President’s Message

President’s Message

GGR 2019 Financial Statements

Following the example set by the Porsche Club of America national office (see pages 132-135 of your latest, July Panorama), the GGR Board of Directors resolved last February to publish the club financials on an annual basis. Those financials are attached to this blog post as a PDF.  As I’ve[…]

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August 2020 Autocross Report

July 11th treated another set of fifty fast fingered participants to our second autocross event held at Cow Palace. Not to be outdone by the first event participants two weeks back, second autocross event participants filled up all fifty slots within two minutes of opening of the registration, a full[…]

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GGR cautiously takes steps for Covid-safe activity

Following the county and then statewide shelter-in-place orders, all GGR events were canceled and all meetings conducted remotely. We had an online celebration of the 60th anniversary of the club’s charter being granted, online board meetings, etc. The question the club wrestled with—as did everyone—was what and how activity could[…]

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GGR Plans for Safely Getting in Gear

Here’s hoping that you and your loved ones are safely weathering this crisis. The twin forces of the pandemic and economic fallout from government reactions to the pandemic certainly beset us all. Thankfully, a six-mile wide asteroid is not heading for earth or we would be looking up what happened[…]

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Porsche Playdate

–by Ralf Dossmann, GGR Historian Time flies… it’s hard to believe but 10 years have passed since the 50th anniversary of GGR and since I was honored by John Celona and the board to carry the club’s “Historian” badge. At the time, I had been the proud owner of a[…]

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Optimism & Prudence for Springtime

Happy Month of May! Okay, so this may not be the happiest of times (ya think?!), but you sure wouldn’t know it from the weather. The cold spring fog is finally retreating in the Bay Area to leave clear sunny skies. My roses are in full bloom, the pear tree[…]

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Stay Well and Stay Strong!

Current Membership – 3,604 Primary – 2431 Co-members – 1169 Lifetime Members – 4 We All Need a Chuckle! In the famous words of Oliver Hardy, “Well, this is another fine fix you’ve gotten us into!” We old folks remember Laurel and Hardy, a fabulously famous funny duo, who appeared[…]

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Building for GGR’s 60th Anniversary Year

GGR heads into its 60th anniversary year building on a great foundation of engaged, enthusiastic club members. Last month, we officially kicked off the year with our 60th Annual Awards Banquet on board the USS Hornet and a party at Club Auto Sport in San Jose. This month, we focused[…]

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GGR Kicks Off 60th Anniversary with Awards Banquet at the USS Hornet

GGR kicked off its 60th anniversary year by gathering at the historic USS Hornet in Alameda for our 60th Annual Awards Banquet honoring region, autocross, and track award winners. Kudos to Autocross Director Ed Hunter for finding the venue and organizing this great event. Members formed the “grid” dockside before[…]

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