35 2 20 15 4 9 92 3 is not a winning lottery ticket or the finish to an international go-kart race. It is a story of Chuck Gafrarar’s passion, career and drive for excellence.
35 With more than 35 years of experience, Gafrarar’s expertise and hands-on approach has been instrumental in his success, ensuring every project has the “wow” factor resulting in happy clients.
2 The number 2 is famous for NASCAR champion Rusty Wallace. Gafrarar served as a fabricator for Penske Racing and Wallace for six years. He also assisted the NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee recently as Wallace shared in an ESPN article: “Midnight was restored last year by former Penske Racing fabricator Chuck Gafrarar and other team members, and the car will go into the Hall in race-ready condition as a 1994 Ford Thunderbird featuring the noted black and gold Miller Genuine Draft paint scheme.”
20 Throughout his career behind the wheel, driver of the No. 3 in Karting since 1979, Chuck has accumulated more than 20 racing championships or national titles. Additionally, Gafrarar earned Rookie of the Year in 2002 Nascar Goody’s Dash Series, the same year he married his lovely bride, Jacqueline.
15 Chuck G. Fabrication was born 15 years ago in his 200-square-foot garage. Gafrarar’s initial business began as a “moonlighting” fabricator picking up projects to complete at night and in his spare time.
4 Offering four primary services, the Chuck G. Fabrication team specializes in:
1. Custom fabrication and design from a small project to larger manufacturing needs;
2. Welding including MIG, TIG, steel and aluminum;
3. Mill and Lathe
4. Bending, roll bending, tube notching, iron work and hydraulic shear.
9 With a roster of more than 9 clients including Americrown, Bank of America, Brand Promotions, GMR Marketing, HMS Worldwide, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, JHE Production Group, Penske Racing/Team Penske and World Racing Group, Chuck G. Fabrication has successfully completed projects from race cars to mobile displays. Turning renderings into a reality is where the company shines.
92 The fabricator, artist and champion kart racer graduated from Penn State University’s engineering program and welding school in 1992.
3 A family of three, Gafrarar calls Concord, North Carolina, home where he enjoys life with wife, Jacqueline and son, Caleb.