Sophia Florsch became popular with her brave comeback on the track after surviving a horrible crash in the 2018 Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix. Also, she is a German racing driver.

Picture of German racing driver Sophia Florsch
Caption: Picture of German racing driver Sophia Florsch  (Photo: Instagram)


Who are Sophia Florsch Parents?

Born to parents Alexander Florsch (father) and mother Susanne Florsch Painhofer in Grunwald. Her birth of date is 1st December 2000. Her father Alexander followed karting as a hobby, encouraged her to pursue professional racing as a career. Sophia has German nationality and is of white ethnicity.

Sophia Florsch clicking selfie with her family
Caption: Sophia Florsch clicking selfie with her family (Photo: Instagram)


She enrolled at Grammar School Oberhaching and grew up around Munich. At the age of 4, she began kart racing and trained laboriously since her early years. On Instagram, she often shares photos of her younger sister Laetizia Florsch and shares a loving bond. She was trained and grew up alongside Mick Schumacher, son of seven-time Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher.


Financial Issues of Sophia Florsch

Sophia Florsch faced financial issues despite producing remarkable initial results out of her professional career. For young drivers, it was getting increasingly expensive to ascend into single-seat ranks, Florsch needed sizable funds to continue the season. 

Sophia Florsch posing for picture with car
Caption: Sophia Florsch posing for picture with car (Photo: Instagram)


Due to lack of fund, she didn't able to continue racing. Sophia had to quit the championship mid-season because no brand was ready to sponsor the emerging talent. 


What's Sophia Florsch Net Worth?

Sophia Florsch net worth and earnings has increased with all of her international fame. Also, she had to quit the championship mid-season due to financial problems. Likewise, she has collected a sizable fortune thanks to her motorsports career. Working as a race car driver, Florsch might be earning around $40,000

Sophia Florsch posing for picture with car
Caption: Sophia Florsch posing for picture with car (Photo: Instagram)


Sophia Florsch net worth yet to be revealed in the media. Out of her YouTube channel, she been  earnings is between $375K to $6K per year. She has been earning handsome sum of money due to her multiple sources of income. Also, Florsch living a lavish out shown in her Instagram account. 


Do Sophia Florsch Have a Partner?

Sophia Florsch yet to find out her future partner. Her fans and followers curious to know about Florsch's boyfriend and relationship status. The German racer has not mentioned anything about her partner yet. Possibly, she might be single or keeping her love life private. 

Picture of Sophia Florsch with her friends
Caption: Picture of Sophia Florsch with her friends (Photo: Instagram)


Also, Sophia's romantic endeavors yet to indication of love life on her social media accounts. She is focused and devoted to her dream of becoming an F1 champion. Also, there is no indication of love life on her social media accounts. To find out more about Sophia Florsch's boyfriend, we might have to wait a couple more years. 


What is the Height of Sophia Florsch?

Sophia is a beautiful lady who has attractive personality.
  • Sophia Florsch has a height of 173 CM or 5 feet 6 inches tall.
  • Florsch body weighs around 143 pound or 65 kg. 
  • Sophia has a blonde color hair with grey color eyes.

Sophia Florsch's Controversy

Sophia hit out at the then-new W Series women's Formula 3 championship in 2019, labelling it a "step back on a sporting level" and "not the way to help women in motorsport". Later, she criticised the existence of a series-affiliated esports championship held during the coronavirus pandemic.

Picture of Sophia Florsch clicking selfie inside the racing car
Caption: Picture of Sophia Florsch clicking selfie inside the racing car (Photo: Instagram)


In the year 2020, upon entering the FIA Formula 3 Championship, she called out the German media claiming that they were favouring Mick and David Schumacher due to their fathers' (Michael and Ralf respectively. Also, she alleged refusal to promote other German junior formula drivers, stating on Twitter "there is just one famous Schumacher".


Sophia Florsch's Accident

Sophia became 1st female German to compete in the Macau Grand Prix in the year 2018. Everything seemed perfect until she suffered a terrible accident on the fourth lap of the Formula 3 race. After the accident Sophia revealed that she had lost control of her car at the speed of 170 miles per hour then hit rival driver Sho Tsuboi. She going airborne to smash into the safety fence.

Picture of Sophia Florsch with a racing car
Caption: Picture of Sophia Florsch with a racing car (Photo: Instagram)


Miraculously, Sophia survived the crash, despite suffering a shattered spine. Following an 11-hour surgery, her condition had stabilized and no immediate threat to her health. She spent a couple of weeks at the hospital before returning home. Florsch was back in the driver's seat just after four months of her collision. 

At the 2020 Laureus World Sports Award, she was awarded the World Comeback of the Year. In an interview with CNN, 
"It was always clear to come back, to drive again, to race again, and to fight for my dream"

 

Picture of Sophia Florsch in a bikini
Caption: Picture of Sophia Florsch in a bikini (Photo: Instagram) 

 

Sophia's return to the profession following her dream. She competed in multiple prestigious events, including the 2019 Macau Grand Prix, the FIA F3 Championship, the 2020 24 Hours of Le Mans and others.


Career in Formula Championships

In the year 2016, Sophia competed in the ADAC Formula 4 competition as a Motopark representative. She was the only female driver to ever score a point in the event in her debut race. She earned two podium places and two fastest laps following year, while racing with BWT Mücke Motorsport.

Picture of German racing driver Sophia Florsch
Caption: Picture of German racing driver Sophia Florsch (Photo: Instagram)


Then her first appearance in the F3 race when she participated in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship as a test driver on 13th March 2018. Also, she was finished the season in 22nd place. Van Amersfoort Racing confirmed that she would be joining the team as one of their drivers.