Aucklander Nick Cassidy has won Japan’s premier motor racing championship, the SUPER GT series, after finishing second in the final round at Twin Rings Motegi last night (Sunday night) in his Lexus LC500. Cassidy and his co-driver Ryo Hirakawa finished just over six seconds behind the 2014 and 2015 champions Tsugio Matsuda and Ronnie Quintarelli […]

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Bombay’s Tom Alexander has set his mark of the opening round of the 2017-2018 Toyota 86 Championship, taking an early points lead with two wins and a second place. In a weekend that ran from drenching rain showers to sweltering sun, Alexander showed his form with three clean races to amass 210 points. Christchurch racer […]

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Nick Cassidy’s debut season in Super Formula might have finished with a washout race at Suzuka but the Aucklander is happy with how he performed. Home for a fortnight, before returning to Japan for the final round of the SUPER GT Championship Cassidy said his first experience of the nearly 600 horsepower Super Formula single […]

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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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