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Summer Socializing!

We are officially in summertime now.  Warm weather means summer socializing! To kick the summer off, join us on Saturday, July 13 for a co-hosted PCA Winery Lunch Social and RRS Auto Group Drive. We will meet at RRS in San Jose for a light breakfast and meet and greet[…]

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High Altitude Alpine Driving at its Best!

It is one of those magical things that happens once a year (lucky us!) where over a 100 #Porsches from all different types and varieties come together from several western states for 3 unforgettable days. This is one of those events that I look forward to all year long and[…]

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First drive impressions of 718 Cayman GT4!

…is what I would have loved to read about, but instead you’re getting to read a quick summary from around the club.  The Board was not able to meet this month due many scheduling conflicts. Shocking and horrifying, I know. Even more shocking is that the Board consists of actual[…]

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June 2019 Zone 7 Report

By: Collin Fat, Zone 7 Representative Sacramento Valley Region 916-955-7966; cfat@fatsrestaurants.com Zone Autocross Series Opens at Marina One of my favorite venues to autocross is the Marina Airport in Marina, California just 15 minutes north of Monterey. The venue is concrete and a part of the active airport currently used by[…]

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Track Report: Discovery Mode

Drivers! Your track chair is so incredibly appreciative of the drivers and racers who have helped GGR’s efforts to introduce (or re-introduce, as is applicable) “new” and/or “rarely visited” courses this year.  Hot on the heels of discovering the fun of driving Thunderhill’s 5 mile course in the clockwise direction (a[…]

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Autocross #3 Report

Autocross #3 was approved by Joe (note the thumbs up) The weather forecast proved correct when the rain came in around 11am, but we managed to get in 3 dry runs before the rains came (note the top down!): ..and 3 wet runs in the afternoon before packing it in[…]

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A Museum Ate My Porsche

Over the last two decades, I’ve had the fun of driving a “Tigger” Porsche (it’s the only one!). I found this 1997 Boxster on eBay listed by an owner in Maryland, brought it to California, took it through the process of California smog legalization and registration, and then set about[…]

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Board of Directors Meeting for May 21, 2019

Board Meeting Minutes May 21, 2019 Present: John Celona, Serena Cheng,  Brian Emmett, Brad Kellett, Jim McClelland, Marianne Merritt, Michael Sherman Call to Order: The meeting was called to order at 6:44 pm. Call for agenda changes: None Call for calendar changes: None Call for budget changes:None Directors’ Reports President:[…]

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Poetry in Motion

After our epic trip to the beautiful coast of Mendocino and the surrounding wine region, I set out to write the blog for this month and then out of the blue I get an email. One of the participants in this unforgettable motoring event, wrote this piece about his experience[…]

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Golden Gate PCA Hits Europe

For various reasons that are far too boring to go into here, the regions of the PCA and even PCA National aren’t able to host events outside of the US and Canada. That’s a shame, because while there are some great locations, roads, and tracks within those countries, there are[…]

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