Leilani Münter is a biology graduate turned race car driver and environmental activist. She 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. Leilani is an advocate for renewable energy, solar power, electric cars, plant-based diet and animals. Leilani wants our future to be a cleaner and kinder world. Read more



Upcoming Events

Leilani will be speaking at CleanTech Open Southeast on October 8 in Atlanta, GA. She is also on the host committee of REVEL for Rainforest Action Network at the California Academy of Sciences on October 14 in San Francisco, CA. View Leilani's full schedule here.


Sept 18, 2015 Leilani has teamed up with the Academy Award winning team who brought you The Cove on their next documentary  Racing Extinction. It opens in select theaters on Sept 18. Leilani has also joined the board of the Oceanic Preservation Society.  See the trailer

Solar Net Metering

Sept  2, 2015 Leilani's local utility has installed a solar net metering system on her home as part of their first 50 pilot homes to use a solar net meter.  The results are in: Leilani is producing more solar power than she is using. Not only is she charging both her home and Tesla Model S on sunshine, she is also contributing to cleaning up the local electric grid. 

An Insane Tesla Ride Surprise

Aug 24, 2015 Leilani teamed up with The Solutions Project to surprise a 16-year-old electric car advocate in New Jersey with a ride in her favorite electric car. Watch the video and view more about the 100% campaign at 100.org

2015 Magazine Covers 

Leilani is on the cover of San Francisco's Common Ground's Green Issue. She is also on the cover of the May-June 2015 issue of Vegan Health and Fitness and the spring 2015 issue of EcoZine Magazine. The most recent  is a shared Thrive Magazine cover with Paul McCartney, Moby and others - on Whole Foods newsstands starting in September.

Top 10 Qualifying Run at Daytona

Feb 13, 2015 - Leilani qualified 10th of 49 race cars at Daytona International Speedway today with a speed of 186.357 mph.  Watch live on Fox Sports 1 as Leilani takes to the high banks of Daytona in the #66 Energy Freedom, 100.org race car.

Fastest Lady at Daytona Testing

Dec 20, 2014 - Leilani went to the top of the leaderboard during all three test sessions she participated in at Daytona International Speedway, posting . During the two day ARCA series test, she was 7th quick overall in a field of 52 cars with a speed of 187.188 mph. 

12th Place at Kansas Speedway

Oct 3, 2014 - Leilani finished 12th of 33 race cars under the lights at Kansas Speedway tonight in the #66 Energy Freedom, 100.org race car.

A Solar Milestone

July 19, 2014 - At Chicagoland Speedway today, Leilani's race team became the first in the world to power their pit box using 100% solar power, using a system from ZeroBase Energy.

Strong Run at Chicagoland

July 19, 2014 - In her first race on a 1.5 mile track in over four years, Leilani finished 12th of 26 race cars on the lead lap at Chicagoland Speedway today in the #66 PrairieGold Solar race car.

Electric Route to the Racetrack

July 18, 2014 - Leilani becomes the first race car driver to get to a race oil free by driving her Tesla Model S and meeting with race fans along the way to show them the benefits of going electric.

Impressive Debut at Talladega

May 3, 2014 - Leilani ran as high as 4th and was in the top 8 in her first race at Talladega Superspeedway today, getting significant television coverage for her #55 Blackfish race car. On the final restart Leilani was bumped from behind and was shuffled back to finish 14th of 36 race cars. Sam Simon, co-creator of The Simpsons, was on hand at the race to cheer Leilani on. Sam was the primary sponsor of the #55 Blackfish race car which was raising awareness about the struggle of captive orcas.

She's Quick: Starting 8th at Talladega

May 3, 2014 - For her first race at Talladega Superspeedway Leilani qualified  8th of 37 race cars  in her Blackfish race car with a speed of 180.976 mph. Leilani will be giving away DVDs of Blackfish at the driver autograph session in the infield. 

Strong Run at Daytona Cut Short

Feb 15, 2014 Although Leilani qualified her #55 Go 100% Renewable entry to a 7th place start at Daytona yesterday, ARCA's post-qualifying tech inspection claimed one of her springs was not sitting properly (even though the spring had been approved by ARCA pre-qualifying tech just an hour earlier. As a result Leilani's 7th place qualifying time was thrown out and she was forced to start 33rd in the race today. Leilani was incredibly fast, racing her way all the way from 33rd to 9th place only to get taken out by a spinning car later in the race. 

Leilani Electrified and Solarized

Feb 6, 2014 - Leilani's dream of owning an electric car powered by solar has been realized. Her Tesla Model S was delivered in September 2013 and now with the solar panels  installed on her home, her home and car are now powered by sunshine!