Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

Air-Cooled Aspirations

The Bay Area’s Premiere Porsche Platz As Told To: Michael Lindner & Gary Grande Written By: Bobby Cole, Redwood Region PCA BColeCom@comcast.net It was a foggy day in the summer of 1983. On Lower Pacific Heights at Pine and Franklin Streets in San Francisco, Alan Klingen rolled up the steel[…]

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Gordon Huether meets PCA GGR

Starting a new series of articles by inviting famous people to share their stories about Porsche’s enthusiasm. Let’s greet our first guest, Gordon Huether, a German-American artist, and CEO of Gordon Huether + Partners, Inc. (commonly known as Gordon Huether Studio or The Hay Barn) located in Napa, California! –[…]

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We See the Light; Hope You Do, Too

After over a year of pandemic sweeping the globe, we are beginning to see the light in the U.S. and here in California. Case rates are dropping, vaccination rates are rising, and restrictions are beginning to loosen. To be sure, there remain areas of horrific infection in the U.S. and[…]

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January, 2021 Zone Report

In The Zone January 2021 By: Collin Fat, Zone 7 Representative Sacramento Valley Region cfat1952@gmail.com Happy New Year: Wishing everyone a happy and prosperous New Year and looking forward to a New Year that will mark the end of the corona virus. With vaccines on the horizon for all of[…]

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2020 GGR Financials

Hello GGR,Please find attached the summary financials for 2020. As we’vementioned before, in 2020, we switched to cash accounting for ourfinancial statements, which has greatly simplified our bookkeeping andwill also help with budget tracking. This means that all income andexpenses are now recorded when they hit our bank account, so[…]

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October 2020 Track Report

Zoomy Meetings / Zoomy Schedule Drivers – Please give it up for your entire track team and its efforts to salvage an abbreviated GGR track season this year. Admittedly, it has been a bit hairy, scheduling four events within a seven week time frame. Since our last report, we have[…]

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August 2020 Autocross Report

July 11th treated another set of fifty fast fingered participants to our second autocross event held at Cow Palace. Not to be outdone by the first event participants two weeks back, second autocross event participants filled up all fifty slots within two minutes of opening of the registration, a full[…]

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Porsche Playdate

–by Ralf Dossmann, GGR Historian Time flies… it’s hard to believe but 10 years have passed since the 50th anniversary of GGR and since I was honored by John Celona and the board to carry the club’s “Historian” badge. At the time, I had been the proud owner of a[…]

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Stay Well and Stay Strong!

Current Membership – 3,604 Primary – 2431 Co-members – 1169 Lifetime Members – 4 We All Need a Chuckle! In the famous words of Oliver Hardy, “Well, this is another fine fix you’ve gotten us into!” We old folks remember Laurel and Hardy, a fabulously famous funny duo, who appeared[…]

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GGR Kicks Off 60th Anniversary with Awards Banquet at the USS Hornet

GGR kicked off its 60th anniversary year by gathering at the historic USS Hornet in Alameda for our 60th Annual Awards Banquet honoring region, autocross, and track award winners. Kudos to Autocross Director Ed Hunter for finding the venue and organizing this great event. Members formed the “grid” dockside before[…]

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