Autocross Report

Autocross Report

September 2020 Autocross Report

Despite a late start, GGR autocross season is in full swing, accomplishing three events within two weeks of each other. Our third event took place on August 1 at Cow Palace as planned. Registration process remained the most competitive event, with fifty spots filling up in less than two minutes[…]

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August 2020 Autocross Report

July 11th treated another set of fifty fast fingered participants to our second autocross event held at Cow Palace. Not to be outdone by the first event participants two weeks back, second autocross event participants filled up all fifty slots within two minutes of opening of the registration, a full[…]

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July 2020 Autocross Report

The day finally arrived on June 28 for Autocross enthusiasts to show off their driving skills! Fifty drivers were welcomed at Cow Palace bright and early to compete in the long-awaited challenge that lied ahead. Attendee count was restricted to fifty participants to maintain compliance with Local health regulations. All[…]

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June 2020 Autocross Report

Some better news on Autocross front for this month. Relaxation of stay at home regulations have allowed facilities to start planning their site rental activities. As a result, we are close to signing a contract with Cow Palace for June 28, August 29 and October 24 dates, with October 25[…]

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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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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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April 2020 Autocross Report

“Uncertain” is how the 2020 autocross season can be described. As reported last month, availability of Alameda site appeared to be anything but certain. City of Alameda was not able to hear our case on March 17 due to an extraneous circumstance. Our next hearing date is on April 7.[…]

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Stay Well and Stay Strong!

Current Membership – 3,604 Primary – 2431 Co-members – 1169 Lifetime Members – 4 We All Need a Chuckle! In the famous words of Oliver Hardy, “Well, this is another fine fix you’ve gotten us into!” We old folks remember Laurel and Hardy, a fabulously famous funny duo, who appeared[…]

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March 2020 Autocross Report

If you are not preparing for the new autocross season, you have already fallen behind. Some drivers are busy lightening up their car and body weights, while others are putting the idiom “Spend money to go FAST” to use. Even more participants are honing their driving skills at other autocrossing venues.[…]

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February 2020 Autocross Report

GGR Club members attending this year’s Holiday Party at the USS Hornet in Alameda were greeted by an autocross-style chevron grid of Porsches! Once aboard we were then treated to tours of various areas of the ship, WWII era: And space race era (the Hornet served as a command module[…]

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