Sophia Floersch vows to return to scene of horror F3 crash while wearing a neck brace in defiant press conference

SOPHIA FLOERSCH vowed to return to scene of her horror F3 crash while wearing a neck brace in a defiant press conference.

The German racer, 17, cheated death last week when she crashed into a photographer's platform at 170mph in Macau.

 Sophia Floersch bravely addressed the media in a neck brace after cheating death

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Sophia Floersch bravely addressed the media in a neck brace after cheating death

Floersch was forced to undergo a gruelling ten-hour surgery to repair her broken spine and remove a bone splinter dangerously close to her spinal cord.

But little over a week later, she addressed the media as she bravely promised to continue "chasing her dream".

And Floersch bravely re-lived the sickening moment, saying: "I think the video says it all, to be honest.

"It was my first-ever big crash and it took me some time to get over it, but I am over it now.

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 Sophia Floersch crashed at 170mph in heart-stopping scenes over a week ago

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Sophia Floersch crashed at 170mph in heart-stopping scenes over a week ago
 Sophia Floersch underwent a ten-hour surgery to fix her broken spine

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Sophia Floersch underwent a ten-hour surgery to fix her broken spine

"I think now a new chapter starts and as I said, it was a bad crash, but the Van Amersfoort has a very good stable chassis…

"I'm still here, walking and everything is good… I will be back racing and chasing my dream.

"This happened and I survived. I survived very good – also thanks to the hospital.

"Now I'm going to continue and work back again to where I ended, actually."

 Sophia Floersch was rushed to hospital after a sickening crash in Macau

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Sophia Floersch was rushed to hospital after a sickening crash in Macau
 Sophia Floersch vowed to return to F3 action in a press conference

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Sophia Floersch vowed to return to F3 action in a press conference

Earlier this week, Floersch kept fans up to date with her progress in a Facebook post.

She wrote: "Today I am flying back home. Really happy to see all my family and friends in the next days again.

"I am still overwhelmed by all the support I got from you fans all around the world.

"A big thank you goes to all people in Macau especially the guys in the hospital, Dr. Lau, Dr. Chan, Mr. Lei Wai Seng, Maria Elisa Goncalves, angel Sulanir Goncalves Pacheco and all wonderful nurses.

"The complete Macau GP organisation, Patrick, Dr. Ceccarelli, @hwaag_official and @mercedesamgf1 did a perfect job just by helping so friendly in every kind of way.

"I celebrated my 2nd birthday on the 18.11.2018 in Macau…….Now a new chapter starts and I can’t wait for it to begin. Let’s focus on 2019."

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SOPHIA FLOERSCH vowed to return to scene of her horror F3 crash while wearing a neck brace in a defiant press conference.