Famous German racing driver Sabine Schmitz has lost the fight for cancer. According to the statement made by the Frikadelli Racing racing team that the 51-year-old female athlete founded with her husband Klaus Abbelen, it was reported that Sabine died at the age of 51 last Tuesday.
Known as the ‘Queen of the Nürburgring’ , Schmitz was renowned as the only female pilot in history to win the 24 Hours Nürburgring buy race. The following statement was made for Sabine, who is also the host of the famous program called Top Gear on the BBC, on the official twitter account of Nürburgring:
Sabine Schmitz passed away very early, after a long illness. We will miss him and his cheerful nature. Rest in peace, Sabine.
The Nürburgring has lost its most famous female racing driver.
Sabine Schmitz passed away far too early after a long illness. We will miss her and her cheerful nature. Rest in peace Sabine! pic.twitter.com/MFKNNFOSDU
— Nürburgring (@nuerburgring) March 17, 2021