The Man, The Myth, The Legend. The Greek

There are veteran racers; there are legends; and then there is Chris Karamesines, whose career spans an absolutely unmatched period. The 89-year-old Chicago-native is a drag racing pioneer, arguably the first man to run 200 mph in a dragster, the man behind the ChiZler twin-engine dragster, and so much more.

The PRI Road Tour was treated to a rare look inside of his Chicago garage, where he recounted the early days of his racing career, what he and his team work on in his shop, how his granddaughter is carrying on his legacy, and much more. You’ve got to watch this exclusive video.

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