We run the following NHRA classes at every race: Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman, Motorcycle & Junior Dragster (except Diesel Days & All Harley Drags)

Fees: Admission / Pits / Race Entry / Car Number Registration

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Free Schedules are available at the UPS Store in Victoria Place

J&M Towing, Arcata Used Tires & West Coast Auto Detailing

Summit Series Race #4
featuring the
Special Mustang Class  
Brought to you by

Harper Ford

June 25, 2016

Gates open at 8am
Racing Starts at 9:30

Weather Permitting


O'Reilly Auto Parts

Saturday Night Street Legals
Saturday June 25, 2016

5:30 to Dusk


Ken's Auto Parts & Truck Accessories & Simply Performance

Summit Series Race #5
featuring the
NHRA King of the Track
(Wally Race)

June 26, 2016

Gates open at 8am
Racing Starts at 9:30

Weather Permitting

Click here for 2016 schedule
Samoa King of the Track 2015
Junior Dragster King of the Track

  Nick Bublitz & Hunter Blevins

Congratulations National Dragster Challenge 2015 Winners!

Jessica Opperman - Super Pro   *   Mike Marlin - Pro  

 Dwayne Opperman - Sportsman   *   Jason Garza - Motorcycle


 Anybody Remember this car or have any info about where it might be?

We received the below email from the little boy standing in the picture


 Next Street Legal Race is June 4th, 2016
Racing 5:30 pm to dusk

Don't forget to ask for your Racers Discount
Located in Victoria Place
(across from Big 5)
You can also pick up copies of the Schedule at the Eureka UPS Store

Click above for Reservation Information

If you're taking your Pony
to the drag strip,
speed over to


for Mustang auto parts that will have you equipped to race.


2015 Schedule

2014 Track Sponsors

Congratulations to the
Champions for 2015

Super Pro  Curtis Daniels
Pro Karl Greiner
Sportsman Eric Giacone
Motorcycle Jason Garza
Junior Dragsters Hunter Blevins


Congratulations to
Eric Giacone

2015 Driver of the Year


Congratulations to
Chet Keasey

2015 Junior Driver of the Year


Track Records

Cecil Matthews
Track Speed Record

213.60 mph

June 18, 2011

Dick Ferrian
Track ET Record

6.576 sec

August 3, 2014

Mark Etheridge
Slant 6 National
A-Gas Record

11.436 sec

July 16, 2011
(set at
Samoa Drag Strip)

Click here to see
2011 Champions
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2010 Champions
Click here to see
2009 Champions

Racer Gate Opens 8:00 am 
Spectator Gate Opens 9:00 am
Time Trials at 9:30 am, Track Conditions Permitting
Eliminations at approximately 12:30 pm


Admission / Pits / Race Entry /
Car Number Registration

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Samoa Drag Strip - P.O. Box 1211 Eureka, CA  95502

Danny Wright, President
Steve Morris
Vice President
Michael Giacone
Mike Pires, Sr.
2nd Vice President

Valerie Scoggin

Board of  Directors

Danny Wright Steve Morris Michael Giacone
Valerie Scoggin Mike Pires Mike Scoggin
Ken Petersen Brad Ponci James Surber
  Mis-T Hays-Adkins  

Class Representatives

Michael Giacone
Super Pro

Phil Hopkins & Willie Clark

John Skelton

Mike Pettit

Jessie Blevins & Katie Downs
Junior Dragster

Kathy Wright
Special Programs

Track Volunteers

Kathy Wright, Front Gate - Race Director - Webmaster Valerie Scoggin, Secretary Tim O'Brien, Announcer,
Track Journalist
Mike Pires, Jr. Starter Mike Pires, Sr. Track Prep, Tech Official Michael Giacone, CFO
Theresa Wright, Computer Operator Kris Koreen & Crew, Track Maintenance Kathy Wright, Tech Official
Kris Koreen, Staging Lanes George Carlton, Waterbox Erik Jackson, Tech Official
Heather Blevins - Front Gate Kris Koreen, Street Legals James Surber, Tech Official
Theresa O'Brien (Mrs. Tim), Racer Input Erik Jackson,
Track Safety, Track Maintenance, Waterbox
Ernie Pires, Tech Official
Tom Bremer, Race Day Set Up, Tech Official Mike Pettit, Track Prep Tech Official Danny Wright, Tech Official
Dale Unea, Samoa EMS Troy Smith, Down Track Safety Katie Downs - Water Box

Webmaster:  Kathy Wright 


Samoa Drag Strip was NHRA's Pacific Division "Most Improved Track"
for 2007


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