Sophia Flörsch returns to Van Amersfoort Racing for the 2024 FIA Formula 3 Championship
Zeewolde, December 18, 2023 – Making her full-time return to the black and orange squad, Van Amersfoort Racing is excited to announce that Sophia Flörsch will be racing for the team in the 2024 FIA Formula 3 Championship. Sophia will join her recently announced teammates, Tommy Smith, and Noel León, completing the team’s 2024 FIA F3 line-up.
The German racer is a familiar face to the team, having competed in several championships together in 2018 and 2019. Most recently, Sophia made her appearance for VAR in this year’s 70th Macau Grand Prix, where she crossed the line in 11th place. Currently racing as an Alpine Academy Driver, her comeback to the team will be an exciting new chapter for both Flörsch and Van Amersfoort Racing.
"I am super excited to be back with Van Amersfoort Racing, it feels like coming home." Says Flörsch. "I have confidence in our ability to progress and deliver strong performances together in the upcoming FIA F3 season.
Frits van Amersfoort, Team Principal of Van Amersfoort Racing, welcomes Sophia back with open arms: "Obviously we are very pleased to have Sophia back with us. We did Macau together this year which has been great. We believe that her experience in FIA F3 plus her familiarity with the team can benefit us next season."
Van Amersfoort Racing is a professional racing team based in the Netherlands. It was founded by Frits van Amersfoort in 1975. Since then, Van Amersfoort Racing has built a long tradition of supporting up-and-coming drivers on their way to higher levels. Drivers like Max and Jos Verstappen, Charles Leclerc, Mick Schumacher, Kevin Magnussen and Giedo van der Garde all raced for Frits van Amersfoort’s eponymous team in the early stages of their careers before making it into Formula 1.