MACAO – Tragic accident in F3 at the Macau Grand Prix: the German driver Sophia Floersch, 17, jumped off the track with her car in a curve ending up against some people who attended the race. Floersch was transported to a conscious state in hospital along with two photographers, a commissioner and another pilot involved in the accident. He reported the fracture of the vertebral column.
One of the injured photographers would suffer from a concussion, the other from a wound in the abdomen that would have caused the laceration of the liver. For the tracker of fracture track of the face, in addition to wounds on the abdomen and on the face.
In the end the race was won by European vice-champion Daniel Ticktum, with the continental number one, Mick Schumacher (son of Michael, seven times F1 world champion) , in fifth place.
Born in Grunwald, Germany, in 2000, Sophia Floersch currently runs in F3 with Van Amersfoot Racing. She is best known for being the first woman in 2016 to win points in F4. But his car career had begun much earlier, at age 5, when he started racing with karts, where he continued until he was 14 years old.
In 2015 he raced for the Ginetta Junior Race category and also here he won a title as a younger driver. The following year in the F4 he won a fifth place in his third race. In 2018 he landed at F3, where he still runs.
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