WH Athlete Sophia Flörsch joins the Alpine Academy and will race in the Formula 3 in 2023 with PHM Racing. The talented 22-year-old German driver perfectly embodies the direction of the team and has demonstrated a strong will for success during her career. She will benefit from a tailor-made racing and development programme and will compete in the highly competitive Formula 3 Championship. Her arrival in the Academy is part of Alpine’s ambition to expand its opportunities to young talents, especially in upping its game for the World Endurance Championship and Le Mans 2024.
Sophia Floersch is a female German racing driver and motorsport pioneer. She has competed in the European Le Mans Series as well as raced in the DTM, the FIA World Endurance Championship and FIA Formula 3. In 2016, the German driver was the first woman to score points in the German Formula 4 Championship, and the following year she was the first woman to reach the podium.
Sophia “Joining the Alpine Academy is an honour and a major opportunity in my career. I have great ambitions and I am sure by applying the knowledge and expertise from Alpine, it will only help me grow. I can’t wait to start this new chapter and represent the Alpine brand on the global stage.”