Leilani Munter

Professional Race Car Driver and Environmental Activist
Leilani Munter
Professional Race Car Driver and Environmental Activist

Leilani Münter is a biology graduate turned professional race car driver and environmental activist. Discovery's Planet Green named Leilani the #1 Eco Athlete in the world. She is a recipient of ELLE Magazine’s 2012 Genius Award and Sports Illustrated named her one of the top ten female race car drivers in the world. Leilani is an advocate for renewable energy, solar power, electric cars, plant-based diet and animal rights. Leilani wants our future to be a cleaner and kinder world. Leilani currently races in the ARCA Series, a development league of NASCAR. She is the fourth woman in history to race in the Indy Pro Series, the development league of IndyCar. She has 9 top fives and 19 top ten finishes in 52 starts. Since 2007, Leilani has been adopting an acre of rainforest for every race she runs. She uses her race car to spread environmental awareness among millions of race fans across the United States. Leilani sits on the board of The Oceanic Preservation Society, the Academy Award winning filmmakers behind the documentary film The Cove. Leilani was featured in their 2015 Emmy-nominated documentary Racing Extinction. Leilani has been vegan since 2011. Off track, Leilani drives an electric Tesla Model S powered by the solar panels on the roof of her home. Her motto is " Never underestimate a vegetarian hippie chick with a race car." You can find out more aboutLeilani on her official website http://leilani.green.

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