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Support Staff

 

Jim Oberhofer
Crew Chief

JimOberhofer 400

Position:
Crew Chief

Birthday:
December 11, 1966

Hometown:
Saddlebrook, NJ

Children:
Ashley

What inspired you to start racing?
My probation officer told me it was either racing or back to jail.... Just kidding.

What was your first season for Kalitta Motorsports?
1988

What is your favorite racing memory?
Winning the race in Dallas and the championship in 1995 all in the same weekend, and it was Ashley O's first race.

What is your favorite racetrack?
Denver and Norwalk

Any fun facts we should know about you?
I enjoy ballroom dancing and I'm a Brock Lesnar fan.

Troy Fasching
Assistant Crew Chief

TroyFasching 400

Position:
Assistant Crew Chief

Birthday:
January 7, 1974

Hometown:
Winsted, MN

Children:
Wyatt

What inspired you to start racing?
I grew up with my dad racing, and I pretty much grew up at the racetracks.

What was your first season for Kalitta Motorsports?
2003

What is your favorite racing memory?
Winning the WinterNats in Pomona with Scott in 2005.

What is your favorite racetrack?
Denver - I love going there, hate racing there.

Any fun facts we should know about you?
I like to play with Legos.

Tom Davis
Rods & Pistons

TomDavis 400

Position:
Rods & Pistons

Birthday:
February 7, 1973

Hometown:
West Milford, NJ

What inspired you to start racing?
Seeing a drag race in person for the first time, I was instantly hooked.

What was your first season for Kalitta Motorsports?
2007

What is your favorite racing memory?
Winning Dallas in 2013.

What is your favorite racetrack?
Denver, Bristol, and Sonoma

Any fun facts we should know about you?
I'm very boring.

Mike LaJoice
Blower Specialist

MikeLajoice 400

Position:
Blower Specialist

Birthday:
May 17, 1954

Hometown:
Dearborn, MI

Wife:
Shawn

Children:
Ashley, Lindsey, Shane, and Samantha

What inspired you to start racing?
I've always liked racing.

What was your first season for Kalitta Motorsports?
2003

What is your favorite racing memory?
Winning Gainsville in 2014.

What is your favorite racetrack?
Bristol and Seattle.

Any fun facts we should know about you?
I'm a big Red Wings fan.

Jesse Synder
Clutch Specialist

JesseSnyder 400

Position:
Clutch Specialist

Birthday:
April 14, 1993

Hometown:
St. Clair Shores, MI

What inspired you to start racing?
My best friend Joe.

What was your first season for Kalitta Motorsports?
2011

What is your favorite racing memory?
Winning Dallas in 2013, it was my first win.

What is your favorite racetrack?
Bristol

Any fun facts we should know about you?
I like racing.

Tyler Peters
Clutch Assistant

TylerPeters 400

Position:
Clutch Assistant

Birthday:
April 7, 1994

Hometown:
Waterford, PA

What inspired you to start racing?
My family.

What was your first season for Kalitta Motorsports?
2017

What is your favorite racing memory?
Winning my first race in Houston 2016.
What is your favorite racetrack?
Pomona

Any fun facts we should know about you?
I like slot car racing.

Rob Pierce
Cylinder Head Specialist

RobPierce 400

Position:
Cylinder Head Specialist

Birthday:
April 19, 1976

Hometown:
Bellevue, MI

What inspired you to start racing?
My dad raced.

What was your first season for Kalitta Motorsports?
2004

What is your favorite racing memory?
Winning Memphis in 2009.

What is your favorite racetrack?
Brainerd

Any fun facts we should know about you?
I like to snowmobile and work on racecars.

Kyle Schrader
Shortblock Specialist

KyleSchrader 400

Position:
Shortblock Specialist

Birthday:
January 24, 1995

Hometown:
Franklin Park, IL

What inspired you to start racing?
Inspired to Start Racing: My parents bringing me to Route 66 Raceway in 2000.

What was your first season for Kalitta Motorsports?
2016

What is your favorite racing memory?
Getting Hired by Kalitta Motorsports

What is your favorite racetrack?
Route 66

Any fun facts we should know about you?
I have my Super Comp license and would like to drive at some point.

Dustin Cowen
Cylinder Head Assistant

DustinCowen 400

Position:
Cylinder Head Assistant

Birthday:
September 12, 1986

Hometown:
Port St. Lucie, FL.

What inspired you to start racing?
The excitement and winning.

What was your first season for Kalitta Motorsports?
2012

What is your favorite racing memory?
My first win, Dallas 2013

What is your favorite racetrack?
Bristol

Any fun facts we should know about you?
I'm a Marine Veteran

Nick Galvin
Rod & Pistons

NickGalvin 400
Position:
Rod & Pistons

Birthday:
February 1, 1995

Hometown:
Valenica, CA

What inspired you to start racing?
I Love it.

What was your first season for Kalitta Motorsports?
2015

What is your favorite racing memory?
Winning for the first time at Norwalk in 2005 with Doug and the Mac Tools Team.

What is your favorite racetrack?
Norwalk

Any fun facts we should know about you?
I have a pretty big fan following.
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