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Golden Gate Region Porsche Club of America
July 2015, Volume 55, Issue 5
Carlsen Porsche

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With summertime officially here, it's very important to carefully check your human for ticks or fleas after they've been playing in the grass. Fleas are just a bother, but ticks can infect your humans with Lyme Disease, which can cause very serious symptoms. Thankfully, our far greater evolutionary development has blessed us with an always-in-fashion protective fur coat, but humans just haven't yet reached this level of development.

As in all matters with taking care of your humans, remember: they're not as well-developed as us and are far inferior in vision, hearing, smell, strength, flexibility, beauty, charm, grace, poise, style, fending for  themselves and catching food. For these reasons, humans do need that extra special care and attention.

Take good care of your human so you can both enjoy the summer together!

CoCo Giselle
Executive Editor

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


 

Looking for Board Members  

 

Later this year we'll be holding an election of several board positions. Positions opening up include Secretary, Webmaster and Treasurer. Instead of the same names rotating seats, the GGR board would like to encourage members that may be interested in participating at a board level to[...]...More?

 

 


Membership Report

 

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

 

GGR Regional Summary - June 2015  

 


Well, we gain some and we lose some.  So, this month we saw some 78 new members join up...however, that total that does not include co-members in that tally (...don't know why, ask[...]...More?

 

 

Autocross News

--by Andrew Blyholder, AX Director


AX #4 & Changes to PAX Index for Showroom Stock Cars        

 


Autocross #4 was another beautiful day at Alameda point. 103 drivers showed up with 12 new PCA members taking advantage of the first-one-for-free policy. We ran 9 official runs, but ended up with enough time, daylight, and still enthusiastic drivers to run an hour[...]...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 

 

Run Fun Run!     

  



One FunRun per month this year has been our Motoring goal and so far, we're doin' it in style. April saw us go through Fort Hunter-Liggett and over the mountain to Big Sur on the Pacific Coast Highway below [take a look at pg. 110 of the June "Panorama" for[...]...More?




Board Minutes
Benz
June 17, 2015    

 

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

 

 



Call to Order President French called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. at the home of the Social Director in Palo Alto. The entire Board was present except for the Autocross Chair whose report was presented by the President.  Member Bern Beecham was a welcome attendee. Agenda Changes - None.[...]...More?

 

 


Track News


--Tim Smith, Track Director

July 2015 Track News

 


Hello Track enthusiasts.  June was certainly a busy month for the Track program.  We held a very successful Club Race weekend June 4-7 down at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.  58 PCA Club Racers from across the country got to enjoy 4 days of practice and racing on this world class[...]...More?

 

 


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

Sincerely,
CoCo Giselle
Executive Editor

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