Sabine Schmitz returns to the Nürburgring with the WTCC


The ‘queen of the Ring’ will have a very busy agenda this year at the Nürburgring. Sabine Schmitz played the round of the WTCC in the ‘Green Hell’, participation that collated with its work for the television program Top Gear in the bosom of the 24 Hours of Nürburgring organised by the ADAC. In this way, Schmitz will have a dual program during the weekend, which will allow you to fly two vehicles are very different in the circuit that is best known in the world, but also lost the pre-test and the first free of the WTCC. are Not the best conditions to return to the World.

In any case, Sabine Schmitz will compete with the Chevrolet RML Cruze TC1 team Münnich Motorsport, the same team that competed in the Nürburgring on the first appearance of the fia WTCC on this track in 2015. Then, the fémina and climbed up to a second drive of the Cruze TC1 teaming with Stefano D Aste, while this season his role will be a little different. In fact, Sabine Schmitz will replace René Münnich given that the test on the Nürburgring also coincides with a quote from World RX. In Slovakia Ring and Marrakech the british James Thompson has been commissioned to fill the gap of the Münnich.


“Due to my commitments with Top Gear I don’t have time
to make the session of testing and free practice on Thursday, something
that is not so ideal because I need a lot of practice with the Chevrolet, which is
a very different car to the Porsche that I drive usually”
has explained
Sabine Schmitz after the get to know your program with Münnich Motorspor. In addition,
Schmitz finds that: I’m going to have a better chance if it rains, as well
my hope is that. More water, more success. Whatever
circumstances, I am crazy about testing the best riders in the WTCC without the
same amount of time to prepare”.

Sabine Schmitz got in 2015 to be the first woman in
score points in the WTCC
at the end of tenth in the first race, a result that without
doubt has earned this new opportunity the team of René Münnich, of all time
the training understand that their experience may be crucial to repeat
this paper. However, the presence of Schmitz on the grill of the World
Passenger cars might not be the only as that Nika Racing should be racing for the first
time in 2016 at the Nürburgring
, although the Swedish team has been delaying his return
the WTCC from Slovakia to Marrakech and now to the Nürburgring.