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Sabine Schmitz RIP

Post by eagle driver » Wed Mar 17, 2021 9:06 am

German racing legend Sabine Schmitz has tragically passed away aged 51 after a long battle with cancer.

Schmitz, the Queen of the Nurburgring, was a familiar face on British television due to her spell on the BBC's Top Gear over the years, first appearing on the show back in 2004.
Last year she revealed she had been secretly battling cancer since 2017.

Nurburgring, the iconic German racing track, revealed the tragic news on Wednesday

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Post by slogen51 » Wed Mar 17, 2021 9:40 am

That is so sad to hear

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Re: Sabine Schmitz RIP

Post by Freeman Lowell » Wed Mar 17, 2021 9:56 am

Top Gear Series 24 Episode 3 from 29.00.
Giant-killing with a Golf GTI Clubsport S at the Nurburgring with Rory Reid.
‘Ach! No problem!’
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Post by slogen51 » Wed Mar 17, 2021 10:22 am

Didn't she also driver a van around nurburgring faster than Clarkson in a Jaaaag and a few Porsche drivers

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Post by eagle driver » Wed Mar 17, 2021 12:15 pm

Ford transit van , mind you it had all but the drivers seat taken out , the doors and windows taped up and all other removable items like spare wheel removed .
All done in an attempt to lap the Nurburgring in less than ten minutes ..
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Post by raptor9 » Wed Mar 17, 2021 2:03 pm

That's very sad. Such a nice talented lady.

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Post by Unknown74 » Wed Mar 17, 2021 6:32 pm

One of the best presenters on Top Gear. R.I.P. Frau Schmitz. One of the best Presenters Top Gear ever had.

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Post by The Phantom » Fri Mar 19, 2021 7:17 am

Was shocked to read this the other day on the internet.
Only 51. Very sad.

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Post by eagle driver » Fri Mar 19, 2021 2:21 pm

next Sunday s top Gear is going to be doing a tribute to Sabine , as you would expect

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Post by eagle driver » Fri Mar 19, 2021 4:21 pm

Petition to have one of the corners on the Nurburgring named after Sabine
http://chng.it/KqVPprWpLB

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Re: Sabine Schmitz RIP

Post by shimano » Fri Apr 09, 2021 6:04 pm

Not only a very talented driver but a funny and Wonderful person taken far too early but remembered forever.

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