Membership Report

Membership Report

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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Happy Halloween!

UNHAPPY HALOWEEN, AX IS ON, & MAGNUS CRASHES! If you’ve got kids, no candy…sorry! Instead of candy, I recommend Stoli’s … it’ll do wonders for you! It won’t help the kids…but you should be able to withstand all the noise when the pumpkin candy pots are empty! Hey, I don’t[…]

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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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Notes from the Bunker!

Well, we’re still “hunkered in the bunker”- what have we learned? I don’t know how to make banana bread or a sour dough starter, that’s for sure. But what I can do is make a mean Ligurian olive oil cake…and one just came out of the oven! Smells great in[…]

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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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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 Membership Report

Big Numbers, Big Videos! Captain Mike Sherman, USN-Ret. Membership Director 2440 Primary Members 1169 Co-Members 6 Life-time Members Total: 3615 Starting a New Year with Big Numbers! Since it’s a new year, I thought I’d begin by ensuring all our January and February new members be identified. Welcome aboard to[…]

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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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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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Autocross #6 Report

August’s Autocross was yet another sold out event at Alameda with 105 pre-registered. The course was on the shorter side for Alameda and aside from a few too many zigs and zags (for some) at the start it was very enjoyable, with good flow overall. I almost managed to grab[…]

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