Tags: rod-millen

Posted 22 Aug 2012, 1:26pm by Brent Shaw with 0 comments

Video > Leadfoot Festival

Tags: videos, leadfoot festival, rod millen, brent shaw

The 2013 Leadfoot Festival has just been listed in the Events section of KiwiMotoring, so I thought it would be fitting to feature this short video that I found on YouTube...

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Posted 09 Jul 2012, 4:54pm by Brent Shaw with 0 comments

Car Spotlight > Pikes Peak International Hill Climb RX-7

Tags: car spotlights, pikes peak international hill climb, hillclimbs, mazda, rx7, rod millen, speedhunters, glenn munro, grant munro, rotorsport, brent shaw

Last week we featured a video of the 1988 Ashley Forest Rally Sprint which included Rod Millen's record breaking 13B turbo 4WD Mazda RX-7. Following on from that, Speedhunters New Zealand Editor Brad Lord has recently had the chance to check out the other 4WD FC Mazda RX-7 that Rod built and raced...

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Posted 03 Jul 2012, 2:38pm by Brent Shaw with 0 comments

Video > 1988 Ashley Forest Rally Sprint

Tags: videos, rallying, rod millen, ashley forest rally sprint, mazda, rx7, millenworks, speedhunters, leadfoot festival, brent shaw

I've just read a comment on Speedhunters about one of Rod Millen's 4WD Mazda RX-7s that is currently undergoing a ground-up restoration here in New Zealand. Apon further investigation, I came across this video clip of the 1988 Ashley Forest Rally Sprint that shows Millen racing the 13B peripheral ported engine that produced around 300hp in it's naturally aspirated form. Rod won the 1988 Ashley Forest Rally Sprint, and was the first person to break the 'magic minute' with a time of 59.14 seconds...

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