Don Schumacher Motorsports Expanding Manufacturing Operations Beyond Racing

Jul 30, 2020

Don Schumacher Motorsports Precision Manufacturing (DSM) is expanding into the automotive, defense, equipment/manufacturing, and aerospace industries, the high-performance parts manufacturer announced.

DSM was founded as a specialty parts manufacturer and R&D center for Don Schumacher Racing’s (DSR) fleet of NHRA race cars and has since grown to become a parts supplier for race teams competing across multiple motorsports industries. Among its projects are the DSM engine block and cylinder head assembly, utilized across the DSR teams, and a collaboration with Mopar, SRT and BES Racing Engines to offer a variety of parts and components for the Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak race car. DSM is heavily involved in the NHRA’s Factory Stock Showdown Series, offering on-site parts support to Drag Pak owners.

“For years, top race teams have trusted us to make parts they could rely on,” said Chad Osier, Vice President of DSM. “We are manufacturing 11,000-horsepower powerplants that go from zero-to-330-mph in less than four seconds; this is a real testament to our focus on quality, precision, and talent.

“We originally launched DSM as the manufacturing arm of DSR so we could guarantee quality-control by producing key engine components in-house. Other teams took notice and before long, we were producing parts for them, too. We’re thrilled to now be able to offer that same level of high-precision manufacturing and customer service to organizations that operate outside of the motorsports realm.”

DSM operates out of a 20,000-square-foot facility adjacent to DSR in suburban Indianapolis. Its machining capabilities include 5-axis milling, multi-axis turning and SWISS turning, supporting, prototyping, short-run and full production projects.

DSM’s strategic partners include Okuma (machining), Sandvik Coromant (tooling), Mastercam (programming), Stratasys (3-D printing) and Hangsterfer’s (cutting fluid).