Sabine Schmitz

  • Sabine Schmitz and a pair of Porsche 911 GT3s

    The Porsche 911 GT3 is one of our favorite cars here at Motor Authority. Whether it’s the previous-generation 997 or the latest 991, it’s hard to find a better package that’s drivable on the street and still fully capable at the track. ALSO SEE: First Look At 2015 Dodge Challenger Drag Pak: Video In the video above, none other than ‘Ring queen Sabine Schmitz compares the two most recent generations of GT3. She isn’t at the Nürburgring this time, but she still puts on a good show—and the 997 in the clip just so happens to be her personal car. Schmitz is...

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    Sabine Schmitz And Ron Simons Take On Spa In The BAC Mono: Video

    There's no doubt that Sabine Schmitz is Queen of the 'Ring. She runs her Ring Taxi Porsche 997 around that stretch of German tarmac in around 7 minutes and 30 seconds with a passenger onboard. The girl can flat out drive the wheels of pretty much anything. Recently, she was challenged by another...

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    ‘Ring Queen Sabine Schmitz Takes On A Challenge From A Ferrari 458 Driver: Video

    One of the Nürburgring Nordschleife’s living legends, ‘Ring Queen Sabine Schmitz, is taking on the challenge of a race around the German track. Her choice of ride is a Type-997 Porsche 911 GT3, albeit one modified with KW suspension. Her opponent is a Nürburgring expert...

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    Sabine Schmitz Tackles The 'Ring In French Electric GT

    Few people know their way around the treacherous Nürburgring Nordschleife better than German race driver and TV personality Sabine Schmitz. She may have retired from 'Ring Taxi' duties last year, but during her career she's lapped the famous Northern Loop more than 20,000 times. We doubt too...

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    BMW M5 And Sabine Schmitz Retired From Ring-Taxi Duty

    One of the Nurburgring Nordschleife’s living legends, ‘Ring Queen Sabine Schmitz, will no longer be offering enthusiasts the chance to ride shotgun with her in a BMW M5 around the famous German circuit as she, along with the current BMW M5 ‘Ring Taxi’, are retiring from...

  • Sabine Schmitz tests the Chevrolet Corvette Z06
    Sabine Schmitz Describes Corvette As “Castrated”

    Before we get into the specifics of the Sabine Schmitz comment, it should be noted that we don’t know what exactly about the Corvette irked her nor what context the comment was made in. Schmitz, the infamous ‘Ring Queen, needs no introduction. Her driving skills, honed at the legendary...

  • Sabine Schmitz asks you to help save the ‘Ring

    Neither the Nurburgring nor one of its master drivers Sabine Schmitz needs any introduction on this site, but what needs to be addressed is the issue that the famous German racing circuit is in financial distress. With debts nearing the $650 million mark, the German government has been called in to help bail the Nurburgring out, although this may mean the track will be extensively changed and placed under the control of private firms that would see it turned into a theme park. Some of the proposals include the construction of a rollercoaster, a museum, a 5000-seat grandstand and even a hotel...

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    Video: A Day In The Life Of ‘Ring Queen Sabine Schmitz

    The 14-odd miles of the Nurburgring Nordschleife is nicknamed the “Green Hell” and for good reason. The renowned race track is surrounded by pristine hills covered in green forests but the course itself is one of the toughest and most intensive of its kind anywhere in the world. One...

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