Nick Cassidy is a New Zealander professional racing driver who is best known for his exceptional performances in the New Zealand-based Toyota Racing Series and the Japan-based Super GT Series. He had started competing in the former in 2011 and had finished 2nd, winning the ‘Rookie of the Year’ award. He went on to win the title in both 2012 and 2013. He then won the V8SuperTourers Endurance Championship in 2012 and the Japanese Formula 3 Championship in 2015. He had also stood 3rd at the 2014 Macau Grand Prix standalone event. Nick had joined the Super GT Series in 2015 and had finished 5th in 2016, 1st in 2017, 2nd in 2018, and 2nd in 2019. Also, he won the Japanese Super Formula Championship in 2019 after having finished as a runner-up in 2018. With his name getting seriously linked up with a seat in the premier Formula One World Championship for the 2020 season, he was instead signed up as a test driver by Envision Virgin Racing for the all-electric FIA Formula E Championship for the 2019-20 season.

Born Name

Nick Cassidy

Nick Name


Sun Sign


Born Place

Auckland, North Island, New Zealand


Auckland, North Island, New Zealand




Nick had attended the Westlake Boys High School in his hometown of Auckland.


Professional Racing Driver

Car Number

37 – Super GT

Super GT Teams

Nick has raced for –

  • Team Up Garage with Bandoh (2015)
  • Lexus Team TOM’S (2016)
  • Lexus Team KeePer TOM’S (2017-2019)




5 ft 10 in or 178 cm


69 kg or 152 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Nick has dated –

  1. Luanny Nascimento (2018-Present) – Nick began dating Japan-based Brazilian model Luanny Nascimento in September 2018.

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Side-cropped, spiked hair
  • Often sports a light stubble
  • Affable smile

Nick Cassidy Favorite Things

  • Sports – Squash, Tennis, Soccer, Rugby
  • Hobbies/Interests – Watching TV Series, Fitness, Cooking
  • Adventure Sport – Mountain Biking

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Nick Cassidy Facts

  1. While competing in the Toyota Racing Series, he had won the competition’s signature event, the New Zealand International Grand Prix, for 3 years in succession (2012-2014). He became just the 5th driver after Jack Brabham, Stirling Moss, Craig Baird, and Ken Smith to win the event thrice, and only the 3rd New Zealander to do so. As of June 2020, no driver had won the race 4 times. He also became just the 2nd driver after Craig Baird (1991, 1992, 1993) to win it thrice in a row.
  2. Before joining the Toyota Racing Series in 2011, he had competed in numerous formula/karting/midget series in Australia and New Zealand and had won the Formula First Manfeild Winter Series in 2008 and the Western Springs Speedway – F2 Midgets championship in the 2009-10 season. In the latter event, he was so dominant that he had won 7 out of the 8 races held in the season.
  3. He had also finished as a runner-up at the Formula First New Zealand series (2008-09) and the ZOAGN NZ Formula Ford Championship (2009-10). In both of those competitions, he had won the ‘Rookie of the Year’ award.
  4. In 2019, when he won the Japanese Super Formula Championship, he completed the unofficial ‘Triple Crown’ of Japanese motorsports. He had previously won the Japanese Formula 3 Championship in 2015 and the Super GT Series in 2017.

Featured Image by Nick Cassidy / Instagram


Facts of Nick Cassidy

  • full nameNick Cassidy
  • Date of Birth August 19, 1994
  • Age 27 years 3 months
  • Horoscope Leo
  • Lucky Number 5
  • Lucky Stone Ruby
  • Lucky Color Gold
  • Best Match for Marriage Sagittarius, Gemini, Aries
  • weight69 kg
  • height5 ft 10 in

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