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April Motoring / Social Report

37 cars signed-up for the 2nd GGR FunRun of the year, a twisty trail up Page Mill Rd. above Palo Alto and then a tight, single-lane descent down Alpine Rd. on the other side of the ridge. After that the road opened a bit, and this photo taken by Polly Harrington shows our P-cars, heading up through the redwoods toward the[…]

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Autocross #1 Report

  The first and last autocross events of the year are always the most at risk for wet weather. This year, however, we dodged the bullet. Sprinkles damped the day before and a full storm rolled through the day after, but we had a very pleasant, warm and dry day[…]

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Board of Directors Meeting for March 15, 2017

Board Meeting Minutes March 15, 2017 Present: Andrew Forrest, Michael Sherman, Michael Griffin, Bern Beecham, John Celona, Brad Kellett, Bryan Phan and Brian Emmett Call to Order: The meeting was called to order at 6:36 pm. Call for agenda changes: None Call for calendar changes: A motion to reschedule the[…]

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March Motoring / Social Report

The Golden Gate Region kicked of its 2017 FunRun season with 40 Porsches taking the scenic Hwys 25/198 route from Hollister, through Coalinga, to Harris Ranch Restaurant.  In spite of all the storms of the previous weeks, the roads were open and dry, with only a few spots of debris. […]

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March Zone 7 Report

In The Zone Mark your calendar for the Zone 7 Tour-Tri Region. Registration is open. The Zone 7 Tour will start in Redwood Region, travel up north to Shasta Region, then over and down towards Sacramento Region over 4 days. We are hoping to expand the tour in the future[…]

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What is an 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 Sunday, March 19th, at Alameda Point.  Time to get the car tuned up and aligned, the sticky tires mounted, and quickly re-read[…]

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Board of Directors February 22, 2017

Board Meeting Minutes Feb 22, 2017 Present: Andrew Forrest, Andrew Blyholder, Michael Sherman, Michael Griffin, Bern Beecham, Brad Kellett, Bryan Phan and Brian Emmett Call to Order: The meeting was called to order at 18:25 pm. Call for agenda changes: None Call for calendar changes: None Postmortem of events: Instructor[…]

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Nugget and Website Submissions

“It’s not just the cars; it’s the people!” At GGR, we celebrate all aspects of people and their Porsches. Submissions of interest to the members are welcome. Please contact the Webmaster or the Nugget Editor for submissions. Stories, photos, videos, links, etc. are all welcome. Have photos from a GGR[…]

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February Autocross Report

The 2017 Autocross season is fast approaching. You’d better be well under way on your winter projects if you’re going to be ready for the first event on March 19th! Time to get those super-sticky tires on order too! Myself, I just pulled the motor out of the 914 race[…]

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Nugget Special Report

With New Years close upon us, I would like to share a personal experience with my friends about drinking and driving. As you know, some of us have been known to have brushes with the authorities from time to time, often on the way home after a “social session” with[…]

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