We run the following NHRA classes at every race: Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman, Motorcycle & Junior Dragster (except Big Buck Race, No Prep Race & Big Bike Shootout)

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

Final Points have been posted
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Annual Awards Banquet
Saturday November 9th

Samoa Cookhouse

Doors Open   5:00 PM
Dinner 6:00 PM
Awards  7:00 PM

We will have Merchandise for Sale and Items for Silent Auctions

Be sure to bring extra $$




Thank you O'Reilly Auto Parts for another great Street Legal Season

Don't forget to ask for your Racers Discount
Now Located in Next to O'Reilly's Auto Parts
(behind Jack in the Box)

You can also pick up copies of the Schedule at the Eureka UPS Store

Do you have any automotive maintenance, repairs or restoration projects coming up? See if our sponsor, RockAuto.com, has the parts you need.

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to the drag strip,
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for Mustang auto parts that will have you equipped to race.

Thank you to Everyone for a Great Season
2018 Banquet Photo's
Congratulations to the Winners

Ana Toledo
2018 Driver of the Year

Dristian Steele
2018 Junior Driver of the Year

Chuck Jenkins
2018 Rookie of the Year

Super Pro
Michael Giacone - Jason Giacone - Kaycee Mela

Mike Wright - Jerry Toledo - Nick Giacone - Pat Reimers

Ana Toledo - Larry Ghidinelli - Eric Giacone - Armand Moore

Jason Garza - Brian Bognuda - John Toler

Dristian Steele - Courteney Goodman - Robert Boynton

Track Records

Jeff Atamian
The Beast Jet Car
Track Speed Record

248 mph
6.62 sec

August 27, 2016


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)

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2011 Champions
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2010 Champions
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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
Michael Giacone
Mike Pires, Sr.
Vice President


Board of  Directors

Danny Wright Mike Pires Michael Giacone
Ken Petersen Mis-T Hays-Adkins James Surber
Ernie Pires Vinny Lombardi Jessie Blevins
Bryan Goodman Brian Bognuda  

Class Representatives

Michael Giacone
Super Pro

Phil Hopkins & Willie Clark

Jennifer Ghidinelli

Brian Bognuda

Bryan Goodman
Junior Dragster

Kathy Wright
Special Programs

Track Volunteers

Kathy Wright, Front Gate - Race Director - Webmaster Bob Edwards, Starter & Waterbox Tim O'Brien, Announcer,
Track Journalist
Ernie Pires,  Starter Mike Pires, Sr. Track Prep, Tech Official Michael Giacone, CFO
Theresa Wright, Computer Operator Eric Wright - Staging Lanes
Catch all Guy
Kathy Wright, Tech Official
Theresa O'Brien (Mrs. Tim), Racer Input Mike Pettit, Tech Official Ernie Pires, Tech Official 
Tom Bremer, Race Day Set Up, Tech Official Danny Wright, Tech Official James Surber, Tech Official
Dale Unea, Samoa EMS Troy Smith, Down Track Safety TJ Bremer Race Day Set up & Computer Guru
Ashlee Mack, Front Gate Steven Richmond; Front Gate Ron, Waterbox
Robert, Waterbox Lee Fuchser, Staging & Computer Operator  

Webmaster:  Kathy Wright 


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


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