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Chris Karamesines

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Top Fuel

Chris Karamesines

Top Fuel

3

Career Final Rounds

3.897

Career Best E.T.

313.51

Career Best Speed

DOB
November 11
1931
Hometown
Chicago
Illinois
United States
Residence
Chicago
Illinois
United States
Crew Chief
Larry Lones
Sponsor
Strange Engineering Dragster

career highlights

2016

Attended 12 events during the year

As the 16th qualifier in Gainesville beat the No. 1 qualifier Richie Crampton 

Bio

Children: Chris Jr.; Paula 

Ht/Wt.: 5'8", 180 lbs.

Hobbies: Boating, car enthusiast and garage sales

Notable: Nickname is the "Golden Greek"; Oldest active competitor in NHRA competition;  Longtime independent racer; One of drag racing's legendary drivers known for thrilling runs where he saved many cars from crashes with his expert skill behind the wheel and fearless driving style; Legendary match racer who also is a four-time winner of the famed World Series of Drag Racing at Cordova (Ill.) Dragway and also multiple winner of the Great Lakes Dragway Olympics in Union Grove, Wis.; Named No. 30 on NHRA's 50 Greatest Drivers list as part of NHRA 50th Anniversary celebration in 2001

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