Haute 100 LA Update: Leonardo DiCaprio to Enter First-Ever Electric Race Car Championship


The ever-green Leonardo DiCaprio is indulging two of his passions at once, and has entered a team into the first-ever electric race car championship.

The Wolf of Wall Street star announced on Monday that he’s partnering with Venturi Automobiles and will enter a team in the FIA Formula E Championship.

The Venturi Grand Prix Formula E Team also includes co-founders Bert HedayaFrancesco Costa and Gildo Pallanca Pastor.

DiCaprio said the future depends on “fuel-efficient, clean-energy vehicles” and expressed pleasure at being part of the series.

The races begin in September 2014, with Beijing, London and Los Angeles expected to be on the schedule.

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