EXPERTS...READY TO SERVE

Mike Dicely
Racing Experience: 600 Sprints, Asphalt 600 Sprints, 270 Sprints, Lightning Sprints, 125 Sprints, Midgets, TQ Midgets

During his 33 year micro sprint racing career, Hyper Racing President and Co-Owner, Mike Dicely has won over 325 features and eleven point championships. 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, and at the track. He is our lead engine tuner and he manages the Hyper technicians in fuel injection R&D. 


Gary Linderman
Racing Experience: 600 Sprints, 270 Sprints

Gary Linderman joined Hyper Racing in 2021 as Vice President of Manufacturing when Hyper Racing Partnered with Linderman Race Components. Gary oversees all operations relating to products manufactured at our Machined Components Division currently located in Reading, PA. 


J.D. Esh

J.D. Esh is our general manager. He acts as the link between fabrication and fulfillment and orchestrates the chassis delivery schedule. This is no easy feat considering the many options available on each build, but J.D. makes it all happen so that your car is just like you want it. J.D. began in racing as crew chief for his brother, Doug Esh, helping him achieve his 410 sprint car goals. J.D. continues to play a vital role as motivational coach and advisor for his nephews, Jared and Tyler Esh. J.D. is a great resource for beginning and experienced teams alike.


Christy Dicely

Vice President and Co-Owner, Christy Dicely designs and produces all of our print advertising and catalogs, assists with our website, leads our social media teams and serves as our marketing manager. For many years, Christy worked in customer service and order fulfillment, and she still moonlights there once in a while. 


Jim Radney
Currently Racing: 600 Sprints
Racing Experience:
 Midgets, 600 Sprints, 270 Sprints

Jim Radney began his Hyper Racing journey as a Hyper Chassis owner/driver and dealer in New York. When we were looking for someone in customer service and technical support, we knew we just had to make him part of the home team. Jim takes phone orders, answers technical questions and leads the fulfillment team. Jim has driven every style of car we build which makes him uniquely qualified to answer your questions. He’s also a successful racer with a 2018 win on prelim night at the Big Dance. Jim will travel with the Hyper Factory Support Trailer and race his #95 600 Sprint this summer.


Johnny Boland
Currently Racing: 600 Sprints
Racing Experience: 600 Sprints

"Johnny B" hails from Fort Worth, Texas. He joins our customer service and order fulfillment team working remotely in our Southwest market. His passion for racing was so strong, he knew he wanted to make it more than a hobby and we couldn't be prouder to have him as part of the team. He has experienced much in his 600 Sprint racing life including multiple heat wins at the 2020 Tulsa Shootout and many feature wins at his area tracks. We expect great things from Johnny B!


Nick Fillman

Nick plays a key role in our order fulfilment department. He works tirelessly to pull, pack and ship orders. Nick's involvement and passion for racing as well as prior experience with a major sporting goods retailer made him a perfect fit for the team. In his spare time, Nick works as the PR Director and official for USAC East Coast Sprint Cars.


Melanie Auman

Melanie Auman takes great pride in serving the racing community as part of our fulfillment team. She has experience in the banking industry, so her attention to detail and organizational skills will be a huge asset to her position here at Hyper Racing. When she's not on the job, Melanie can be found at the race track supporting her cousin, 410 Sprint driver Trey Hivner.  


Kim Bankert

Kim is our newest team member working in the Sales Department. She works with Jim and the mighty fulfillment  team. There is a lot to learn, but Kim is up to the challenge, and she is making strides to be a bigger part of our team every day. Kim loves to go to the sprint car races at Lincoln, and she has a passion for all things Ford Mustang. Before working at Hyper Racing, she worked for Suzuki Motor of North America.


Jason Shade

Jason Shade's vast experience in the shipping and receiving department and his attention to detail make him perfect for the position of inventory control specialist. He has proven to be up to the challenge. He receives and prepares inventory for barcode scanning, secures and maintains adequate shelf space and records and updates bin locations. He frequently performs physical inventory counts and insures that the warehouse is clean and organized. On occasion, Jason assists with customer service on the phone and at the counter. Outside his time at Hyper, Jason continues on his quest to visit every race track in the country, which is rapidly approaching 100. He also crews for the Bo Gordon #13 358 Sprint Car at Trail-Way Speedway.


Ron Kramer
Racing Experience: 410 Sprints

Ron Kramer came to us looking for a part time gig, and he quickly became a valued member of the team. He assists Jason Shade in the area of Receiving and Inventory Control. A former racer himself, Ron fields a 600 Sprint with his son Brian at Lanco Speedway.


Nash Ely
Currently Racing: 360 Sprints, 410 Wingless Sprints
Racing Experience: 360 Wingless Sprints, 600 Sprints, 410 Wingless Sprints

Nash Ely, a fourth generation racer, started in 600 Sprints when he was 13 and began working in fuel injection at age 14. Nash's natural mechanical ability and attention to detail makes him an asset to our fuel injection department. Nash drives a 360 Non-Wing Sprint Car with the USAC East Coast Sprint Car Series.


Chris Snyder
Racing Experience: 358 Sprints, 600 Sprints, 270 Sprints, 250 4-Stroke Sprint, Karts

Chris Snyder builds the frames, fabricates all of the sheet metal, designs and fits fiberglass body panels. 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 spends his Saturday nights at Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway, wrenching on the Snyder-owned, #83 driven by Heath Hehnly.


Bill Simco
Racing Experience: 600 Sprints

Bill Simco joined the welding team and he hasn’t lifted the pedal yet! With 15 years of professional welding experience, Bill is a real asset to the Hyper welding and fabrication department. Bill is responsible for keeping all of our welded components on the shelves. Nerf bars, wing uprights, shifter handles, front axles, you name it, it’s all in stock, on time and done right, thanks to Bill.


Mason Chaney
Currently Racing: 358 Winged Sprints
Racing Experience: 358 Winged Sprints, Legends

Mason Chaney comes to us with a wealth of welding experience and he puts it to use building race cars. He started out racing Legends and earned 18 wins, a state championship, and a national championship in three years. Yes, we are busting on him for racing a car with fenders, but now he's open wheel! Look for Mason racing his 358 Winged Sprint Car at Lincoln Speedway and Trail-Way Speedway.


Chase Donley
Currently Racing: 600 Sprints
Racing Experience: 600 Sprints

Chase Donley began by coming in to help out every day after school and his dedication was rewarded when we invited him to join the team as a full time welder and fabrication assistant. Chase is a hard worker and a quick learner. He races the #15D 600 Sprint at Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway.


Mike Linderman
Currently Racing: 600 Sprints

Gary's son, Mike Linderman, completes the three-generation team at our Machined Components Division. Mike practically grew up in the machine shop and worked side-by-side with his dad and grandfather. Mike possesses a strong knowledge of Solidworks CAD software, and he is familiar with all phases of the operation. Mike Linderman currently races a Hyper 600 at local PA tracks.


Dale Linderman

Linderman Race Components began in 2007 as a small garage-based machine shop owned by Gary's father, Dale Linderman and quickly grew to be the biggest supplier of machined components for Hyper Racing. Now part of Hyper Racing, we owe a debt of gratitude to Dale and enjoy having him as part of the team.