Teen racecar driver speaks out for the 1st time since major crash

Sophia Floersch, whose car flipped airborne, hit the catch fence and slammed into a booth at 170 mph, described the terrifying crash as she recovers from an 11-hour surgery.
3:17 | 12/14/18

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Transcript for Teen racecar driver speaks out for the 1st time since major crash
We ar B with T ABC news exclusive. The 17-year-old race car driver nd the wheel during -- you'll remem it -- Thi terrifying crash speaking for the first time as she recove from very serious injuries and spo with our Eva pilgrim who is joining us from Munich, Germany. Eva, S S's ready to get back out E? Reporter: Oh, yeah, she not hesitating. Shead no ia just how bad this crashwas. She's lucky, not just to be aliveut to be able to ill do all the this E loves. It was a horrificid crash that made headlines around the world behind the wheelr-old sophloerscping, flyin at more than 150 mil per hour, bas.her airborne car ping through the fence slamming into a booth F of photographers on is track in Mac last Moh. The team miraculously surviving speaking out abouter ar-death eerience. Every re driver knows the risk. I brake with hands off the Ng wheel and went into the wall on the sid which turned me around and I W 2 then I was justli like backward there wasse bicu Ming. They're really big and the made me fly so I was fly - started flying because of tm D then nearly hit another driver and then hithefence, hit the house and was landing again. Reporter: The accident left R seral snal Tures. The teen surgery for 11 hours. Sofias known for her spunkypeity and D antics on the track. Ormula 3 racing phenom H berivingin she was 4 yearsackingp wins and reputati as one O the hottest up coming drivers in racing. T what point do you think wh ai going to get back in a car. So the next week it's Goin toe up the body again and muscles again to get the king. I really hope to be back in the car again I uary, beginni of March. Also the docto say it could be possible. Reporter: She saysespite E crash nothing will hold H back. There's no difference between Oen in the car so I Al a same as any he in their and may outside I'm a differentype but in the car no one cares and everyone is a drivernd everyone is trying to win. T is the dream, ultima? What it you hope T accompli? My big dream is to drive an yeah, that's where I want T get in the couple years. Reporter: And as all of this was and she's recong Sofia celebrated her 18th birthday so she's actually lallybleo drive on T roads here in many alone. Amazin thanks, Eva. The fact she's driving out the and doesn't have a driver's cense T. So case in her description. Imean, I'm more animated when I lk my back pain but we'reappy she's okay. That's ttoline. Coming up, the early

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