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February 18, 2015 Board of Directors Meeting

Call to Order President French called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. at the home of the Social Director in Palo Alto.  The Board was joined by GGR member, Bern Beecham. The entire Board was present except for the Track Event Chair who forwarded a report of the Instructor Training[…]

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How green was our valley

What a day, what weather, what scenery, what a great bunch of GGR peeps! Here we are in Hollister, getting ready to grid-up for our Drive to Coalinga and lunch at Harris Ranch. These four beauties were just a few of the 32 cars that enjoyed our first Fun Run[…]

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Intro to Autocross

The autocross season is getting tantalizingly close for those of us addicted to the smell of race gas in the morning dawn.  The first event is set for March 22nd, at Marina Airport.  Time to get the car tuned up and aligned, the sticky tires mounted, and quickly re-read “Secrets[…]

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Autocross Calendar Corrections

My apologies, some typo’s crept through our scrupulous copy editing of the February Autocross Report that listed the 2015 season autocross event dates.  I got the dates wrong for the following events: RR #4 is on Sunday, May 10th, not the 19th. GGR #4 is on Saturday, June 20th, not[…]

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February Autocross Report

While both our Alameda and Marina venues are under threat, it looks like our 2015 season will run without problems – Ladies and Gentlemen, start your engines! The problem at Marina is that some issues with other organizations who also use the site (not motorsport related!) prompted the FAA’s to[…]

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President’s Message – February 2015

It’s February and we’ve already had a few events to kick off the New Year! A record number (164) of you showed up at our holiday gala lunch and award ceremony at the Blackhawk Automotive Museum on January 11, the Friday night social at Harry’s Hofbrau concluded their inaugural for[…]

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Blackhawk blow-out

Blackhawk Auto Museum + gourmet luncheon + award ceremony + a bargain price caused 164 members to knock down the doors to our annual Holiday Party in early January. These early arrivers admire the angular architecture of the building. Which contrasts with the smooth, round-bodied cars within. Just saying… “No[…]

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Board Minutes – January 14, 2015

Minutes  for January 14, 2015 Board Meeting  Call to Order President French called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. at the home of the Social Director in Palo Alto. The entire Board was present except for  the Autocross Chair who forwarded  a brief report. Agenda Changes – None. Calendar[…]

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President’s Message – December 2014

While relaxing after Thanksgiving turkey, I began to think about all that has happened this year within the Golden Gate region and how busy a year we’ve had. We completely rebuilt the website, changed the design of the Nugget, added several new sponsors and worked with those sponsors that have[…]

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