Aucklander Nick Cassidy’s rollercoaster ride in Japan’s Super Formula Series continued at Sportsland Sugo over the weekend. The 23-year-old qualified on pole position. “I was able to put in one of the laps of my life,” said the triple New Zealand Grand Prix winner. Behind him were both the Japanese drivers from Toyota’s World Endurance […]

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Every Kiwi racing driver’s dream will become reality for Jack Milligan when he races a Toyota 86 sports coupe at the Bathurst 1000 next month. The 21 year old Christchurch driver has had a challenging few years battling his way through karts and RX7 racing to secure the second CareVets Scholarship car in last season’s […]

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Nick Cassidy goes into this weekend’s Suzuka 1000 kms, looking for a podium position in his Lexus LC 500 and the opportunity to continue his front running form in the SUPER GT Championship. With co-driver Ryo Hirakawa, the Aucklander currently lies third in the series, only two points behind leader James Rossiter and just one […]

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Nick Cassidy is staying right in the hunt for Japan’s SUPER GT Championship after finishing sixth in the Fuji 300 kms race last night in his Lexus LC500 with team-mate Ryo Hirakawa. The pair are only two points behind Englishman James Rossiter who finished fourth in the latest round of Japan’s major series. “It went […]

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Nick Cassidy has held onto second place in Japan’s SUPER GT series in his Lexus LC 500, despite only finishing tenth at the latest round at Sugo. The Aucklander had worked his way up to sixth place by the half way distance of the 300 kms race, despite carrying the heaviest weight handicap of any […]

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Nick Cassidy has been too successful for his own good in his Lexus LC500 in Japan’s SUPER GT Championship. The Aucklander who jointly leads the series with co-driver Ryo Hirakawa will start the next round at Sugo later this month with the heaviest weight handicap and a five percent power deficit. “The next three races […]

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Nick Cassidy has experienced the highs and lows of motorsport finishing third and eleventh in his Team KONDO Toyota in two SUPER FORMULA races at Okayama in Japan over the weekend. “I’m over the moon with Saturday – finishing on the podium in only my second race in Super Formula,” said Cassidy. “Yesterday was frustrating […]

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Nick Cassidy and his partner Ryo Hirakawa continue to lead Japan’s top race series, SUPER GT, after finishing third in the Fuji 500 kms last night in their Lexus LC 500. “It’s an awesome result,” said Cassidy. “We didn’t expect this having to carry 40 kgs of ballast after winning the first-round last month.” The […]

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Reid Harker of Albany will join Ryan Yardley in the Australian Toyota 86 Racing Series which starts this weekend at Phillip Island in Victoria. Yardley, 18, won the six-round New Zealand Championship with Harker finishing second. Now the pair begin their international racing career in the 38-strong grid for the Australian ‘Pro-Am’ series, which runs […]

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Current Toyota 86 Champion Ryan Yardley has announced he will contest the Australian Toyota 86 Racing Series, which begins at the Phillip Island Racing Circuit in Victoria on April 21-23. Yardley, 18, took his New Zealand title racing for the two-car CareVets team. His share of the championship’s $100,000 prize fund has helped make the […]

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