Klaus Abbelen Bio, Wiki
Klaus Abbelen is best known for being the husband of Sabine Schmitz. a German professional motor racing driver for BMW and Porsche, also known for driving the BMW “ring taxi” around the Nürburgring race track as well as being a television personality. She presented the BBC’s motoring programme Top Gear from May 2016 to 2020.
The Top Gear and German racing legend Sabine Schmitz has tragically passed away aged 51 after a long battle with cancer on March 16ht, 2021.
Klaus Abbelen Age
Abbelen was born on September 15, 1960, in Tonisvorst, in what was West Germany.
Klaus Abbelen Background
is a butcher master, an entrepreneur for meat products (thus nicknamed Frikadelli), and a race car driver. After starting racing Ferraris in the 1990s, he became the Euro GT Series champion in 2000. He has also recently competed in the FIA GT Championship, as well as in the Le Mans Endurance Series.
In 2006, he and Sabine Schmitz drove the #97 Porsche 997 in the VLN endurance racing series on the Nürburgring, entered by Land Motorsport.
Sabine Schmitz and Klaus Abbelen
It is not known when Abbelen and Schmitz first met or but reports say they got married in 2007. They are thought to have dated for a year before tying the knot. Sabine Schmitz was previously married to a German hotelier and she was known as Sabine Reck. They divorced in 2000.
The couple didn’t have any children together. Reports say they were “inseparable” and “madly in love”.
Sabine Schmitz was previously married to a German hotelier and she was known as Sabine Reck. They divorced in 2000.
Sabine Schmitz Death & Cause
The Top Gear and German racing legend Sabine Schmitz has tragically passed away aged 51 after a long battle with cancer. Schmitz, known as the Queen of the Nurburgring, was a familiar face on British television due to her spell on the BBC’s flagship motor racing show over the years.
“She was 51 years old. Klaus Abbelen and all relatives and friends are deeply saddened by the immeasurable loss.” Paying tribute to the famous driver, legendary motorsport complex the Nürburgring tweeted: “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!”