Chris Hemsworth spins Formula E car during test drive

18th Jul 17 | Entertainment News

Thor star Chris Hemsworth is reeling after wrecking a Formula E race car in New York over the weekend (15-16Jul17).

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The Australian hunk, who played race ace James Hunt in Ron Howard's Rush, proved the film didn't make him a track expert after losing control of a motor he was taking for a spin and bumping into a wall.

Chris walked away from the low-speed crash with nothing but a bruised ego.

"James Hunt crashes the #FormulaE car! Watch Chris Hemsworth go for a spin #dontcrackunderpressure," a tweet on the official Formula E account reads.

Reports suggest the electric car wasn't as badly damaged as worried mechanics feared, and some even praised the movie star for taking measures to minimise the impact of the crash.

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