Art Chrisman

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Art Chrisman of Compton, California is a hot rod pioneer.


Art began racing at the dry lakes of Southern California. He evolved to the dragstrip, where he became the first to pilot a drag car to 140 mph in the quarter mile with his Draggin Wagon.[1]


Chrisman went on to work for Autolite, ForgedTrue Pistons and Ed Pink before opening up Chrisman Auto Rods Specialities with his son Mike.[1]


Art passed away in July of 2016.


Art Chrisman's Cars

Art and Lloyd Chrisman's 1930 Ford Coupe
Art Chrisman's Draggin Wagon


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