The German driver Sophia Floersch is racing at the Macau circuit a year after a horror crash

& # 39; I knew I definitely wanted to come back: & # 39; The German driver Sophia Floersch is racing at the Macau circuit one year after a Formula 3 crash crash

  • The German teenager Sophia Floersch has returned to race on the Macau circuit
  • The race comes one year after its horror crash that turned the sport on its head
  • Floersch was left with a vertebral fracture after losing control of her car at 172 mph
  • Now 18, Floersch showed her fearless side by returning to the race to compete
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German F3 driver Sophia Floersch has returned to race on the Macau circuit, a year after her horror crash that resulted in a vertebral fracture and left many people fearing for her life.

Floersch, now 18, left the world of motor sport astonished after her vehicle was launched at high speed and hammering through security barriers in the media at a speed of 172 km / h.

Miraculously, Floersch survived the crash and recovered soundly. Now, a year after the ordeal, the teenager has returned to race again at the Macau Grand Prix.

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F3 star Sophia Floersch has returned a year after her horror crash to race on the Macau circuit

F3 star Sophia Floersch has returned a year after her horror crash to race on the Macau circuit

The German teenager looked cheerful when she returned to the scene of her darkest moment

The German teenager looked cheerful when she returned to the scene of her darkest moment

The German teenager looked cheerful when she returned to the scene of her darkest moment

A year ago, Floersch lost control of her car at 172 mph and left the famous circuit

A year ago, Floersch lost control of her car at 172 mph and left the famous circuit

A year ago, Floersch lost control of her car at 172 mph and left the famous circuit

Images of the crash are still viral on the internet today and show the frightening moment when the youngster almost lost her life on the corner of Lisboa.

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Floersch's injuries required 11 hours of surgery before a four-month period of major rehabilitation followed.

& # 39; It was my first race there last year, & # 39; told the 18 year old Motorsport.com.

& # 39; Until my accident, it was the most amazing event I had ever disputed. The job is incredible!

Floersch's vehicle shot off the track and crashed through the security barriers

Floersch's vehicle shot off the track and crashed through the security barriers

Floersch's vehicle shot off the track and crashed through the security barriers

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& # 39; It's so much fun to drive. After the incident, I knew that I absolutely wanted to return to racing and return to Macau! & # 39;

Returning to the scene of the incident probably offers some closure for Floersch, who finished 23rd in the Macau qualifying session on Thursday.

Jake Hughes led the field and grabbed provisional pole for Sunday's final qualifier.

After a quick recovery, Floersch was behind the wheel again this year and returned to the sport in March in Monza.

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