Local Regional & National News

Local Regional & National News

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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Autocross #9 Report; Awards Banquet; 2020 Dates

All good things must come to an end, and so it was for the 2019 Carlsen Porsche Autocross Season. We ended the season by sharing a meal together at Pacific Fine Food in Alameda, a few minutes from the Alameda autocross site after AX9, our last autocross of 2019 season:[…]

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Autocross #6 Report

August’s Autocross was yet another sold out event at Alameda with 105 pre-registered. The course was on the shorter side for Alameda and aside from a few too many zigs and zags (for some) at the start it was very enjoyable, with good flow overall. I almost managed to grab[…]

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