CEl this unusual competition is to attract attention to the problems of extinction of rare animals due to climate change on the planet. The original race was held on the runway of the airfield in the Western Cape in southern Africa.
Driving an electric car was the French pilot of the Chinese team Techeetah Jean-Eric Vergne, the Cheetah was by himself. With the launch of the predator went into the lead, but by the end of the course, the car still ahead of him.
The Cheetah is the fastest animal in the world — he can accelerate to 110 kilometers per hour in three seconds. Currently, in the wild there are only seven thousand cheetahs.