German racing driver and television star Sabine Schmitz died on Thursday after a four-year battle with cancer. She was 51. The Frikadelli Racing Team, which she founded with her husband Klaus Abbelen, confirmed Schmitz’s death on Twitter.
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How did the fastest woman on Earth die?
Nicknamed the “fastest woman on four wheels,” Jessi Combs died in a jet-powered car trying to become faster. The 39-year-old was killed in a crash Tuesday while attempting to break a land-speed record in Oregon’s Alvord Desert, according to the Harney County Sheriff’s Office. The cause is under investigation.