The Nugget
Golden Gate Region Porsche Club of America
July 2018, Volume 58, Issue 6


CoCo on Porsche

With the great weather and all the events GGR puts on, this is the time when your human really really needs to take their Porsche out and drive it--after, of course, attending to your Eat, Play, Love!

Regular maintenance and inspections are always a great idea, and especially so when your human is headed to an autocross or the track. Here I am checking over the car for our humans. Thankfully, I just sniff at the areas needing attention and they get right to it! Don't want to break any of my nails handling tools...

CoCo Giselle
Executive Editor

President's Message
--by Brad Kellett, President    
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[...]...More»

Membership Report
--by Capt. Mike Sherman, USN-Ret.
Membership Director  
Summer Is On Us!        

Capt. Mike (AKA) Capt. Michael Sherman, USN-Ret. Membership Director GGR Regional Summary Mission E Becomes "Taycan" Huh? What now?  What in the dickens is a Taycan?  Well, we're all aware that Porsche has been moving ahead with its plans towards an all-electric performance car to inhabit one side of its[...]...More»

Autocross News

--by Ed Hunter, AX Director

Autocross #4 Report

The 4th Carlsen Porsche Autocross was held on Father's Day this year (sorry about that), but we had 80 drivers participate in this event nonetheless and what better activity for Father's day than racing your Porsche! As I was pulling away from my house that morning with my race trailer and[...]...More»

Registration for July 8 Autocross
Registration for Porsches is now open for the Sunday, June 17 Autocross at Alameda. Click here to register. Registration for non-Porsches will open on Saturday, June 30.  
Track News

--by Jim McClelland, Track Chair


In the twenty two thousand one hundred and fifty five days between the first race at Laguna Seca Raceway and GGR's next driver education event at the famed track, the population of Monterey County has grown by a factor of two and a half.  In that same period of[...]...More»


Motoring / Social News

Bern Beecham
Social Director
MIchael Griffin
VP / Motoring 

Michael & Bern will be back with a report next month. --Ed.

Board Minutes

June 23, 2018 

--by Brian Emmett, Secretary 




Board Meeting Minutes May 16, 2018 Present: Brad Kellett, Brian Emmett, Bryan Phan, Ed Hunter, Jim McClelland, John Celona, Marianne Merritt, Michael Griffin Call to Order: The meeting was called to order at 6:55 pm. Call for agenda changes: None Call for calendar changes: Next Board meetings have been scheduled[...]...More»




News Nuggets

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Zone 7 Celebrates Porsche's 70th

-by Rich Tsai, Nugget Photographer (@SinglelensNet) PCA Zone 7 members celebrated #SportsCarTogether day at Niello Porsche in Rocklin on June, 9, 2018. The first vehicle to bear the Porsche name was registered on June 8, 1948: The 356 "Number 1". This is the day on which the Porsche brand was[...]...More»

In the Zone

--by Sandy Provasi, Zone 7 rep

July, 2018


A big shout out to the whole CRAB 37 committee from Sacramento Valley Region. It was another wonderful weekend centered around the California Automobile Museum. There was tons of crab to eat along with a Crabkana, Autocross, walking tour, driving tour, TSD Rally, and Concours. And of course meeting old[...]...More»

Sometimes the humans need a keen watch to ensure they get The Nugget out on time. Here's one of my favorite perches for this!

Have your human feed you, then take their Porsche out and drive it!

CoCo Giselle
Executive Editor

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