Autocross Report

Autocross Report

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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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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GGR Kicks Off 60th Anniversary with Awards Banquet at the USS Hornet

GGR kicked off its 60th anniversary year by gathering at the historic USS Hornet in Alameda for our 60th Annual Awards Banquet honoring region, autocross, and track award winners. Kudos to Autocross Director Ed Hunter for finding the venue and organizing this great event. Members formed the “grid” dockside before[…]

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January 2020 Autocross Report

December/January Autocross Report – Getting ready for the GGR Annual Holiday Season Banquet and Awards, 2020 Season Schedule Updates Hope you had a great holiday season! Next, I’m looking very much forward to the upcoming GGR Holiday Banquet and Awards at the USS Hornet (coming up on Jan 25). This[…]

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Autocross #9 Report; Awards Banquet; 2020 Dates

All good things must come to an end, and so it was for the 2019 Carlsen Porsche Autocross Season. We ended the season by sharing a meal together at Pacific Fine Food in Alameda, a few minutes from the Alameda autocross site after AX9, our last autocross of 2019 season:[…]

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