The Nugget
Golden Gate Region Porsche Club of America
March 2018, Volume 58, Issue 2


We had a tremendous finish to Chinese New Year with the parade in San Francisco this past Saturday. Gong Hay Fat Choy!

Although this is one of favorite holidays, I must confess to being a bit less excited about The Year of the Dog. So I celebrated with a new silk embroidered cheongsam from Shanghai. (And some dim sum. Yum!)

Here's hoping you and yours had a tremendous Lunar New Year!

CoCo Giselle
Executive Editor

President's Message
--by Brad Kellett, President   
Membership Survey Results Are In      

The first of what I hope will become regular GGR membership surveys is now closed, and I'd like to congratulate our three randomly selected prize winners: Dave M, John S, and Larry G. They'll each be receiving a $50 gift certificate to the PCA Webstore soon! While we're still looking[...]...More»



Membership Report
--by Capt. Mike Sherman, USN-Ret.
Membership Director  
Rennsport 2018 at Laguna Seca and Other News     

Capt. Mike (AKA) Capt. Michael Sherman, USN-Ret. Membership Director GGR Regional Summary  Rennsport Reunion VI at Laguna Seca - SEP 27-30 2018 Yes, here comes Rennsport back to Laguna Seca for the four-day "family reunion," September 27 through 30, 2018. Yeah, I still call it that since the sponsorship seems[...]...More»

Autocross News

--by Ed Hunter, AX Director

2018 Autocross Dates Finalized

2018 Autocross Dates Finalized Great News !! Our on-going discussions with City of Alameda have come to a successful conclusion with the agreement to extend GGR's use of the current autocross site at Alameda Point for the next 2 seasons. I'd like to take a moment to thank the City of Alameda on[...]...More»


John Seidel
Co-chair John Seidel
Zone 7 Two-Day Autocross School

Two-Day Autocross School April 28-29, 2018 Marina Airport in Marina, CA   This exciting event is hosted by Zone 7 Porsche Club of America. It is designed for people new to autocrossing. If you have wondered what it is like to experience driving your Porsche on[...] ...More» 
Track News

--by Jim McClelland, Track Chair

Hey, Coach!

Hey, Coach! Your GGR track team just completed hosting its 2018 PCA National Instructor Training the weekend of February 10-11. Eighteen enthusiastic candidates were mentored by twenty-four seasoned and even more enthusiastic instructor mentors to not merely grow GGR's instructor corps by training the many excellent candidates, but to also[...]...More»


Click this link to go directly to information and registration for our upcoming DE & PCA Club Race weekend at Thunderhill Raceway Park March 24-25.  

PCA Club Racers can click here to register.  
Motoring / Social News

Bern Beecham
Social Director
MIchael Griffin
VP / Motoring 

March Fun Run News

By D. Michael Griffin, VP/Motoring Director Our 1st FunRun of the year was enjoyed by 35 cars and 50 peeps, under clear, cool skies, all the way down Hwys 25/198 from Hollister to Harris Ranch. Road kill totals: one Jack Rabbit and one Ground Squirrel [by me]. As expected, we[...]...More»


Board Minutes

February 21, 2018 

--by Brian Emmett, Secretary 


Board Meeting Minutes February 21, 2018 Present: Andrew Blyholder, Bern Beecham, Brad Kellett, Brian Emmett, Jim McClelland, John Celona, Marianne Merritt, Michael Griffin, Michael Sherman Call to Order: The meeting was called to order at 6:45 pm. Call for agenda changes: None Call for calendar changes: None Postmortem of events[...]...More»


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In the Zone

--by Sandy Provasi, Zone 7 rep

March, 2018

By Sandy Provasi, Zone 7 Representative Autocross and Concours dates are up on for 2018. It is time to start planning now. Get out your calendars to start adding dates. There are eight of the nine Zone 7 Autocross dates up on the website now. Also you will find[...]...More»

So much to do this month! Just finished Chinese New Year and I'm getting ready for St. Patrick's Day. Thankfully, my Burberry plaid arrived from Dublin in time for a fitting!

Have your human take their Porsche out and drive it!

CoCo Giselle
Executive Editor

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