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June 2019 Zone 7 Report

By: Collin Fat, Zone 7 Representative Sacramento Valley Region 916-955-7966; cfat@fatsrestaurants.com Zone Autocross Series Opens at Marina One of my favorite venues to autocross is the Marina Airport in Marina, California just 15 minutes north of Monterey. The venue is concrete and a part of the active airport currently used by[…]

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Track Report: Discovery Mode

Drivers! Your track chair is so incredibly appreciative of the drivers and racers who have helped GGR’s efforts to introduce (or re-introduce, as is applicable) “new” and/or “rarely visited” courses this year.  Hot on the heels of discovering the fun of driving Thunderhill’s 5 mile course in the clockwise direction (a[…]

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Autocross #3 Report

Autocross #3 was approved by Joe (note the thumbs up) The weather forecast proved correct when the rain came in around 11am, but we managed to get in 3 dry runs before the rains came (note the top down!): ..and 3 wet runs in the afternoon before packing it in[…]

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A Museum Ate My Porsche

Over the last two decades, I’ve had the fun of driving a “Tigger” Porsche (it’s the only one!). I found this 1997 Boxster on eBay listed by an owner in Maryland, brought it to California, took it through the process of California smog legalization and registration, and then set about[…]

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Board of Directors Meeting for May 21, 2019

Board Meeting Minutes May 21, 2019 Present: John Celona, Serena Cheng,  Brian Emmett, Brad Kellett, Jim McClelland, Marianne Merritt, Michael Sherman Call to Order: The meeting was called to order at 6:44 pm. Call for agenda changes: None Call for calendar changes: None Call for budget changes:None Directors’ Reports President:[…]

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Poetry in Motion

After our epic trip to the beautiful coast of Mendocino and the surrounding wine region, I set out to write the blog for this month and then out of the blue I get an email. One of the participants in this unforgettable motoring event, wrote this piece about his experience[…]

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Golden Gate PCA Hits Europe

For various reasons that are far too boring to go into here, the regions of the PCA and even PCA National aren’t able to host events outside of the US and Canada. That’s a shame, because while there are some great locations, roads, and tracks within those countries, there are[…]

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When it rains, let the wine pour!!!

Thanks to everyone who came out for our Napa Drive and Gourmet Winery Lunch social this past Saturday! Despite the unexpected May rain showers, our group enjoyed a beautiful drive (the rain added a little spice to taking the corners!) to Napa for a private tour, wine tasting, and seated[…]

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May 2017 Track Report

Efeilhcsrednuht! Drivers! As promised, GGR’s Track Program is adding opportunities to learn “new” courses.  This past weekend, one hundred and nine enthusiastic Porsche drivers (plus three BMWs, one Ferrari, one Miata, one McLaren, and one Mitsubishi Evo) commando raided Thunderhill Raceway in a coup d’ status quo.  (The event was passively called[…]

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