President’s Message

President’s Message

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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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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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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Wrapping Up the Year

As the year comes to an end and my kids are enjoying the spoils of a visit from Santa, I wanted to take a moment to wish everyone happy holidays and a fantastic new year, and to reflect on the year that was for GGR. The end of this month[…]

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Driving for a Purpose

For 17 days, our amazing firefighters battled to contain the Camp Fire. Over 150,000 acres, 18,000 structures, and at least 85 lives were lost, and while the fire is now 100 percent contained, the job is far from done. The road to recovery will be long for those affected. At[…]

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Board Changes and Nominations

Every year, October brings us the GGR board of directors elections. That means that every September ahead of the election, we assemble a committee to determine the board’s nominations for the positions up for election. Before I get to the nominations though, I have an exciting change to our board[…]

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I Broke My GT3

But fear not! This is not a tale of woe, or a complaint piece about poor customer service. No, we’re talking about Porsche here, and as all members in the PCA know, Porsche is a brand that stands by it’s cars. Instead, this is a triumphant tale of amazing customer[…]

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Don’t Zone Out

A good portion of Golden Gate’s membership know that PCA National breaks North America into 14 zones, and that GGR makes up one of the 10 regions in Zone 7. Despite us cross-publishing our Zone Representative Sandy Provasi’s blog post every month, few know what that actually means. For a[…]

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Ode to the Drivers

The PCA caters to all types of Porsche enthusiast – the collector, concours obsessive, back road lover, and autocross / track competitor. More than most car clubs, the PCA skews toward the drivers though, those that get out there and use their cars. Even a large portion of the concours[…]

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