Sophia Flörsch

Sophia Flörsch

2000-12-01 (age 20)


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Winkelhock set to make DTM return at the Nurburgring

One-time Formula 1 starter Markus Winkelhock is set to make a surprise return to the DTM this month according to's sister title

Floersch 'expected more' from DTM debut at Monza

Formula 3 graduate Sophia Floersch says she expected more from her debut weekend in the DTM at Monza after failing to crack the top 15.

Calderon, Floersch set to race as a duo at Monza Monza
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Calderon, Floersch set to race as a duo at Monza

Tatiana Calderon and Sophia Floersch are set to become the first prototype drivers since 2018 to contest a six-hour FIA World Endurance Championship race as a duo next month at Monza.

Floersch moves to DTM in Abt's third Audi R8 LMS

Abt will expand to three Audi Sports R8 LMS GT3 cars in the DTM this season after signing former FIA Formula 3 driver Sophia Floersch.

Ghiotto, Floersch set to race in DTM in 2021

Formula 2 race winner Luca Ghiotto and ex-Formula 3 racer Sophia Floersch are both poised to race in the DTM for the series' first season under GT3 regulations.

Richard Mille team joins WEC with all-female crew

The Richard Mille Racing team will graduate to the FIA World Endurance Championship this year with an all-female crew comprising Tatiana Calderon, Sophia Floersch and Beitske Visser.

Floersch to skip Spa F3 round to make LMP2 debut

Sophia Floersch is set to make her LMP2 race debut in this month's European Le Mans Series race at Paul Ricard, which will mean missing the Spa round of the FIA Formula 3 series.

Floersch to contest 2020 FIA F3 season with Campos

Sophia Floersch will make her full-time FIA Formula 3 debut in 2020, having completed Campos Racing's line-up.

Floersch, Calderon, Legge form all-female ELMS team

Katherine Legge, Tatiana Calderon and Sophia Floersch will form an all-female line-up in the European Le Mans Series this year, and could race in the Le Mans 24 Hours.

Floersch: Macau changes “the right thing” after 2018 crash

Sophia Floersch says the “right thing” has been done in the changes made to the Lisboa corner at Macau, where she crashed spectacularly in Formula 3 last year.

Floersch to make Macau return with HWA

Sophia Floersch will return to the Macau Grand Prix, the scene of her enormous crash last year, with the HWA team in 2019.

Floersch switches to Regional F3 after FEM demise

Van Amersfoort Racing has elected to take Sophia Floersch into the new Formula Regional European Championship following the collapse of Formula European Masters.

Floersch hits track for first time since Macau GP crash

Formula 3 racer Sophia Floersch has made her comeback to the cockpit, less than four months after her horrific high-speed aerial Macau Grand Prix accident.

Floersch replaced by Schreiner in Formula E test line-up

Sophia Floersch will be replaced by Carrie Schreiner in the HWA ABB FIA Formula E team’s line-up for the test that will follow next month’s Ad Diriyah E-Prix.

GPDA to discuss kerb role in Floersch crash - Grosjean

Formula 1's Grand Prix Drivers' Association will discuss Sophia Floersch's horrific Macau Grand Prix Formula 3 accident with the FIA, with Romain Grosjean saying it exacerbated concerns about 'sausage' kerbs.

Floersch accident not Macau-specific, says team boss

Sophia Floersch's team boss Frits van Amersfoort believes the nature of the Macau circuit was not to blame for the horrific accident she suffered on Sunday.

Floersch has successful seven-hour surgery

Sophia Floersch has undergone a successful seven-hour operation on the spinal fracture she suffered in her horrific Macau Grand Prix crash, doctors have confirmed.

Analysis: The factors that saved Floersch's life

Sophia Floersch’s horrifying accident in the Macau Grand Prix left the motor racing world in shock.

Floersch suffers spinal fracture in Macau crash

Sophia Floersch has been diagnosed with a spinal fracture after her terrifying crash in the Macau Grand Prix, with all the others involved in the accident escaping without serious injury.

FIA women drivers’ assessment proves “burgeoning pool of quality”

Le Mans legend Tom Kristensen says that the FIA’s first-ever Women Drivers Assessment Programme proved the high level of female talent in the sport, and will form the basis for further development opportunities in future.

Floersch enters European F3 with Van Amersfoort

German racer Sophia Floersch has joined Van Amersfoort Racing in the FIA European F3 championship, and will make her series debut at Zandvoort.

VAR rules out European F3 entry for Floersch

Van Amersfoort Racing has ruled out running Sophia Floersch in the 2018 European Formula 3 season, despite plans for the team to enter a third car for the German youngster.

Van Amersfoort keeping F3 seat open for Floersch

Van Amersfoort Racing is holding the door open for Sophia Floersch to join its European Formula 3 line-up for 2018.

Floersch eyes F3 move after test debut

Former Ginetta Junior sensation Sophia Floersch has tested a European Formula 3 car for the first time as she weighs up a move into the series for 2018.

Floersch: Second F4 campaign could be make or break

Sophia Floersch says her second campaign in the ADAC Formula 4 series could be make or break for her hopes of continuing her progression up the single-seater ladder.

Sophia Floersch: A tough lesson in F4’s school of hard knocks columnist Sophia Floersch looks back at the final weekend of her first season in F4 - and looks back at mixed but vital debut campaign.

Sophia Floersch: Another missed opportunity at Zandvoort

In her latest column, German F4 racer Sophia Floersch reflects on another missed opportunity to score points in the most recent round at Zandvoort.

Sophia Floersch: Battling Schumacher at the Nurburgring

In her latest column, Sophia Floersch looks back at an eventful Nurburgring weekend that featured another points finish and some fierce battling with none another than Mick Schumacher.

Sophia Floersch: Lack of testing bites at the Red Bull Ring

In her latest column, German F4 racer Sophia Floersch reflects on a difficult return to action at the Red Bull Ring, where a lack of testing experience cost her dear.

Sophia Floersch: High hopes dashed by Oschersleben rain

Formula 4 racer Sophia Floersch looks back at an initially promising Oschersleben weekend that would end up derailed by ill-timed rain.

Sophia Floersch: A bruising weekend at Lausitz columnist Sophia Floersch reflects on a messy Lausitzring weekend in German Formula 4, complete with pile-ups, red flags and inclement weather.

Sophia Floersch: A weekend of what-ifs at Sachsenring

In her latest column for, rising star Sophia Floersch talks about her second weekend in Formula 4 at Sachsenring, where she scored two top-10 finishes.

Sophia Floersch: Fighting like a lioness on F4 debut

In her first column for, rising star Sophia Floersch talks us through her very first race weekend in open-wheel cars and explains it left her both happy and disappointed.

Floersch confirms German F4 move with Motopark

German racer Sophia Floersch will contest her debut season in single-seaters in the ADAC F4 series in 2016.

Sophia Floersch: The 14-year-old girl worth watching for

In just 10 Ginetta Junior races, 14-year-old Sophia Floersch has done enough to suggest she has a bright future ahead in top-level motorsport. Jamie Klein spoke to her about her future ambitions.