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April 2018 Track News

Stewards of Enthusiasm At the Saturday morning instructors’ meeting at Thunderhill this past March 24 (that secret society assembly preceding the drivers’ meeting), there was an observable upbeat atmosphere.  Your co-Chief Driving Instructors Scott Kalkin and Brad Williams, with the over thirty instructors gathered, were going over last minute assignment[…]

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April Autocross News

Autocross Event #1 report – Alameda Point, Saturday 3/17/18 The 1stGGR Autocross event of the year sold out in 11 days to 95 Porsche drivers, and one 1sttime guest. As a reminder, 2018 events are being limited to 95 drivers at Alameda and 65 at Marina. We also had 16[…]

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’Tis the Season

We’re almost through the month of March, and it really feels like the driving season is now in full swing. The weather is in our favor in Northern California, meaning we don’t have to store our fun cars for the winter like many poor souls in other parts of the[…]

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In The Zone—April 2018 Zone 7 report

By Sandy Provasi, Zone 7 Representative What is Zone 7? Zone 7 is one of 14 Zones within Porsche Club of America. PCA divided up the country to better communicate between the National board and the regions. The Zone Representative is the go between. As of February 2018 we had[…]

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Board of Directors Meeting for March 14, 2018

Board Meeting Minutes March 14, 2018 Present: Bern Beecham, Brad Kellett, Brian Emmett, Bryan Phan, Ed Hunter, Jim McClelland, John Celona, Marianne Merritt, Michael Griffin, Michael Sherman Call to Order: The meeting was called to order at 6:43 pm. Call for agenda changes: None. Call for calendar changes: Add Carlsen[…]

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March Autocross News

2018 Autocross Dates Finalized — Corrected dates below in red Great News !! Our on-going discussions with City of Alameda have come to a successful conclusion with the agreement to extend GGR’s use of the current autocross site at Alameda Point for the next 2 seasons. I’d like to take a moment to[…]

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Zone 7 Two-Day Autocross School

ZONE 7 Two-Day Autocross School April 28-29, 2018 Marina Airport in Marina, CA   This exciting event is hosted by Zone 7 Porsche Club of America. It is designed for people new to autocrossing. If you have wondered what it is like to experience driving your Porsche on the edge[…]

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Fun Run New March 2017

By D. Michael Griffin, VP/Motoring Director Our 1st FunRun of the year was enjoyed by 35 cars and 50 peeps, under clear, cool skies, all the way down Hwys 25/198 from Hollister to Harris Ranch. Road kill totals: one Jack Rabbit and one Ground Squirrel [by me]. As expected, we[…]

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March 2017 Track Report

Hey, Coach! Your GGR track team just completed hosting its 2018 PCA National Instructor Training the weekend of February 10-11. Eighteen enthusiastic candidates were mentored by twenty-four seasoned and even more enthusiastic instructor mentors to not merely grow GGR’s instructor corps by training the many excellent candidates, but to also[…]

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Board of Directors Meeting for February 21, 2018

Board Meeting Minutes February 21, 2018 Present: Andrew Blyholder, Bern Beecham, Brad Kellett, Brian Emmett, Jim McClelland, John Celona, Marianne Merritt, Michael Griffin, Michael Sherman Call to Order: The meeting was called to order at 6:45 pm. Call for agenda changes: None Call for calendar changes: None Postmortem of events[…]

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