Autocross Report

Autocross Report

November, 2020 Autocross Report

October was busy for Autocrossers with our fourth autocross event on October 4th and fifth on October 24th. We shared both weekends with our sister region – LPR. All four events – two GGR and two LPR, were part of Zone 7 events. For those not familiar with a Zone[…]

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October 2020 Track Report

Zoomy Meetings / Zoomy Schedule Drivers – Please give it up for your entire track team and its efforts to salvage an abbreviated GGR track season this year. Admittedly, it has been a bit hairy, scheduling four events within a seven week time frame. Since our last report, we have[…]

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October 2020 Autocross Report

This year continues to bring surprises to the autocross enthusiasts. Just when we got comfortable with the loss of Alameda site and compliance with social distancing protocol, August 29 event threw another googly ball (as they say in cricket) at us. Raging fires around the area ended up displacing some[…]

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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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