Turkish Racing Driver Cem Bölükbaşı To Race at Formula 3
Racing driver Cem Bölükbaşı, who started competing on real tracks after winning championships on virtual tracks, will participate in Formula 3 Asia championship for a full season for the first time in his career, supported by the Türkiye Tourism Promotion and Development Agency (TGA).
Cem Bölükbaşı continues his success on real tracks, where he has been a professional racing driver for the past two seasons after winning several world championships in e-sports. Bölükbaşı, will participate in Formula Racing Series for a full season and race in 2021 Formula 3 Asia Championship. He will be the driver of BlackArts Racing Team at F3 Series which will include a total of 15 races. Supported by TGA, Cem Bölükbaşı will represent Türkiye in F3 Asia 2021 season with his gotürkiye logo branded car as part of the sponsorship.
The F3 Asia Series will kick off on January 29-30 in Dubai. In the first weekend, there will be a total of three races. On February 4-5 and February 6-7 in Abu Dhabi Yas Marina there will be a total of six races. Bölükbaşı will race in the same team with successful drivers such as Lorenzo Fluxa, Zdenek Chovanec, and Rafael Villagomez. He will race in a total of six races, three on February 12-14 and three on February 19-20 at the last two legs and in total he will race in 15 single-seater races.
As one of the most successful and rare examples of transition from e-sport to real racing, Bölükbaşı is closely followed by the authorities and he had his first F3 experience in 2019, at Formula Renault Eurocup’s 9th leg, in Hockenheim Circuit. In 2019 and 2020 seasons, at GT4 European Championships, Bölükbaşı was in BAM team. He completed the 2020 season as one of the drivers in BAM team, in second place in Pro-AM category.
During Formula 3 Asia championship, viewers can follow Go Türkiye Instagram account where live posts will be shared from to keep up with the race.