So now, Profile Racing is into its sixth year of business. Earlier in Profile’s history the frames and chassis sanctioned by the modified racing competition organizations authorized only frames and chassis made from consumer model autos. Popular were the early 70s AMC Gremlins, mid-30s Ford Coupes, late-30s Chevy coupes, etc. […]
1973 saw Profile Racing making its name in the auto racing market of the northeast portion of the US and with that came rapid growth. Our first catalog was printed and distributed with race car chassis being featured with added suspensions, suspension components, steering assemblies and accessories with many of […]
We’re just scraping the surface of our Profile Racing heritage series and we haven’t even gotten to bicycles yet. This week it’s 1972. Here’s a magazine ad for Profile Racing advertising their fabrication of race car chassis and additional services offered to the race car enthusiasts. The ad was published […]
1971 was an interesting year for the young Profile Racing. It was gaining a name for itself with its steering gears. Barely 3 years old, it then started the fabrication of race car rail chassis. Shown in the photo below is the first Northeast Modified racer built by Profile. It […]
We have found out why “Racing” became part of the Profile name. But where did “Profile” come from? This excerpt is from an old press release: “The company, Profile Racing, Inc. actually got its’ beginning back in 1968 when owner, Jim Alley acquired majority ownership of A & H Racing […]
This is our second Profile installment of 50-weekly posts kicking off a year of celebrating Profile’s 50th Anniversary. Week two: 1969. A pivotal year in Profile’s history for many reasons. But where it all began, was Jim’s idea of evolving a cast aluminum housing into one made of “Forged, Billet Aluminum.” […]
This photo has been floating around the shop this week. I got with Jim and Corey Alley on this and got a little interesting info collected.