Motoring Report

Motoring Report

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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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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California

If we were to choose one word that were to describe today’s Motoring event, that word would certainly be “California”.  Let me explain. This event had all the elements of what makes this place the magical place that we call home.  We went through the redwoods, prairies, ocean side, twisty[…]

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Charity Run through Marin Headlands!

Golden Gate Region capped off an amazing array of motoring events for 2019 with a charity event to benefit the families of children battling cancer by providing them temporary housing while caring for their little heroes at UCSF cancer center.  For this worthy cause, there were  no shortage of interested[…]

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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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Fall Foliage in Monterey County

November brought us another great opportunity to have a fun and energetic motoring event all in the backroads of beautiful Monterey County.  This was a 3-hour varied terrain driving experience in some of the most beautiful roads putting on the fall foliage at full force. Over 40 Porsches and their[…]

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I left my heart in Santa Barbara

I think we dare say that this  event has officially turned into our most coveted and sought after motoring event of the year, starting 4 years ago, if people’s enthusiasm is any indication.  During the first week of October, just short of 40 Porsches of all types and models, set[…]

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How to fit 40 Porsches at a mountain top

As the Fall season reminds us that it is right around the corner, the Motoring Events team quickly put to motion an invigorating full day event to celebrate all things Fall.  In mid September, 40 Porsches set out on an energetic 4-hour run through the beautiful twisties that backroads of[…]

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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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Une Petite Affaire

Une Petite Affaire, in the wine country! The spillover from our hugely over-subscribed event in the backroads of Napa County in July was a mini version, appropriately named: Une Petite Affaire.  This smaller group set out to explore the southern tips of Napa County ending with a luscious group lunch[…]

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