Dickens Joins Roush Yates Performance Group

Apr 7, 2010

Roush Yates Performance Group, Mooresville, N.C., has announced the addition of Jay Dickens to its short-track engine program.

Dickens brings more than 25 years of experience to the Roush Yates Performance Group and will serve as the short track engine program manager, according to a press release. He will make the move with fellow employees Brad Loden, Bill Lovelady and Seth Stacy.

“Jay Dickens has been a leader in technology and innovation at the short-track level,” said Bucky Gregory, VP of sales and marketing for Roush Yates Engines. “We are proud to add Dickens to our superior staff and look forward to utilizing his vast experience to continue to grow our short-track engine program.”

Dickens started as a local engine builder, having formed Jay Dickens Racing Engines in Aberdeen Miss., in 1994, accumulating multiple track and series championships.

Roush Yates Performance Group is housed in a 40,000-square-foot facility. Amenities include six dynamometer cells, two spintron cells, 11 build stations and machine shop.

“Having the best technicians and the best working environment will allow us to service our customers better and offer faster turnaround times,” Dickens said. “Complete access to the engineering department ensures our ongoing research and development will continue to lead in the short track market.”