All Quotes, Sabine Schmitz

Remembering Sabine Schmitz With 16 Memorable Quotations

Sabine Schmitz, widely known as the “Queen of the Nürburgring," was a Pioneering female racer and a television personality. She was born on 14 May 1969 in Adenau, Rhineland-Palatinate, West Germany. She started racing with her sisters at an early age. She the first woman to win a championship title in the Nürburgring-based VLN endurance series.

Schmitz won the very famous 24 Hours Nürburgring in 1996 and 1997 as Sabine Reck. She rose to fame driving one of two BMW M2 ring taxis. She reportedly drove the car for over four hundred thousand kilometers. She circled the circuit 27,000 - 27,000 times that earned her the nickname of the “Queen of the Nürburgring,". She remembered the names of all the corners of the notorious track and named all of them from her memory in a top gear episode.

Many enthusiasts started calling her the fastest taxi driver in the world. This fame brought her to the limelight and she appeared in Jerman television motor shows. In later years she appeared on world-famous TV motor shows like Fifth Gear and the Top Gear. She was also a licensed helicopter pilot.

In 2020, Sabine Schmitz left all her fans stunned when she revealed that, she had been suffering from "an extremely persistent cancer". After a long battle with cancer, Sabine Schmitz passed away on 16th March 2021. She definitely left a legacy behind. She was confident, an outstanding driver, and inspired many women in motorsport and automobile.

Today we are remembering The “Queen of the Nürburgring," Sabine Schmitz with some of her most famous and memorable quotes.

We live here with the ring, from the ring, this is our business. Sabine Schmitz
I like my job driving all day on the Nordschleife in the Ring Taxi. Sabine Schmitz
Hold tight old man. Sabine Schmitz
My grandma would've done it better. Sabine Schmitz
I did probably most laps a person ever have done here. Sabine Schmitz
There is no wing on car, you just have to take care about the tires that you don't lock them up you break too hard. Sabine Schmitz
This thing is really not easy to handle. It's the rocket. Sabine Schmitz, on the Ariel Atom
Stopped talking just enjoying our ride. Sabine Schmitz
I can't forget I am since 17 years pilot of the ring taxi. Sabine Schmitz
It's not a race car it's fun car. Sabine Schmitz, on the Morgan three Whiler
It's not fast but you know the balance and it's like a ship. Sabine Schmitz
I had a little bit of too much of a heartbeat I guess. Sabine Schmitz
It's really fun to scare people. Sabine Schmitz
We have the hotel our guests really famous people like Michael Schumacher, and famous teams as well Mclaren team are always our guest. And without track it would be nothing so we are really proud to live here. Sabine Schmitz
No ABS, you know it's just pure driving. Sabine Schmitz, on the Caterham 7 Supersport R
I know exactly where is every little bump. Sabine Schmitz

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