Mitchell Cunningham (born 5 September 1986 in Auckland), known as Mitch Cunningham, is a New Zealand racing driver. He is the younger brother of Indy Lights champion Wade Cunningham.

Mitch Cunningham
NationalityNew Zealand New Zealand
Born (1986-09-05) 5 September 1986 (age 33)
Auckland (New Zealand)
Related toWade Cunningham (brother)
V8SuperTourer career
Debut season2012
Current teamCunningham Racing
Car number32
Former teamsInternational Motorsport
Starts55
Wins2
Poles0
Fastest laps0
Best finish8th in 2014
Previous series
2015-16
2012-15
2009-11
2008
2007-09
2007
NZ Touring Cars Championship
V8SuperTourers
New Zealand Porsche GT3 Cup
Indy Lights
Toyota Racing Series
Pacific F2000
Championship titles
2008–2009Toyota Racing Series

Mitch drove in Indy Lights in 2008 on a partial schedule of only road course races. He finished 23rd in points starting 8 of the 16 rounds of the championship.

He next competed in the 2008–2009 Toyota Racing Series championship, winning top honours winning three of the six races.[1]

Mitchell currently races in the New Zealand GT3 Porsche Cup. He is also one of New Zealand's most successful kart racers, having attained notable finishes in Japan and Italy. He has four New Zealand Karting Championships to his name.

Career summaryEdit

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F. Laps Podiums Points Position
2007 Pacific F2000 12 1 2 2 2 178 5th
2007-08 Toyota Racing Series International Motorsport 23 0 0 0 2 803 6th
2008 Indy Lights Brian Stewart Racing 8 0 0 0 1 118 23rd
2008-09 Toyota Racing Series Giles Motorsport 18 5 7 4 13 1110 1st
2009-10 New Zealand Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge International Motorsport 18 0 0 0 0 771 8th
2010-11 New Zealand Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge International Motorsport 18 0 0 0 4 824 4th
2012 V8SuperTourers International Motorsport 7 0 0 0 0 822 25th
2013 V8SuperTourers Cunningham Racing 21 0 0 0 0 929 27th
2014 V8SuperTourers Cunningham Racing 12 0 0 0 0 543 8th
2014-15 V8SuperTourers Cunningham Racing 15 2 0 0 2 938 10th
2015-16 NZ Touring Cars Championship Cunningham Racing 20 0 0 0 7 1067 3rd

Indy LightsEdit

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Rank Points
2008 Brian Stewart Racing United States
HMS
United States
STP1
19
United States
STP2
18
United States
KAN
United States
INDY
United States
MIL
United States
IOW
United States
WGL1
12
United States
WGL2
12
United States
NSH
United States
MDO1
15
United States
MDO2
12
United States
KTY
United States
SNM1
11
United States
SNM2
23
United States
CHI
23rd 118

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Cunningham wins New Zealand Motor Cup Archived 18 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine, TRS Press Release, 15 March 2009

External linksEdit

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Andy Knight
Toyota Racing Series
Champion

2008–09
Succeeded by
Mitch Evans