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Golden Gate Region Porsche Club of America
June 2018, Volume 58, Issue 5
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Finally, the warmer weather is HERE! I do so love having my nappy times outdoors where I can watch the Bird Channel. Thankfully, I've renovated the yard with some pops of color to refresh my favorite nap spots. Here are my poolside lounge chairs with a bright, cheery fabric and accent pillows to coordinate with our new Marine Blue diving board!

Hope your yard is ready for YOUR summer! If not, have your human change it!

CoCo Giselle
Executive Editor

President's Message
 
--by Brad Kellett, President   
 



--Brad will be back with a column next month. -Ed.  
Membership Report
 
--by Capt. Mike Sherman, USN-Ret.
Membership Director  
 
It's Summertime and More Videos!       


Capt. Mike (AKA) Capt. Michael Sherman, USN-Ret. Membership Director GGR Regional Summary Spring PCA Raffle is ON!   Yes, you too can win a Porsche...people really do!  Here comes the PCA Spring 2018 Member Only Raffle, and theyre giving away a Porsche 718 GTS - Boxster or Cayman - plus[...]...More»

 

Adam Levine Drives the Mission E 
Adam Levine Drives the Mission E
 
Autocross News

--by Ed Hunter, AX Director


Autocross #3 Report



The Carlsen Porsche Autocross Event #3 started out on a bumpy road, but it turned out fine for the 81 drivers that attended this event. We had a sunny (quite warm) day at Alameda Point with excellent conditions. "No tire warmers required" was the comment. (these are not allowed for[...]...More»

 
 Announcing the Annual Carlsen Porsche GGR Beginner Autocross School!
 

It will happen on Saturday June 16, 2018. It is really for beginners or people who have autocrossed only a few times.  If you have ever wondered what it is like to experience driving your Porsche on the edge (but safely in control) then this is for you.  This is[...]...More»

 
Registration for June 17 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 June 7.  
 
Track News

--by Jim McClelland, Track Chair


It's Not Just the Cars; It's the People!



It's Not the Cars, It's the People We recently wrapped up another fun weekend at my favorite track, Buttonwillow Raceway.  Over 80 DE drivers (including 20 students) and 30 racers joined us for unbelievably not hot (mid-80's) weather at a fun and challenging track.  (Your track chair particularly enjoys turn[...]...More»

 

 Register for Drivers' Education at Laguna Seca 

 

The next GGR track event will be Drivers' Education on July 7-8 at the world-famous Laguna Seca Raceway. Click here to register.    
 
Motoring / Social News

Bern Beecham
Social Director
 
MIchael Griffin
VP / Motoring 
 














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


Board Minutes

May 16, 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»

 

 

 

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In the Zone

--by Sandy Provasi, Zone 7 rep

June, 2018


A big thanks goes out to John D'Angelo and his team of judges who showed up at Livermore Porsche in April for the Zone 7 Concours School and Car Care Clinic. There were over 60 people in attendance to learn more about judging and car care. Another great event was[...]...More»

 

 




It's also important to have cool, eco-friendly places to nap. Here's one of my favorite spots!

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

Sincerely,
CoCo Giselle
Executive Editor

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