Sophia Flörsch, which journalist question can you no longer hear? “Sophia, how is it as a woman in motorsport?” I never liked them.

Don’t feel like being the feminist icon that many want you to be? I don’t see myself that way, more like a big sister. I want to show the girls that the world is opening up to women right now. That the role models are no longer so narrow. You can have long blond hair, play with barbies and still go karting. At the time, I didn’t have a female role model in motorsport that I could have emulated. My hero was Michael Schumacher, I was like many Germans there. When Michael drove, I got up at night to watch the broadcast.

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