The objectives of the 2017 season will be much more challenging for Florian. After his 3rd place in the French championship PORSCHE CARRERA CUP FRANCE in 2016 and with his title of Best Junior, his biggest goal this year is to win the championship. Selected as HOPE PORSCHE FRANCE 2016 by Porsche France, Florian will aim to participate in the international selection of PORSCHE MOTORSPSORT in order to join the junior factory team.
At the age of 20, 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.
Motivated as ever, Florian Porsche intends to show that France has made the right decision and plans to fight for the title CARRERA CUP