BlackArts Racing Team

BlackArts Racing Team (BAR) is a China / Hong Kong registered motor racing team that was formed in January, 2015. Its main operational headquarters is located within the Zhuhai International Circuit, in Zhuhai, Guangdong Province bordering Macau. The teams business operations predominantly focus on professional racing series in Asia including F3 Asian Championship, Asian Formula Renault Series/AFR Series, Circuit Hero Series, China Formula 4 Championship, and TCR Asia Series. The team also provides year-round beginning and advanced driver training via racing schools, individual driver training, and corporate track days.

Hong Kong BlackArts Racing Team
BAR logo 2016 team logo.jpg
Founded2015
BaseHong Kong (HQ)
Zhuhai International Circuit, Guangdong Province, People's Republic of China (operations)
Team principal(s)Bill O'Brien
Current seriesF3 Asian Championship
Asian Formula Renault Series
China Formula 4 Championship
Current driversTurkey Cem Bölükbaşı
Spain Lorenzo Fluxa
Mexico Rafael Villagómez
Portugal Zdenek Chovanec
Malaysia Alister Yoong
Teams'
Championships
Asian Formula Renault Series:
2015-2019
China Formula 4 Championship:
2017-2019
F3 Asian Championship:
2020
Drivers'
Championships
Asian Formula Renault Series:
2015 : Dan Wells
2016 : Josh Burdon
2017 : Charles Leong
2018 : Daniel Cao
2019 : Joey Alders
China Formula 4 Championship:
2017 : Charles Leong
2019 : Conrad Clark
F3 Asian Championship:
2019-20 :Joey Alders
Websitehttp://www.blackartsracing.com
Asia formula renault 2016

The team's most notable achievements include winning the Driver and Team Championships in the 2015-2018 Asia Formula Renault Series.

HistoryEdit

The BlackArts Racing (BAR) team was founded by a group of four entrepreneurs, business professionals and senior executives in January 2015.

Team Highlights:

2015: A group of successful International entrepreneurs create BAR to compete in the Asia Formula Renault Series and Circuit Hero Series.

Asia Formula Renault - 12 races with 12 Class A Wins - Driver's Champion and 2nd Runner Up; Team Champion

Circuit Hero Series [Pan Delta Super Racing Festival] - 18 BAR podiums in 6 races - Champions, Class A and C

KL GP BAR 10th overall and 4th in the GT4 Class in the first ever KL GP

Macau GP Three BAR drivers in two divisions, including the F3 GP

2016:

Circuit Hero 500 km Winner, Class A; Double Podiums Formula Enduro

Asia Formula Renault - 12 races with 7 Class A Wins - Class A Driver's Champion; Team Champion

2017

Asia Formula Renault Driver's Champion Class A, Class B; Team Champion

FIA China F4 Driver's Champion; Team Champion

2018

Asia Formula Renault Class A Driver's Champion; Team Champion

FIA China F4 Team Champion

Racing SchoolEdit

The Racing School is a formal driver training course recognized by the Hong Kong Automobile Association (HKAA), able to issue race license certificates through its one-day and two day courses. The Racing School is available to both newer and experienced drivers. BAR also conducts an annual Advanced Training Course with the assistance of professional engineers and coaches such as LeMans Champions Richard Bradley (racing driver), Danny Watts, etc. The Racing School is conducted with both formula cars Formula Renault and touring cars Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup.

Current Series ResultsEdit

F3 Asian Championship

Year Car Drivers Races Wins Poles Fast Laps Points D.C. T.C.
2018 Tatuus F3-T318   Louis Prette 15 0 0 0 70 9th 6th
  Thomas Lüdi 6 0 0 0 0 25th
  Presley Martono 3 0 0 0 6 20th
  Tom Beckhäuser 3 0 0 0 1 22nd
2019 Summer Series Tatuus F3-T318   Thomas Lüdi 15 0 0 0 1 20th 3rd
  Brendon Leitch 15 0 0 1 152 4th
  Tom Beckhäuser 6 0 0 0 12 17th
  Miki Koyama 6 0 0 0 18 15th
2019 Winter Series Tatuus F3-T318   Vivien Keszthelyi 9 0 0 0 13 13th 5th
  Joey Alders 3 0 0 0 0 NC
  Charles Leong 3 0 0 0 20 12th
2020 Tatuus F3-T318   Thomas Lüdi 14 0 0 0 3 17th 1st
  Joey Alders 15 5 0 3 266 1st
  Yu Kanamaru 15 1 0 0 104 6th
  Mikhael Belov 3 0 0 1 39 11th
  Miki Koyama 3 0 0 0 6 16th
2021 Tatuus F3-T318   Rafael Villagómez 15 0 0 0 6 18th 6th
  Lorenzo Fluxá 15 0 0 0 22 14th
  Zdeněk Chovanec 2 0 0 0 2 19th
  Cem Bölükbaşı 15 0 0 0 61 9th


China Formula 4 Championship

Year Car Drivers Races Wins Poles Fast Laps Points D.C. T.C.
2016 Mygale-Geely   Pavan Ravishankar 3 0 0 0 12 14th NC
2017 Mygale-Geely   Hon Chio Leong 17 11 3 9 345 1st 1st
  Louis Prette 3 0 0 0 26 17th
  Josh Burdon 3 3 1 3 75 8th
  Yves Volte 14 1 0 2 239 4th
  Daniel Cao 2 0 1 0 27 16th 9th
  Ryan Liu 11 0 0 0 39 11th
2018 Mygale-Geely   Daim Hishammudin 18 4 2 2 256 3rd 1st
  Hon Chio Leong 3 2 0 0 0 NC
  Daniel Wells 3 0 0 0 55 9th
  Daniel Cao 6 3 1 3 105 7th
  Minjae Kang 3 0 0 0 32 13th
  Oscar Lee 6 0 0 0 50 12th
2019 Mygale-Geely   Patrick Tsang 3 0 0 0 5 25th 1st
  Lu Zhiwei 5 0 0 0 18 20th
  Nic Lai 8 0 0 0 24 19th
  Conrad Clark 17 12 3 10 379 1st
  Eric Sun 2 0 0 0 27 15th
  Liu Zezhen 3 0 0 0 48 7th
2020 Mygale-Geely   Oscar Gao 8 0 0 0 51 9th 4th
  Zhu Yuanjie 10 0 0 0 96 6th
  Kang Ling 2 0 0 0 0 NC

TimelineEdit

Current series
Asian Formula Renault Series 2015-2019
China Formula 4 Championship 2016-2020
F3 Asian Championship 2018-2021

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • [1] “TCR Asia Reveals Drivers”. TCR-Series.com 27 April 2016. Bill O’Brien talks about co-founding BAR and racing in TCR
  • [2] “Burdon to contest 2016 Asia Formula Renault Series.” Cams.com.au. Josh Burdon to contest 2016 AFR Series with BlackArts Racing after successful winter testing
  • [3] “Burdon racing towards Asia Formula Renault crown” Speedcafe.com 27 October 2016. Josh Burdon set to win 2016 Asia Formula Renault Series for BlackArts Racing
  • [4] “Dream Team within reach of Hong Kong formula racing fans.” Ejisight.com 5 Aug, 2015 Dan Wells of BlackArts Racing offers racing internship contest while leading AFR championship