The goal of the 2018 season will be to reach the world-class level of the PORSCHE SUPERCUP. Rookie in this category of competition, Florian hopes to claim a few
more podium wins and allow his Team Martinet by Almeras to shine among the team standings. After his 3rd place finish in the PORSCHE CARRERA CUP FRANCE championship in 2016 and 2017 and with his title of best rookie in 2016, the world stage is waiting to see what this season has in store.
At the age of 21, Florian presents an atypical and unusual career.
Indeed, at the young age of 5, Florian received the diagnosis. Florian suffers from leukaemia. Everything seemed to brutally stop for him.
The beginning then, of his first fight, which would last 3 years between hospitals, suffering, chemotherapy treatments... In return for all these struggles, Florian discovered a passion for sports racing. At first at the hospital, with his video games console, then little by little while discovering karting as a hobby, then in competition thanks to advice from pros that found him during the course of the "France Loisir" cup in 2007 where, in the final, he finished a magnificent 3rd place.
His early maturity acquired from his daily struggle gave him a competitve spirit noticed by all!
"PASSION" is too week a word for Florian.
All the direction that he gives in his life goes towards one objective: Becoming a professional racer!
In 2008 and 2009, Florian did karting at junior competition level. 2009 was the breakthrough year, with 5 victories in national races, one of which a victory in a round of the French Championship.
Florian attracts attention ...
It was first of all the FFSA (Fédération Française du Sport Automobile) which selected him in 2010 in the French youth team.
This was followed up by one of the biggest kart constructors in the world, SODI, who became interested by him: Signing a contract with him in their official team for the Florida Cup in the USA and in 2011 in their junior team in Belgium for a European and worldwide programme.
Thus followed a year of accolades with the Belgian KF3 title, the victory in the European challenge and at the world's X30 junior.
In 2012, after only 4 seasons,
Florian says his goodbyes to karting and gets settled into a single seater for the F4 French championship.
For the 2013 season, Florian was offered a magnificent challenge with his participation in the North American championship: USF 2000 Road To Indy
After a first success with the AutoSport Academy in 2012, Florian crossed the atlantic several times that season to discover the American circuit features and the atmosphere of this prestigious championship and, as early as his first season, got himself to the podium at Toronto (Canada), finishing a superb sixth place in the general ranking.
In 2014, for his second season in USF2000
he become United States Champion after winning the championship with 3 victories, 8 podiums and 10 poles out of 14 races!!
In 2015, despite very positive results with 1 win, 3 podiums and 1 pole, Florian decided to reorient andbecomes Hope Porsche Carrera Cup France 2016.
In 2016, his first season racing the GT, was highly sucessful. Florian was selected as the Porsche France hopeful, and finished his season as the best rookie and 3rd in the overall standings. Florian is just as motivated as ever for the 2017 season and is looking to show that Porsche France has made the right choice.
In 2017, his second season with PORSCHE CARRERA CUP FRANCE, allowed Florian to win several podiums and finish 3rd in the overall classifications.