donington Park and Silverstone, with a best qualifying of third and best race result of fourth
|2017||British Formula 4, 7th overall with one win and five additional podiums|
|2016||British Formula 4, Partial season (missed 6 rounds) due to being underage. – Rookie Vice Champion.|
|2015||Rotax Super One (Jnr), Rotax Euro Challenge (Jnr), F4 Testing|
|2014||Competed in the last two rounds of ABKC Super One National Junior Rotax Max Championship|
|2013||MSA Super One Rotax Minimax Academy PFI – 2nd (Fastest Lap)
HKC Rye House Rotax Minimax – 6th (3 wins 6 Fastest Laps & Fastest Lap Time of Year)
|2012||Rotax World Finals Rotax Micromax Portimao, Portugal – Winner
Spanish Copa Iberica Rotax Minimax – Winner (Circuit Record)
Social Championship Motorland Aragon Rotax Minimax – Winner
Madrid Social Championship Torrejon Rotax Minimax – Winner (3 Wins, 5 Fastest Laps)
|2011||Madrid Social Championship Torrejon Rotax Minimax – 3rd
Madrid Social Championship Torrejon Rotax Micromax – 2nd (1 Win, 3 Fastest Laps)
BNL Championship Rotax Micromax – 8th
|2010||Rotax Spanish Championship, Micromax – 3rd
Madrid Social Championship Torrejon Rotax Micromax – 3rd
Madrid Social Championship Torrejon Comer Cadet – Champion (5 Wins, 7 Fastest Laps)
|2009||Madrid Social Championship Torrejon Comer Cadet – Champion (3 Wins, 5 Fastest Laps)|