FIA conducts research on major accident Flörsch in Formula 3 | NOW


Autosportbond FIA will do extensive research on the heavy accident of German racing talent Sophia Flörsch, Sunday in Macau Chinese. The seventeen-year-old Munich driver suffered a broken spine in the event of a high-speed accident.

"After this very serious incident, the FIA ​​will analyze everything and talk to those involved to see what exactly happened and then draw conclusions," says Jean Todt, president of the FIA.

Flörsch flew Sunday on the narrow street circuit of Macau at a speed of about 276 kilometers per hour from the curve. His car drove over a fence and stopped behind the barriers against a building.

In the serious accident, Japanese driver Sho Tsuboi, two photographers and a butler were also injured. They also had to go to the hospital, but they were also accessible.

Flörsch is operated on Monday

Flörsch, who turned 18 on December 1, will make his Formula 3 debut. The young German started last summer in Zandvoort for the first time on behalf of the Dutch team Van Amersfoort Racing in this category. As the first woman, she finished on the podium twice in Formula 4.

She is being operated on Monday in Macau because of her injuries. Her father told the German news agency DPA that his daughter has no symptoms of paralysis and can move all her limbs.


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