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May 2020 Autocross Report

Well, let me start with some not so good news to share. City of Alameda reviewed proposal on April 7 for continued use of the Naval base site for our autocrossing needs. The council vote ended up not being in GGR’s favor. We are fortunate to be the only organization[…]

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May 2020 Zone 7 Report

In The Zone May 2020 By: Collin Fat, Zone 7 Representative Sacramento Valley Region 916.955.7955, cfat@fatsrestaurants.com Coronavirus Update: I hope that this column finds you all safe and in good health as we struggle to deal with the current pandemic both on a personal, business and club level. The pandemic[…]

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Porsche Playdate

–by Ralf Dossmann, GGR Historian Time flies… it’s hard to believe but 10 years have passed since the 50th anniversary of GGR and since I was honored by John Celona and the board to carry the club’s “Historian” badge. At the time, I had been the proud owner of a[…]

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2020 April 5 Board Minutes

Board Meeting Minutes April 5, 2020 Present: John Celona, Canyon Chan, Serena Cheng, Brian Emmett, Colin Fat, Chris Hamilton, Jim McClelland, Himanshu Patel, Michael Sherman, Howard Yao. Call to Order:  The meeting was called to order at 3:04 pm.  Call for agenda changes:  None. Call for calendar changes:  Due to[…]

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Focus on Sponsors: Tarett Engineering

GGR TRACK SERIES “SPOTLIGHT ON SPONSORS” This month’s Spotlight is on another new sponsor for the 2020 GGR Track Series: TARETT ENGINEERING TareJ Engineering was established in 1995, but has been growing organically since a young Ira Ramin began his racing career building and racing slot cars. Years later, In[…]

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Focus on Sponsors: SP Motorsports

GGR TRACK SERIES “SPOTLIGHT ON SPONSORS” This month’s Spotlight is on a current sponsor for the 2020 GGR Track Series: SP Motorsports has been a sponsor of the GGR Track Series for several years and now sponsoring at the Silver Level. SP Motorsports started in 2012 and is owned by[…]

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May 2020 Track Report

Snell In Place Drivers – Short and sweet update: 2020 track events maintaining a heartbeat: August 22-23 Club Race 4 (w/ NASA) Sonoma Raceway September 12-13 DE 4 Weathertech Raceway Laguna Seca September 26-27 DE 5 / Club Race 5 Thunderhill Raceway October 10-11 Club Race 6 (w/ NASA) Sonoma[…]

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Optimism & Prudence for Springtime

Happy Month of May! Okay, so this may not be the happiest of times (ya think?!), but you sure wouldn’t know it from the weather. The cold spring fog is finally retreating in the Bay Area to leave clear sunny skies. My roses are in full bloom, the pear tree[…]

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Spotlight on Track Sponsors: Porboys

GGR TRACK SERIES “SPOTLIGHT ON SPONSORS” This month’s Spotlight is on a new sponsor for the 2020 GGR Track Series: Porboys was the sponsor of the GGR Beginner Autocross School for over 20 years, now they are supporting the GGR Track Series in 2020 at the Bronze level. Porboys is[…]

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In the Zone, April 2020

In The Zone April 2020 By: Collin Fat, Zone 7 Representative Sacramento Valley Region 916.955.7955, cfat@fatsrestaurants.com Coronavirus Update: I am sure all of you have been inundated with news concerning the coronavirus pandemic and perhaps what PCA is advising its members and regional clubs. On Thursday, March 12th, PCA issued[…]

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