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Top Gear star and racing driver Sabine Schmitz dies, aged 51

Written by on 17/03/2021

Racing driver and Top Gear star Sabine Schmitz has died, aged 51.

The German, widely known as the ‘Queen of the Nurburgring’, had suffered a long illness with cancer.

A statement issued by the famous German racetrack said: “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!”

 Sky News

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