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Porsches in green pastures

After all that monsoon-like rain we’ve had in the Bay Area, the obvious thing to do was to wait for a break in stormy weather to take our Porsches out to their natural habitat, Northern California’s unbeatable backroads. That is exactly what a group of GGR members did in February.[…]

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Hack It Up, Or Leave it Be?

I’m very lucky to have three very, very different Porsches in my possession at the moment. The first is a 991.2 Carrera T, which has some factory options like Porsche Exclusive interior bits, but is otherwise bone stock. The second is a 991 GT3 that I use for track and[…]

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RRS Motorsports Tour and March Mixer Madness!

Hi GGR club members Thanks to RRS Motorsport and Steve Shee for hosting GGR this past Saturday as well as Social Committee Lead, Kenny Le! We had over 40 guests join for a breakfast social and tour of RRS and their Club Auto Sport area, featuring several Porsche owners and[…]

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February 2019 Track Report

Learning Curves In last May’s write up, we reviewed the opportunities to learn and/or increase our proficiency at more courses than we had typically done in the past several years, simply by driving oft-visited tracks in the opposite direction from which we usually have run.  There is always a “learning curve”[…]

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February 2019 Zone Report

By: Collin Fat, Zone 7 Representative Sacramento Valley Region 916.955.7966 cfat@fatsrestaurants.com The year has started off with the completion of new elections at all of the 10 regions which comprise Zone 7 with new presidents being elected at Redwood, Monterey Bay, Loma Prieta, Sierra Nevada, and Diablo regions. Leading Redwood[…]

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Vibrant and Inspired Awards Gala Packs a Porsche Punch

To the grand orchestral score of Richard Wagner’s “Ride of the Valkyries,” the 58thAnnual Golden Gate Region Awards Gala kicked off the New Year with a curated collection of luxury and sports Porsches on parade (including a ’73 911 Carrera RS) in a “Circle of Light” spectacular with sound and[…]

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Socials and Mixers!

Thanks to all who joined for our inaugural New Year’s Social last Thursday!! It was an amazing turnout and everyone enjoyed food, drinks, and mingling on Paul Martin’s private patio. We had lots of new members mixing with long-time members of the club as well as spouses and friends who[…]

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Electric Dreams and Other Miscellany

I wanted to kick things off this month with a few quick updates as the year gets into full swing for GGR, as well as a few thoughts on electricity. First: events. Despite it not even being the end of January, we’re already four events deep into our 2019 calendar.[…]

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