Nick Cassidy is looking to finish in the top six consistently when he starts his second season in Japan’s Super Formula single seater series at Suzuka this Sunday (22 April). The 23-year-old Aucklander was tenth in the championship last year, scoring just one podium place in the seven rounds. “The goal is to reach the […]

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One-time Formula 1 champion Jenson Button and his Team Kunimitsu team-mate Naoki Yamamoto finished second in the Super GT season opener at Okayama, behind the victorious Real Racing Honda. Button had qualified the #100 Honda NSX-GT in fifth position in a wet qualifying on Saturday and also started Sunday’s race. While the Button managed to […]

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Nick Cassidy, the youngest ever winner of Japan’s equivalent of V8 Supercars, expects a tough time defending the Super GT title in his Lexus LC500 when this year’s championship starts at Okayama this Sunday. With co-driver Ryo Hirakawa, Aucklander Cassidy will start the championship as the marked men, carrying number one on their 600-horsepower coupe. […]

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Nick Cassidy is under no illusions how tough the defence of his Super GT Championship will be as he returns to Japan this week to continue preparations with extensive testing of his Lexus LC 500. “I think it will be a season long development battle,” said Cassidy. “The roles are a bit reversed from last […]

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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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Nick Cassidy and Ryo Hirakawa clinched the 2017 Super GT championship after finishing second in the final round of the season at Motegi. The #37 TOM’S Lexus duo needed to finish in the top-two to claim the title, irrespective of how their rivals performed. They qualified third and dispatched the sister #6 Lexus of Team […]

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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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Super Typhoon Lan is projected to be the largest typhoon to ever make landfall in Japan on Sunday, intensifying to Category 5 status – the highest classification for such a phenomena – with winds topping out over 150 miles per hour and the likelihood of severe flash flooding and mudslides in the affected areas. With […]

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Ryo Hirakawa, Nick Cassidy, and Lexus Team KeePer TOM’s took a massive step towards winning the Autobacs Super GT Series Championship, thanks to a confident win from pole position for the #37 KeePer TOM’s Lexus LC500 at the Chang Super GT Race at Chang International Circuit in Buriram, Thailand. A sudden shower just minutes before […]

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