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Holiday Greetings

Capt. Mike (AKA) Capt. Michael Sherman, USN-Ret. Membership Director GGR Regional Summary December 2017 Member Only Raffle – Three raffle cars! GGR members, it’s the time of year for the Fall 2017 Member Only Raffle! PCA will be giving away at least two grand prizes, a Porsche 911 Carrera T plus[…]

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November 2017 Zone 7 Report

By Sandy Provasi, Zone 7 Representative As I write this column, we do not know the extent of the lost and destruction to all in the North Bay. Fires are still burning and it will be some time before Redwood Region can let us know if there is anything the[…]

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Carmel Valley Fun Run

The final tour of the 2017 year was our Carmel Valley Fun Run. The drive route was comprised of two uniquely different paths. Pair the paths’ natural beauty with P-Cars, sunshine, and GGR members and we had an unforgettable getaway. So for those of us who took our Porsches out[…]

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Autocross #8 Report

How good is the competition in the GGR – Carlsen Porsche Autocross Series? Judging by the results of the two biggest national autocross events, I’d say pretty damn good, and most likely the best in the country! At the 2017 PCA Porsche Parade, held last July in Spokane, Washington, 203[…]

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Board of Directors Meeting for October 18 2017

Board Meeting Minutes October 18, 2017 Present: Andrew Forrest, Andrew Blyholder, Michael Sherman, Michael Griffin, Bern Beecham, John Celona, Richard French, Brad Kellett, Bryan Phan, Marianne Merritt and Brian Emmett Call to Order: The meeting was called to order at 6:36 pm. Call for agenda changes: Final discussion of  report[…]

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A Tougher Job than Club President

One could easily imagine that the toughest job in GGR is being Club President (it’s not). There are many jobs that are more challenging. Today I want to focus on one that involves managing the largest, most diverse group of volunteers in the club, sustaining relationships with multiple external parties[…]

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WOW! New Programs/Cars/Awards by Porsche

Capt. Mike (AKA) Capt. Michael Sherman, USN-Ret. Membership Director GGR Regional Summary What’s Your Porsche Worth? You may not know it, but the PCA website has a section in which they list a number of links that offer Porsche valuations. With 70% of the Porsches ever built still on the[…]

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Sad news

It is with great sadness that we meet the passing of long time Golden Gate member, Carl Switzer. Carl was an avid contributor to GGR, supporting the autocross and track programs and also serving on the board as Track and Competition Chair.  In these roles Carl helped shape the GGR[…]

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In the Zone: October, 2017

In The Zone By Sandy Provasi, Zone 7 Representative Tom and I want to thank everyone who volunteered this year at Werks Reunion, Corral de Tierra. From the volunteers who showed up on Thursday to get the bags stuffed to the guys laying out the judged field and corral, we[…]

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In the Zone: September, 2017

The last Golden Gate Region Drivers Education and Club Race is happening at Thunderhill on September 2nd and 3rd. This will be the last of GGR’s 5 club races for 2017 and even more DE’s. Hats off to the dedicated volunteers who help make such a busy schedule happen in[…]

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