EXPERTS...READY TO SERVE
Currently Racing: 600cc, Lightning Sprints
Racing Experience: 600cc, Asphalt 600cc, 270cc, 1000cc, 125cc, Midgets, TQ Midgets
During his 34 year micro sprint racing career, Hyper Racing President and Co-Owner, Mike Dicely has won over 326 features and 4 NMMA National wins, 2 Drillers, 11 point championships, 10 Linda's national open wins (8 in the 600), 6 PA 600 speedweeek wins, and raced at 65 different tracks in 23 states and two countries. Mike earned his bachelor’s degree in Industry and Technology in 1988 and then worked as a Mechanical Design Engineer for seven years. Mike researches, develops and designs all of our chassis and components. He provides technical support on the phone, by email, on our website forums, and at the track. On the side, he loves coaching his daughters travel soccer team.
Our Vice President and Co-Owner, Christy Dicely, received her bachelor’s degree in Communication Design from Kutztown University in 1987. She designs and produces all of our print advertising and catalogs and serves as our marketing manager. Christy also works with our website and assists with customer service and shipping.
J.D. Esh is our customer service team leader and general manager. He engineers the work flow and orchestrates the chassis delivery schedule. J.D. began in racing as crew chief and top motivator for his brother, Doug Esh, helping him achieve his goals. Now that Doug is among the best drivers in 410 Sprint Car competition J.D. continues to play a vital role as motivational coach and advisor for his brother. J.D. is also active in furthering the micro sprint careers of his nephews, Tyler, Travis and Jared Esh.
Chris Snyder (the first employee, 1995)
Racing Experience: 358 Sprints, 600cc, 270cc, 250cc 4-Stroke, Karts
Chris Snyder builds the frames, fabricates all of the sheet metal, designs and fits fiberglass body panels and assembles rollers. Chris also handles repair jobs and custom fabrication. Attention to detail is second to none with Chris Snyder. When he’s not working on the 600cc Sprints, Chris leads the quarter midget division of Hyper Racing. Chris spends his Saturday nights at Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway, wrenching on the Snyder-owned, #83 driven by Heath Hehnly.
Racing Experience: 358 Sprints, 1000cc, 600cc, 270cc, quads
Stan Fleming is a 17 year veteral in the welding and fabrication industry. He is an integral part of our expert welding team. He welds chassis and assists Chris in chassis production. Stan has raced micro sprints and sprint cars and continues to provide support to area race teams.
Jason Shade is our veteran in in the shipping and receiving department. He also assists with customer service on the phone. He has incredible attention to detail and will make sure parts are packed perfectly for shipment. Outside his time at Hyper, Jason continues on his quest to visit every race track in the country, which currently stands at 88.
Racing Experience: 600cc
Bill joined the welding team and he hasn’t lifted the pedal yet! Bill is responsible for keeping all of our welded components in stock. Nerf bars, wing uprights, shifter handles, front axles, you name it, it's all in stock, thanks to Bill!
Currently Racing: 600cc, 358cc Sprints, ARDC Midgets
Racing Experience: 358cc Sprints, ARDC Midgets, 600cc, 1000cc, Quarter Midgets
Ryan Greth is in charge of our Hyper Fuel Injection Technology (Hyper FIT) Team. Ryan handles dyno testing, fuel injection conversions and wiring harness conversions. Ryan has also been instrumental in perfecting the set-ups used on the Hyper Chassis and gives
countless hours of technical support in all areas at work and at the track. Ryan will be racing his #4 Hyper midget in 2014.
Currently Racing: Midgets
Racing Experience: Midgets, 600cc, 270cc
Jim Radney began his Hyper Racing journey as a Hyper Chassis owner/driver and dealer for us in New York State. When we were looking for someone in the customer service and technical support area, we knew we just had to make him part of the home team. Jim takes phone orders, processes online orders, and assists in shipping and receiving. He is always ready to offer expert technical support. Jim will be racing his #95 Hyper midget in 2014.
Brian Erb began welding at age 8 and has been welding professionally for 15 years. He comes to Hyper with a full list of welding credentials. Brian grew up drag racing and has been around sprint car racing all his life, crewed on many teams for many forms of racing. Brian fits all of the frame members into our jigs and fixtures and tacks together the chassis for final welding. He also handles repair work and assists Chris in cutting, bending and notching. He is a kingpin in the fabrication of the Hyper Midget prototype. He offers a fresh take on things here at Hyper, something we always welcome. If Brian is not at Hyper Racing, he can most likely be found at the races. Brian works on the crew for both Jim Radney and Ryan Greth and also helps out on an NHRA Dragster team. He hopes to get behind the wheel of a racecar soon himself.
Currently Racing: 600cc, 1000cc
Racing Experience: 600cc, 1000cc
Austin wanted to work in the racing industry, and we needed an inventory specialist, so Austin pulled up stakes and joined the team. Austin takes care of ordering and receiving, rebuilds shocks, and provides technical support. If you like our new videos on hyperracing.com, you have Austin to thank. Austin will be piloting a sprint car of some type in the future, he is just looking for the right ride.
Currently Racing: 600cc
Racing Experience: 600cc
Buddy assists Ryan in the Fuel Injection department. He can do just about anything but he is our expert in wiring harness conversions.
Currently Racing: 358 Sprints
Racing Experience: 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints, 600cc, 1000cc
We are always honored to have our military man, Doug Dodson moonlighting at Hyper on a part-time basis. Doug assists Ryan in the fuel injection technology department. Doug’s many racing endeavors have included 410 sprints, super sportsman and 600cc micro sprints.