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KAM founder Brad Keselowsky wins Darlington Raceway

Ending a three-year NASCAR win drought (while running an advanced AM service provider)

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KAM (Keselowsky Advanced Manufacturing) owner and NASCAR driver Brad Keselowsky won the Darlington Raceway last weekend ending his three-year win drought. However, during the past few years, he did not waste any time and founded one of the most advanced metal AM service providers catering to the automotive and aerospace segments.

It was the 36th of Keselowsky’s career and his second at Darlington Raceway, which he reveres as an ultimate test of drivers. The Associated Press reports that it came in front of his young family with daughters, Scarlett who’ll turn 9 later this month and 4-year-old Autumn, joining him on the podium.

KAM founder Brad Keselowsky wins Darlington Raceway ending a three-year NASCAR win drought (while running an advanced AM service provider) And it was his first since leaving the Penske organization to become co-owner at Roush Fenway Keselowski Racing in 2022.

“There’s a lot of things to be excited about, don’t know which one means the most,” Keselowski said with a smile.

He moved to the front when leaders Chris Buescher and Tyler Reddick hit battling for first with nine laps left and held on to win the Goodyear 400 at Darlington Raceway on Sunday for his first NASCAR win in three years.

“Hell of an effort by everyone,” Keselowski said after crossing the finish line.

It appeared Keselowski’s employee at RFK, Buescher, would get the win after he passed his boss and Reddick with 29 laps to go. But Buescher and Reddick then hit and fell back, opening the door for Keselowski’s satisfying victory.

Today Roush Fenway Keselowski Racing is one of the most successful teams in NASCAR history, fielding multiple teams in NASCAR Cup Series. In its 34th season, RFK Racing is a leader in driver development, having launched the careers for many of the top drivers in the sport.

Off-track, Roush Fenway is a leader in NASCAR marketing solutions, having produced multiple award-winning Social Media, digital content and experiential marketing campaigns. Roush Fenway Keselowski Racing is co-owned by NASCAR Hall of Fame team owner Jack Roush, Fenway Sports Group, parent company of Major League Baseball’s Boston Red Sox and English Premier League’s Liverpool F.C., and NASCAR Cup Series Champion/Driver of the No. 6 Ford Mustang, Brad Keselowski.

KAM founder Brad Keselowsky wins Darlington Raceway ending a three-year NASCAR win drought (while running an advanced AM service provider)
Brad Keselowski, founder of KAM, during the launch press conference.

Keselowsky’s KAM is a vertically integrated simulation and engineering through serial production manufacturing company with additive manufacturing (metal LPBF) and CNC Capabilities. The company offers end-to-end capabilities in metal manufacturing – from design and print to machining – and provides customers with the leading vertically integrated hybrid solution.

Through partnerships with some of the world’s leading manufacturers and research universities, KAM develops groundbreaking, custom solutions for several industries, including aerospace, defense, energy, automotive, and performance motorsports. The company offers several alloys, including AlSi10Mg, 6061RAM2%, Inconel 625 and 718, Ti64, Haynes282 and several other metals.

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Davide Sher

Since 2002, Davide has built up extensive experience as a technology journalist, market analyst and consultant for the additive manufacturing industry. Born in Milan, Italy, he spent 12 years in the United States, where he completed his studies at SUNY USB. As a journalist covering the tech and videogame industry for over 10 years, he began covering the AM industry in 2013, first as an international journalist and subsequently as a market analyst, focusing on the additive manufacturing industry and relative vertical markets. In 2016 he co-founded London-based VoxelMatters. Today the company publishes the leading news and insights websites and, as well as VoxelMatters Directory, the largest global directory of companies in the additive manufacturing industry.

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