We run the following NHRA classes at every race: Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman, Motorcycle & Junior Dragster (except Big Bike Shootout)

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

2018 Final Points are posted
Updated 09/19/18
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We Are done for the 2018 Season
Tentative 2019 Racing Schedule

April 14, 2019                                   Test and Tune

April 28, 2019                                   Rain out date for Test and tune  (Kool April Nites)

May 4-5, 2019                                   Ron Millsaps Memorial Race/ street legals                    

May 18-19, 2019                              Bracket/street legals           

June 8-9, 2019                                 Bracket/street legals

June 22, 2019                                  CIFCA, Nor Cal Nostalgia & Big Bucks   (No Street Legals)

June 23, 2019                                  Bracket Race

July 6-7, 2019                                   Bracket/street legals

July 13-14, 2019                              Samoa All Bikes by the Bay/Big Bike Shootout  
(Motorcycles only weekend)

August 3-4, 2019                             Bracket/street legals

August 23-25, 2019                         Bracket/street legals)

September 7-8, 2019                       Bracket/street legals

O'Reilly's is sponsoring the Street Legal Races for 2019

They will remain Free to Race & Free to Watch!

Thank You O'Reilly Auto Parts



2019 Street Legal Dates


April 13th

May 4th

May 18th

June 8th

July 6th

August 3rd

August 23rd (Friday)

September 7


Street Legals Will start again in April 13th 2019



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

Thank you O'Reilly's for another great Season

Street Legals will start again April 13, 2019


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

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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 Vinnie Lombardi Jessie Blevins

Class Representatives

Michael Giacone
Super Pro

Phil Hopkins & Willie Clark

Ana Toledo

Brian Bognuda

Jessie Blevins
Junior Dragster

Kathy Wright
Special Programs

Track Volunteers

Kathy Wright, Front Gate - Race Director - Webmaster Tristen Trichak, 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

Webmaster:  Kathy Wright 


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


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