Famed Hollywood artist, five-time nominee for the award "Oscar" Leonardo DiCaprio wants to get behind the wheel of a race car.
"The great Gatsby" and "the Wolf of wall Street", who took a break in acting career, he headed the Committee of "Formula E" and wants to own example to demonstrate how the actual environmentally friendly world data race.
"Formula E" class of auto racing on cars with open wheels. The main objectives of these events, founded in 2012, is to raise funds to promote mass use of vehicles with an electric motor. DiCaprio is one of the owners of the team, the Venturi serving in the "Formula E". The artist is considered famous environmentalist and have done a charitable Fund for this purpose.
Himself DiCaprio announced that would like to try yourself behind the wheel of a bolide of "Formula E". "These races can be a powerful instrument to change the perception of electric vehicles by the people. I would like to drive a car "Formula E". Maybe soon you will see me behind the wheel of the car of this series", - quotes the artist "R-Sport".
The Committee, headed by DiCaprio, will also hold meetings to exchange ideas on the most essential environmental difficulties in the world. "The future of our planet depends on whether we use a fully cost-effective, and energy-are not uncommon vehicles. Collected in racing series teams that demonstrate extraordinary forethought in the use of clean fuel, and I'm glad to be a part of this great game", says the artist.
Partner Di Caprio is considered Guildo Pallanca Pastor, the owner of the car company Venturi, which owns the world record for accumulated on the electric vehicle speed - 494 kilometers per hour, which was installed in 2010.
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