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Buckle up! Russian stunner Irina Shayk ditches heels to get behind wheel of Formula-E car (PHOTOS)

Russian supermodel Irina Shayk cast off her high heels as she stepped into the world of the Formula-E Championship in New York over the weekend.

Underwear model Shayk, 33, was in town to promote the electric-powered racing action and even slipped off her stilettos to get into a BMW i8 safety car with Formula-E boss Alejandro Agag.

An excited Shayk shared the experience with her 12.4 million Instagram followers, showing footage of her wearing a helmet while getting out of the car, writing: “Buckle up with Russian driver” and “who needs shoes to drive?”

While the electric engines were purring, a smiling Shayk also set pulses racing trackside as she posed at the event.

The Victorias Secret and Intimissimi model recently split with partner Bradley Cooper. She has a two-year-old daughter, Lea, with the Hollywood star, but showed little sign of a lingering broken heart as she beamed throughout her appearance in New York.

Formula-E cars can reach top speeds of around 175mph (280kph), some way short of their petrol-powered F1 equivalents but still enough for some serious high-speed raciRead More – Source

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