ISTANBUL (AA) – Sponsored by Rixos Hotels and All-Accor Live Limitless firm Cem Bölükbaşı, the first pilot to represent Turkey at the Formula 2 World Championships.
The press conference on the sponsorship agreement was held at the Fairmont Quasar Hotel in Macediaco.
Giving a statement to members of the press at the meeting, Cem Bölükbaşı said he was still at the beginning of the road and said, “It will not be easy. We do our best as a team, we always improve ourselves and that is why we are positive.” He said.
Regarding the race in Monaco last month, the 24-year-old pilot said, “I’ve never been to Monaco before. Believe me, no matter how much you play simulations, no matter how hard you train, it’s a very real race on Monaco streets. Feelings are different. It may not be the most enjoyable race to watch, but when you go there to race, you say, ‘This track needs to be on the calendar.’ You say. I have never felt such an environment on any other track. It was a very different experience for me. ” Expressed opinions.
– “Went to Baku on the most enjoyable track”
Cem Bölükbaşı explained that he rarely saw Formula Pilots in races and that the competition between racers was great, and continued as follows:
“It’s not my first race, it’s 10th, 12th, even if I come first, no one will come to you and say, ‘You’re great,’ because we’re 20. The competition is so much. Different. We have a good friendship with my teammate Enzo. Enzo said, ‘I was surprised to see you behind me, when did you come?’ “I only have experience in simulation. Other pilots have raced here 10-15 times. They can come to this level in 5-6 years. Experience varies, but races are good for me. Fast track is very enjoyable, like Barcelona. Monaco a. There are huge angles. Looks like you’re turning. There’s no straight. Monaco really looks like a road track. But Baku was the most enjoyable track I’ve ever seen. The high speed is here. Be good at all different tracks. “
Asked if he would like to compete in different series, Cem Bölükbaşı said: “I want to, why not. One of the biggest misfortunes of this year is that all races match at the same time. They are not allowed to race. They want you to continue the championship. ” Replied.
Cem Bölükbaşı, who is fighting for the Charouz team, said he has small goals for the future and has gradually changed: “If I can fight for points, if I can score regularly in every race, it will be great. We have done the 6th race. We have 8 races ahead of us. By the end of a positive year. We can move forward. Now my goal is not to fall behind the point threshold. ” Used phrases.
– “I was unlucky in Baku”
Asked how he mentally prepared himself for the race, Sam Balukbasi said, “Unfortunately, the overalls we wear this year have no pockets. My mother complains most about it. Because she can’t keep bad eye beads in her pocket. He could have kept them in the pockets of the overall race. ” His words created laughter.
Noting that the process of mental preparation is very important, Cem Bölükbaşı said, “It’s a long year, a long race. I’m really positive psychologically. There are a lot of accidents in motor racing. I was unlucky in Baku over the weekend. Is. ” He said.
“If you were in Formula 1 and you had to pick a teammate, who would you choose?” “I want to be a teammate of Fernando Alonso.” Cem Bölükbaşı replied that he would like to advise Fernando Alonso at the same time.
Finally, Cem Bölükbaşı, in answer to a question, “My development is faster than the development of the car.” Used phrases.
– Sagegin: “Our first goal for Sem Bolukbashi is Formula 1”
Yiğit Sezgin, World Trade President of the sponsoring company All-Accor Live Limitless, said that they are a French company that has been seriously sponsoring sports for years and said, “Formula 1 and Formula 2 will soon become electricity. We are preparing accordingly.” Cem Bölükbaşı, our first goal for one of the first pilots is Formula 1. We will continue to patronize and support him until Formula 1 arrives. ” Used phrases.
Sজzgin said they wanted to promote Cem Bölükbaşı abroad in the best way possible through their own platform, their own press and their own hotel, and this was their most important support:
“If we become one of the main sponsors of Formula 1, we can push Cem into this organization. Of course, the success of Cem needs to be enhanced. The first Formula 2 racer to come out of the simulation. He is a pioneer in this field. He is not one of the rich kids to do this job. .
If he continues this aggression, which is a crazy game, he is also very fearless, not for every brave man who gets 20 to 11 or 10, he is a man who can do these things, Sam. There have been some mishaps, they hit me from behind, but these will happen. There is no education without reading. Maybe a little earlier this year, but you can’t tell, if he had continued his durability, maybe he would have gone 20s to 5s. I am sure he will show this success. “