The 'Blackfish' race car needs your help to get on the track
Oceanic Preservation Society
— Leilani Munter (@LeilaniMunter) March 11, 2014
According to the Oceanic Preservation Society, the group founded by "The Cove" director Louie Psihoyo, Munter needs to raise $115,000 to enter the race with a top race team.
"Imagine how much awareness that would bring to mainstream America about the fight to end cetacean captivity," the org says in a release. "If we do not raise the funds in time to race at Talladega, Leilani will run the car at another televised race later in the year as soon as the funds are in place. The cost for the remaining 2014 televised races drops to $85,000. However, our priority is to get to Talladega on May 3rd because this race has a very large television viewing audience."
Want to help get Munter on the track? Jump here to make a donation and raise awareness for marine mammals in captivity.
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