Michelin sponsors of 2016 Leadfoot Festival

We're excited to announce that Michelin are on board as sponsors of the 2016 Leadfoot Festival, held on Waitangi weekend at the Leadfoot Ranch in Hahei.

The annual Leadfoot Festival offers a unique weekend of motorsport bringing together a mix of classic cars, vintage motorcycles and motorsport legends to Rod and Shelly Millen's private grounds. The 150 acre, ocean-front estate features a mile long driveway that winds through the property designed to be the perfect hill climb. Michelin feel the event is a great celebration of motorsport and really highlights what pure driving pleasure is all about.

Rod Millen personally hand selects championship racers from around the world to receive the coveted invitation to participate in the Leadfoot Festival. The weekend also offers a collection of static celebrated vintage cars and motorbikes to line areas of the paddocks making it like no other motorsport festival in New Zealand. Shelly Campbell, Event Director of the Leadfoot Festival explains "guests will be given one of a kind experiences featureing unparalled access to the drivers, pits and race cars".

The official launch was held in August. Millen announced that Scottish Rally star Alister McRae and American actor and race car driver Patrick Demsey (Grey's Anatomy) will attend the 2016 Festival. More drivers will be announced in the lead up to the event. Check out for tickets and more information.

If you're heading to the event make sure you pop into the Michelin Tyre Shop.

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