President’s Message

President’s Message

Route 66, Autocross, and Elections

What could possibly cause me to miss an autocross? Oddly, despite being a California native I’ve never actually been on Route 66, until now. We took a few weeks to take a family trip on Route 66 this October. We took our eminently capable Cayenne S, and good thing too[…]

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History Lesson

And you thought your car was low? Check out the clearance issues with this 962… It can barely run over my phone. Car week started in the paddock at Laguna Seca for me with the pre-historics (on Sunday), checking out all the old racecars. Here’s another favorite of mine, one[…]

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Ever been to Car Week?

Car Week has been held in Monterey since the ’50s, canceled just once (in 2020 due to Covid) but it’s back and on the full speed (following a redacted 2021 experience)! Car Week attracts car enthusiasts from around the world and features several core events. Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion (Aug[…]

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Summer Is Here

Well, I missed the last autocross in May due to a conflict with another event (Lone Pine Time Trials), but lucky for me there were a few other GGR Members there and we all had a great time. I brought the cones. Before and after the event we discovered some[…]

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The Return of The King

Photo: Aleksey Kadukin The big recent news in my book is that Rennsport Reunion VII has been confirmed for Sept 28-Oct 1, 2023, at Laguna Seca! This is a HUGE, Porsche-only event held every 4-5 years, most recently in 2018. Porsche ships many cars from the Porsche Museum in Germany[…]

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But It’s Autocross Season…

At the last board meeting, Howard (our Track director) “casually” mentioned that he didn’t see me at the last GGR Track day. “Yeah, but it’s autocross season !!” We all have our priorities. While I’d certainly like to attend every autocross, track day, social, and drive it is impossible to[…]

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Green Hills and Wildflowers

It’s springtime at Thunderhill and several weeks ago the 2022 GGR Track Series kicked off with a beautiful background of green hills and wildflowers. 65 Porsche drivers together with their cars ensured that no winter dust or cobwebs remained on their shiny Porsches. The pink blurs above and below the[…]

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It’s 2022, So What’s Your Plan?

photo: Aleksey Kadukin @chromevcarbon Next month, I have multiple track days and autocrosses lined up! Cabin fever! GGR Event calendars are out now so what are you lining up for 2022? GGR has 6 track events scheduled (so far) and 10 autocross days including a school day for those new[…]

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Happy New Year, Porsche People!

Happy New Year, Porsche People, and I hope that you and yours had a great Holiday season and finish of 2021. Welcome to 2022! Any resolutions to keep this year? Hopefully one is to join us soon at a GGR event and to enjoy some drives with your special Porsche.[…]

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays GGR Members! With the holidays fast approaching (I hear Santa has a red 911), I trust that you have made some good progress on your gift lists and your holiday plans have been set in motion. Wishing you and yours a great Holiday Season! Here at GGR, the[…]

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