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July 2018 Autocross Report

The 4th Carlsen Porsche Autocross was held on Father’s Day this year (sorry about that), but we had 80 drivers participate in this event nonetheless and what better activity for Father’s day than racing your Porsche! As I was pulling away from my house that morning with my race trailer and[…]

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Board of Directors Meeting for June 23, 2018

Board Meeting Minutes June 23, 2018 Present: Bern Beecham, Brad Kellett, Brian Emmett, Ed Hunter, John Celona, Marianne Merritt, Michael Sherman Call to Order: The meeting was called to order at 12:33 pm. Call for agenda changes: Proposal: New member’s first event free? GGR’s policy on recommendations to members Club[…]

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Don’t Zone Out

A good portion of Golden Gate’s membership know that PCA National breaks North America into 14 zones, and that GGR makes up one of the 10 regions in Zone 7. Despite us cross-publishing our Zone Representative Sandy Provasi’s blog post every month, few know what that actually means. For a[…]

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June 2018 Zone 7 Report

A big thanks goes out to John D’Angelo and his team of judges who showed up at Livermore Porsche in April for the Zone 7 Concours School and Car Care Clinic. There were over 60 people in attendance to learn more about judging and car care. Another great event was[…]

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June 2018 Track Report

It’s Not the Cars, It’s the People We recently wrapped up another fun weekend at my favorite track, Buttonwillow Raceway.  Over 80 DE drivers (including 20 students) and 30 racers joined us for unbelievably not hot (mid-80’s) weather at a fun and challenging track.  (Your track chair particularly enjoys turn[…]

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June 2018 Autocross Report

The Carlsen Porsche Autocross Event #3 started out on a bumpy road, but it turned out fine for the 81 drivers that attended this event. We had a sunny (quite warm) day at Alameda Point with excellent conditions. “No tire warmers required” was the comment. (these are not allowed for[…]

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Board of Directors Meeting for May 16, 2018

Board Meeting Minutes May 16, 2018 Present: Brad Kellett, Brian Emmett, Bryan Phan, Ed Hunter, Jim McClelland, John Celona, Marianne Merritt, Michael Griffin Call to Order: The meeting was called to order at 6:55 pm. Call for agenda changes: None Call for calendar changes: Next Board meetings have been scheduled[…]

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Ode to the Drivers

The PCA caters to all types of Porsche enthusiast – the collector, concours obsessive, back road lover, and autocross / track competitor. More than most car clubs, the PCA skews toward the drivers though, those that get out there and use their cars. Even a large portion of the concours[…]

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May Zone 7 Report

By now Zone 7 has held their Concours School and Autocross School for 2018. Autocross has also completed a weekend event at Marina. There are still 7 more Zone Autocross events ahead so check out the Zone 7 website zone7.pca.orgfor all the dates and locations. The Zone Concours series will[…]

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Fun Run to Mendocino

Even with a half-day of rain in early April, GGR had a very successful 3-day Fun Run to one of the most picturesque parts of America, the Mendocino coast.  This year we started in Sausalito and in soggy weather found our way to the quaint town of Healdsburg for a[…]

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