How Rad Are You: Nick Cassidy

Nick Cassidy is 25 year old Factory Toyota Driver from Auckland, New Zealand. He's currently racing in Japan in Super GT500 and Super Formula.  

 

Discover more below:  

 

IN ALL SERIOUSNESS

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Where are you from?

Auckland, New Zealand

Describe yourself in 3 words:

Fast - Handsome - Humble

What's the best part about your sport?

The different aspects. Meeting great people, experiencing a huge amount of new places, learning a wide range of skill sets and the competitive nature of competition.

How did you start racing?

My father was doing a little bit of club racing... Naturally I one day fell in a kart!

Favourite track(s)?

Sugo SportsLand (Japan), Townsville (Australia).

Greatest accomplishment yet as an Athlete? 

Winning the Super Formula Championship in 2019... At the time these things don't sink in, but over time it's something that I will never forget. 

Do you have a pre-race ritual and/or superstition?

Jump in from the left hand side. That gets interesting with right hand drive cars. 

If you were not racing, what would you do as a career?

That's a difficult one! But I believe I would be interested in something related to digital marketing. 

What does the word "Rad" mean to you?

A cool way of living, that's natural yet obvious. 

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OUTSIDE TRACK LIMITS

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What’s your guiltiest pleasure?

Procrastinating!

What’s something you wish you didn’t spend so much money on?

Shoes! Love my sneakers. 

You are stuck on an island, you can pick one food to eat forever without getting tired of it, what would you eat?

Red Bull. Does that count?

One thing you can't live without?

Racing!

If you could switch lives with someone for a day who would it be?

David Dobrik

 

Best advice ever?

"Why let 30 seconds destroy 30,000 hours of work?"

 

Which Moradness hat is your favourite? 

Blackout, but they're all pretty Rad!

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*You can follow Nick on Instagram @NickCassidy_


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