Profile Racing’s Legacy: Week 11, 1979.

So, here we are in 1979. Profile has moved to St. Petersburg, FL. Jim (Alley) has re-established his machine shop and race car business and the Alley’s two children have discovered BMX racing. In short, Jim goes to the track and watches his children practice. And, seeing the kids on […]

March 22, 2018

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Profile Racing’s Legacy: Week 10, 1977.

1977 is the year. Our look back at Profile Racing’s early years is now offering information on a company that is firmly established in the Northeast US auto racing scene after almost ten years. Shown above is a catalog insert page that offers Profile Racing’s Race Cars (Designed to incorporate […]

March 9, 2018

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Profile Racing’s Legacy: Week 9, 1976.

1976 saw Profile Racing established as a “go to” business for auto racing in the Northeast USA. The company had grown from a small machine shop to a bonafide race speed shop offering race car parts and chassis fabrications. Profile Racing also become a Firestone race car tire dealer, warehouse […]

February 28, 2018

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Profile Racing’s Legacy: Week 8, 1975.

Profile Racing in 1975 continues to impress by making race chassis for many other big names in modified car racing. A regional speed magazine picks up the story about localization, which propels the company forward, making big waves nationally. Profile Racing’s Jim Alley is is quoted, “It’s a funny thing… […]

February 21, 2018

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Profile Racing’s Legacy: Week 7, 1974.

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.  […]

February 14, 2018

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Profile Racing’s Legacy: Week 6, 1973.

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 […]

February 8, 2018

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Profile Racing’s Legacy: Week Five, 1972

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 […]

January 31, 2018

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Profile Racing’s Legacy: Week Four, 1971.

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 […]

January 23, 2018

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Profile Legacy Tee Now Available!

Celebrating Profile’s 50th anniversary, the “Legacy” tee is now available. -100% cotton with water based screen print. -Legacy logo in gold, printed on a black blank. Printed in the USA.

January 4, 2018

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Profile Racing’s Legacy: Week One, 1968.

This is our first Profile installment of 50-weekly posts kicking off a year of celebrating Profile’s 50th Anniversary. Jim Alley, owner and founder of Profile Racing, Inc. adds, “I’d like to thank you all for your support through the years. And, as we start the celebration of our 50th year […]

January 3, 2018

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