After winning world championships in esports, young racing driver Cem Bölükbaşı, who has been pursuing a successful career professionally on real tracks for the last two seasons, continues to compete in new championships with the aim of becoming Turkey's first Formula 2023 pilot in 1.
Cem Bölükbaşı will start his first Euroformula Open adventure with 10 races on the Hungaroring Hungary track on July 11-3.
Bölükbaşı will be on the Hungaroring track with the Van Amersfoort Racing (VAR) team, which has trained many legendary pilots such as Formula 1's leading names Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc.
While the first race with the qualifying laps will be completed on Saturday, July 10 at the Euroformula Open Hungaroring track, the second and third races will be held on Sunday, July 11th.
“I want to continue to wave the Turkish Flag on the tracks”
Stating that he is excited for the Euroformula Open races, Bölükbaşı said, “I am excited and happy to be going to my first Euroformula Open race with the Van Amersfoort Racing (VAR) team, which has trained names such as Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc, who run from success to success on the Formula 1 tracks. I want to crown my story, which I carried from the virtual world to the real tracks, with new trophies every time, and to wave the flag of my country on more than one track. I would like to thank my agency TEM Agency, who has always been there for me, especially Getir, Doğuş, Mavi and Merih Demiral and TeamMavi, Rixos, Go Turkey, Mesa, Gedik Piliç, who made me take part in this championship with their support.”
The successful pilot managed to become the third best rookie in the first Formula 3 Asian Championship of his career this year; He also finished second in his category in the 4-hour European Le Mans race he participated in for the first time.