The Nugget
Golden Gate Region Porsche Club of America
August 2015, Volume 55, Issue 6
Carlsen Porsche



Although many people tend to be shy with outdoor decorating choices, with good taste you can be very bold. I favor outdoor decorating just as luxurious as indoor.

I'm lounging here on my favorite new poolside rug, a Persian Kashan design in black, grey, and tan. It does just fine in our dry California summers, and the yard crew blows it clean along with everything else.

Life is too short and uncertain not to enjoy it!

CoCo Giselle
Executive Editor

President's Message
Richard French
--by Richard French, GGR President


Congratulations to Richard!   




Congratulations to GGR President Richard French with his exciting new job as COO of a tech startup company. Richard will be back with his president's column next month.--Ed. 




Membership Report


--by Capt. USN Ret. Mike Sherman, Membership Director  


GGR Regional Summary - August 2015  


August 2015 Primary Members  1,898 Affiliate Members  1,030 Life Members 7 Total Members  2,935 New/Transferred Members Total: 74 not including Affiliate/Family Wanna Porsche? So you're looking for a bargain in a[...]...More»





Autocross News

--by Andrew Blyholder, AX Director

Another Perfect Day at Alameda         


We had another beautiful day at Alameda point for GGR - Carlsen Porsche Autocross #5.  Ed Hunter ably filled in as event chair for missing AX Chair Andrew Blyholder, who was away on a non-Porsche vacation.  Despite a double conflict with LPR and SVR, 95 drivers showed up to play.[...]...More»




Annual GGR Porboys Beginner Autocross School 



It is that time of year to start thinking about all of the great Porsche driving opportunities in 2015. On Saturday, August 29, Howard Yao, and John Seidell will again run this school. It is really for beginners or people who have autocrossed only a few times. If you have[...]...More»




Motoring / Social News

--by Michael Griffin, Social & Motoring Director 


Thank you, Alice!      


Alice Yeh, Volunteer extraordinaire! Volunteers make the world go around, and that includes the world of GGR FunRuns. Here I am happily standing next to our "Motoring Volunteer Award" winner, the ever popular Dr. Alice Yeh. Not only does Alice function as our Grid Marshal, but she also helps behind[...]...More»



Board Minutes
June 17, 2015    


--by Bill Benz, Secretary, Past President, Lifetime Member, and Lots of Other Stuff    



Present: Richard French, Larry Adams, Michael Sherman, John Celona, Michael Griffin, Tim Smith, Andrew Forrest and GGR members Bern Beecham, Joe and Cheryl Genovese. Absent: Bill Benz, Andrew Blyholder Call to Order: the meeting was called to order at 6:40 pm. Call for agenda changes: none Call for calendar changes:[...]...More»

Minutes for this meeting were taken by John Celona with Bill vacationing on Cañada Road. Don't know why he couldn't make it back for the meeting?? 

Track News

--Tim Smith, Track Director

July 2015 Track News


Hello track enthusiasts.  Hope everyone's having a great summer. We're looking forward to returning to the track the weekend of Aug 15-16 at Thunderhill Raceway up in Willows, CA.  It promises to be sunny and warm at the track that weekend as usual, and all are encouraged to come on out and join[...]...More»






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Thanks for reading! Have your human take their Porsche out and drive it!

CoCo Giselle
Executive Editor

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