Teenage Formula 3 Racer Tweets She’s ‘Fine’ Hours After Wild Airborne Crash in Macau


The video of the crash was just plain terrifying.

During the Macau Grand Prix, a driver lost control of her race car before shooting over her fellow drivers and head-on into a fence.

That driver was Sophia Floersch.

Floersch is only 17 and thankfully survived the crash.

And in fact, just hours after her death-defying moment, she was tweeting she was “fine” and thanking those supporting and caring for her.

“Just wanted to let everybody know that I am fine but will be going into Surgery tomorow [sic] morning. Thanks to the @fia and @hwaag_official @MercedesAMGF1 who are taking great care of me.
Thanks to everybody for the Supporting messages,” she wrote. “Update soon.”

Floersch, however, is not quite fine.

According to a medical report published by Van Amersfoort Racing she broke her spine and is not fit to be racing just yet.

One other driver and 3 others — including members of the media — were also taken to the hospital as a result of the harrowing crash. Fans and members of the Formula 3 community have offered their best wishes for the racing teen during her recovery.

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