Strong Run for Leilani at Talladega
for Blackfish and Leilani
Slideshow on Leilani's Journey from Biology Grad to Racing Activist
OFF TRACK TIDBITS
Fusion Video on "The Vegan Hippie
Chick with a Race Car"
Leilani Teams with Oscar Winning
Filmmakers for "Racing Extinction"
IN THE NEWS
A slideshow with music by Jack Johnson, this is the story of Leilani Münter: a biology graduate, race car driver and environmental leader. Named "#1 Eco Athlete in the World" by Discovery, Leilani uses her voice as a driver to raise awareness. If we only talk to people who already believe in the same things we do, who is going to change the minds of those who don't?
(May 4, 2014) Leilani Munter had a strong showing in her first race at Talladega Superspeedway in the #55 Blackfish Venturini Motorsports entry. Qualifying 8th and running as high as 4th, Munter consistently ran in the top 8 positions until the last restart with 13 laps to go. Team owner Billy Venturini added, "“Leilani continues to impress in limited starts with Venturini..."
(Sept 16, 2014) Fusion (a joint venture between Univision and ABC News) highlights Leilani's work to promote clean energy, solar power, her electric road trip to the racetrack in her Tesla, and her work with The Solutions Project. With interviews with leaders in clean energy finance, business, and advocacy, this video tells the story of one woman who is changing the world.
February 6, 2014
Leilani had solar installed on her North Carolina home today so she can charge her electric Tesla Model S sedan with sunshine. Watch #GoodbyeOil #HelloSunshine
"Leilani did a great job. I'm looking forward to seeing her race some more."
"Our picks of the people, places and ideas that typify the strength and spirit, the goodness, across our nation. Leilani Münter is one of our Best of America."
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THE RACE CAR DRIVING ACTIVIST
Leilani has a role in the new film "Racing Extinction" from the Academy Award winning team who brought you "The Cove," the Oceanic Preservation Society. Their first documentary film "The Cove" is the first documentary in history to sweep all of the movie guild awards, winning over 100 awards globally including the Academy Award. "Racing Extincton" will be released in 2015.
Sept 20, 2013
Leilani and the OPS Racing Extinction team from lit up the United Nations to raise awareness for endangered species. Watch #ProjectingChange
February 14, 2015
Daytona International Speedway
ARCA Race, Live on FOX Sports 1
Four time Indy 500 Champion Rick Mears
Oct 15, 2014
REVEL in the Rainforest
Rainforest Action Network
California Academy of Sciences
San Francisco, CA
Leilani is a biology graduate turned race car driver and environmental leader. Leilani uses her voice as a race driver to spread environmental awareness and renewable energy to millions of race fans. Discovery named her the #1 Eco Athlete in the World, she is a recipient of ELLE Magazine's Genius Award, and Sports Illustrated has named her one of the Top 10 Female Race Drivers in the World. Leilani believes it is essential for humans to adapt and evolve the way we are living to a sustainable way that does not destroy the world around us.
If we only speak to those who believe in the same things that we do, who is going to change the minds of those who don't?