Rod Millen has a long history of success in motorsport events. Born here in New Zealand but later based in the USA he competed in National and World Rally events around the world. He also competed in major hill climb events setting a the record time at the Pikes Peak Hill Climb in 1994. The Leadfoot Festival is held in the private grounds of Rod Millens Leadfoot Ranch. The 140 acre, ocean-front estate in Hahei on the beautiful Coromandel Peninsula features a long driveway that winds through the property designed to be the perfect hill climb. The weekend brings together a mix of classic cars, vintage motorcycles and motorsport legends. Guests will be given one of a kind experiences featuring unparalleled access to the drivers, pits and racecars. The Leadfoot Festival is designed for men and women, boys and girls. Visitors dress in period style clothing to step back in time making the Leadfoot Festival an incredible family experience and a true celebration of motorsports and all things automotive.
The selection of machinery on Leadfoot Ranch will include a spectacular array of the world’s finest competition cars and motorcycles. From classic formula and road race cars to off-road machines and motorcycles, the Leadfoot Festival attracts drivers, riders and race vehicles reminiscent of many eras in an enthusiastic display of speed, style, sound, smell and color.
Rod Millen personally hand selects championship racers from around the world to receive the coveted invitation to participate in the Leadfoot Festival. A collection of static celebrated vintage cars and bikes will line areas of the paddocks to complete the weekend.
Dates for the next event have been confirmed for the 3th and 4th of February 2018
Ticket prices start form $50 for one day or $95 for both.