Nick Cassidy 

Nick Cassidy (born 19 August 1994)[1] is a New Zealand racing driver. He is best known for being one of the most successful drivers in history of the Toyota Racing Series.

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Cassidy began his racing career in karting when he was six years old. He remained in karting until 2010. He also participated in midget races since he was eight years old.[2]

Since 2008 Cassidy has been racing in the formula racing series. After driving in Formula First championships, he started in Formula Ford championships in New Zealand and Australia. In 2009 he became runner-up in the New Zealand Formula First championship and 2010 he was runner-up in the New Zealand Formula Ford Championship. Both times he was Rookie of the year.[2]

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Cassidy placed 14th in the 2011 Australian Formula Ford Championshipin a Mygale SJ11a

2011 Cassidy began the year for Giles Motorsport in the Toyota Racing Series. After 5 podium finishes he won two of three races at the last racing weekend. He became Rookie of the year and runner-up[2] behind his teammate Mitch Evans. Moreover, he started to a few races in the Australian Formula Ford Championship, the ADAC Formel Masters and the Formula Abarth. So he made his first racing experiences in Europe. Furthermore, he competed in 5 races of the Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series2012 Cassidy participates in the Toyota Racing Series again. He stayed with Giles Motorsport. With 3 victories and 7 podium finishes he leads the championship after the 11th race.

Career summary

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F.L. Podiums Points Position
2008 Formula First Manfeild Winter Series Sabre Motorsport 12 3 2 2 9 782 1st
2008–09 Formula First New Zealand 24 8 2 8 16 1439 2nd
2009 Tony Oliver Contracting Formula Ford NZ Winter Series  ? 6 3 2 3 3 225 7th
2009–10 Weldwell New Zealand Formula First Championship  ? 3 1 1 1 3 195 26th
Western Springs Speedway – F2 Midgets HLR Racing 8 7 0 7 8 290 1st
ZOAGN NZ Formula Ford Championship BNT/Fuchs Motorsport 18 8 3 5 14 1090 2nd
2010 Australian Formula Ford Championship Evans Motorsport Group 3 0 0 0 1 26 15th
2010–11 Western Springs Speedway – Midgets HLR Racing 3 0 0 0 1 36 20th
Western Springs Speedway – International Midget Series 4 0 0 0 0 25 14th
2011 Toyota Racing Series Giles Motorsport 15 2 1 3 7 805 2nd
Australian Formula Ford Championship Evans Motorsport Group 2 0 0 0 1 22 14th
Formula Abarth European Series Composit Motorsport 2 0 0 0 0 6 17th
Campionato Italiano Formula ACI-CSAI Abarth 2 0 0 0 0 6 17th
ADAC Formel Masters ma-con Motorsport 3 0 0 0 0 8 22nd
V8 Supercar Series Greg Murphy Racing 5 0 0 0 0 153 31st
2012 Toyota Racing Series Giles Motorsport 14 4 0 3 9 914 1st
V8SuperTourers Endurance Championship M3 Racing 2 1 0 0 2 1852 1st‡
Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 Fortec Motorsport 6 0 0 0 0 8 24th
2013 Toyota Racing Series Giles Motorsport 15 2 0 6 10 915 1st
FIA European Formula 3 Championship EuroInternational 3 0 0 0 0 0 NC†
Carlin 3 0 0 0 0
Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 AVF 2 0 0 0 0 0 NC†
2014 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 Koiranen GP 10 0 0 0 0 20 18th
FIA European Formula 3 Championship ThreeBond with T-Sport 6 0 0 0 0 0 NC†
Macau Grand Prix 1 0 0 0 1 N/A 3rd
Toyota Racing Series Neale Motorsport 2 1 2 1 1 91 24th
Formula Renault 2.0 Alps China BRT by JCS 2 0 0 0 0 0 33rd
2014–15 Toyota Finance 86 Championship Neale Motorsport 6 3 1 4 6 202 11th
2015 All-Japan Formula 3 Championship Petronas Team TOM’S 17 7 7 6 13 129 1st
Macau Grand Prix 1 0 0 0 0 N/A 12th
FIA European Formula 3 Championship Prema Powerteam 6 0 0 0 2 43 16th
Super GT – GT300 Team Up Garage with Bandoh 1 0 0 0 0 0 NC
2016 FIA European Formula 3 Championship Prema Powerteam 30 1 1 1 8 254 4th
Macau Grand Prix 1 0 0 0 0 N/A DNF
Super GT Lexus Team TOM’S 8 0 0 0 2 54 5th
2017 Super GT Lexus Team KeePer TOM’S 8 2 1 0 4 84 1st
Super Formula Kondō Racing 7 0 1 0 1 7 10th

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 As Cassidy was a guest driver, he was ineligible to score championship points.
 Nick only competed the first round at Taupo Motorsport Park with co-driver Jack Perkins while Greg Murphy took over for the next rounds at Pukekohe and Ruapana Park. With combined results, Nick, Greg and Jack finished 1st in the championship.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nick_Cassidy

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