Nugget

Nugget

Big Turn-out for Nov 8th Canepa Run

By Michael Griffin  –GGR Motoring/Social Director                              Photos by Rick Dahlman Fifty Golden Gate drivers and passengers gathered on a beautiful fall day in Cupertino, to take back roads and a twisty Hiway 9, over the hill and down to Scotts Valley. Our objective was a visit to Canepa Design,[…]

Read More »

Porsche Pets Rule!

Elton says Hi! GGR Member Elton V. Dawgone says hello from the pumpkin to which his 914-6 is color-matched. Elton also included a photo with his pets Amanda and Jason, who he says are very good at not shedding too much in the car–though they do like to lean out[…]

Read More »

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

Golden Gate Region Porsche Club of America Board of Directors meeting minutes for October 30, 2014. Present: Richard French, Larry Adams, Andrew Blyholder, Michael Sherman, Michael Griffin, Paul Larson and John Celona. Absent: Andrew Forrest, Tim Smith and William Benz. Mr. Benz assigned his proxy for the meeting to president[…]

Read More »

President’s Message – November 2014

The results of the Golden Gate region Board of Directors election and update to the bylaws are in. We had 105 members vote, approximate 6% of our membership. All candidates received over 90% and the bylaws update passed with 102 votes for, 1 against and 2 abstentions. Vice President [table,[…]

Read More »

Porsche Announces Water-Cooled Wheel

Well those Wizards of Weissach have been at it again. First came the water-cooled front engine cars (the 924/944/968 and 944), then water cooling was extended to the mid- and rear-engine cars. Now, the water cooling magic has been extended even farther with an automotive first: the Water Cooled Wheel.[…]

Read More »

GGR AX7 2014 Autocross Report

Event #7 in the Carlsen Porsche GGR Autocross Series was a replay of the previous August event featuring another weekend of back-to-back days of racing in conjunction with Loma Prieta Region at the Marina Airport site.  This time LPR took the lead hosting on Saturday, Sept. 20th, with GGR running[…]

Read More »

GGR AX6 2014 Autocross Report

Event #6 in the Carlsen Porsche GGR Autocross Series was held at Marina Airport on Saturday, August 16.  This was the first day of a back-to-back weekend, with an LPR event on Sunday.  Both events were also Zone Series events. By Marina standards, the weather was positively balmy.  A bit[…]

Read More »

Friday Night Social

A dozen members met up at Harry Hofbrau for the October Friday night social. The conversations revolved around Porsche, fun runs, baseball, archery and the Formula 1 race at COTA. The Friday night social is hosted by George and Shirley Neidel. It takes place from 6pm to 8pm on the third Friday of[…]

Read More »

Membership Report – October 2014

GGR Regional Summary – October 2014 We’re Number One! No, I don’t mean the Giants…but of course, we are.  I mean in the PCA’s Membership Contest.  We’re first in Actual Growth and still in the running (Top 5) for Factored Growth.  What’s this? Well, in 1990, PCA implemented a campaign[…]

Read More »