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July 2018 Track Report

Summertime! In the twenty two thousand one hundred and fifty five days between the first race at Laguna Seca Raceway and GGR’s next driver education event at the famed track, the population of Monterey County has grown by a factor of two and a half.  In that same period of[…]

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July 2018 Autocross Report

The 4th Carlsen Porsche Autocross was held on Father’s Day this year (sorry about that), but we had 80 drivers participate in this event nonetheless and what better activity for Father’s day than racing your Porsche! As I was pulling away from my house that morning with my race trailer and[…]

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Board of Directors Meeting for June 23, 2018

Board Meeting Minutes June 23, 2018 Present: Bern Beecham, Brad Kellett, Brian Emmett, Ed Hunter, John Celona, Marianne Merritt, Michael Sherman Call to Order: The meeting was called to order at 12:33 pm. Call for agenda changes: Proposal: New member’s first event free? GGR’s policy on recommendations to members Club[…]

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Don’t Zone Out

A good portion of Golden Gate’s membership know that PCA National breaks North America into 14 zones, and that GGR makes up one of the 10 regions in Zone 7. Despite us cross-publishing our Zone Representative Sandy Provasi’s blog post every month, few know what that actually means. For a[…]

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Summer Is On Us!

Capt. Mike (AKA) Capt. Michael Sherman, USN-Ret. Membership Director GGR Regional Summary Mission E Becomes “Taycan“ Huh? What now?  What in the dickens is a Taycan?  Well, we’re all aware that Porsche has been moving ahead with its plans towards an all-electric performance car to inhabit one side of its[…]

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June 2018 Zone 7 Report

A big thanks goes out to John D’Angelo and his team of judges who showed up at Livermore Porsche in April for the Zone 7 Concours School and Car Care Clinic. There were over 60 people in attendance to learn more about judging and car care. Another great event was[…]

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June 2018 Track Report

It’s Not the Cars, It’s the People We recently wrapped up another fun weekend at my favorite track, Buttonwillow Raceway.  Over 80 DE drivers (including 20 students) and 30 racers joined us for unbelievably not hot (mid-80’s) weather at a fun and challenging track.  (Your track chair particularly enjoys turn[…]

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June 2018 Autocross Report

The Carlsen Porsche Autocross Event #3 started out on a bumpy road, but it turned out fine for the 81 drivers that attended this event. We had a sunny (quite warm) day at Alameda Point with excellent conditions. “No tire warmers required” was the comment. (these are not allowed for[…]

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Board of Directors Meeting for May 16, 2018

Board Meeting Minutes May 16, 2018 Present: Brad Kellett, Brian Emmett, Bryan Phan, Ed Hunter, Jim McClelland, John Celona, Marianne Merritt, Michael Griffin Call to Order: The meeting was called to order at 6:55 pm. Call for agenda changes: None Call for calendar changes: Next Board meetings have been scheduled[…]

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It’s Summertime and more videos!

Capt. Mike (AKA) Capt. Michael Sherman, USN-Ret. Membership Director GGR Regional Summary Spring PCA Raffle is ON!   Yes, you too can win a Porsche…people really do!  Here comes the PCA Spring 2018 Member Only Raffle, and theyre giving away a Porsche 718 GTS — Boxster or Cayman — plus[…]

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