Recent Blog Posts

  • Into The Porsche-verse

    Dear GGR Members, There are a lot of interesting ways to enjoy our Porsches, just look at all the various activities our region puts on every year. However recently three of us had a lot of fun driving Porsches in a Virtual Reality (VR) Racing Simulator. Eddie Pettis is a very enthusiastic member and is…

  • Autocross: Improvising In The Rain

    Who would have thought we would have heavy rain in May in Salinas? Well, rain or not, sixty-two determined drivers participated in our third autocross event in wet conditions. Weather forecast called out for wet conditions. True to the forecast, it started sprinkling around 10 AM and things got worse in a hurry. The long…

  • The Sound of Porsches in Wine Country

    Wow, what a wonderful day we had on the April run.  Weather could not have been better and the roads are in great condition  Overall, a fun and engaging outing, with 40 cars joining in, including 4 new participants. Hats off again to our valiant Volunteer Team  ( JB & Kurt Kruger sign-in ) Jamal…

  • Report on 2024 Track Season

    Greetings GGR Track Enthusiasts. Jim and I are happy to report that the 2024 track season is going well. Thus far, we have held our annual Instructor Training weekend in February where we had the good fortune to have professional driving coach Robert Orcutt assist us with enhancing the skills of our existing instructors.  We…

  • April PCA-GGR Board Meeting Minutes

    Porsche Club of America Golden Gate Region Board of Directors Meeting Minutes April 3, 2024 Attendance: President – Howard Yao X Autocross – Himanshu Patel X Vice President – Brad Zucroff X Motoring – Cheryl Spott X Secretary – Eric Wilson X Co-Track – Scott Kalkin X Treasurer – Alan Jung Co-Track – Jim McClelland…

  • April President’s Message

    Dear GGR Members, The Club is really hitting its stride – motoring events, autocrosses, track weekends, cars & coffee, brunch at Alice’s Restaurant, it’s all happening and it’s all on our website calendar.  Our Board members and key volunteers put on a wide range of activities to try and meet the interests of our large and…

  • GGR Membership Update and Recap!

    The Porsche community is revving up despite the rainy weather, with plenty of exciting activities already underway! Who says a little rain should stop us? We should all take a cue from John Ellis’s email signature: “Never stop driving.” While I’m here putting together this newsletter, I just had to share a snapshot from my…

  • Autocross #2 update

    Fifty-two participants took part in our second autocross event held at Salinas Airport on April 7th. Drivers averaged a lap time of 41.482 seconds with twelve runs. Congratulations to Teddy Framhein (P-06) for TTOD of 34.777 seconds. Teddy distanced himself from the second-place finisher – Drew Powers (P-04), who scored his fastest time of 35.309…

  • St. Paddy’s Day Sunny Fun Run

    Wow, what a difference a month can make!  The weather difference between the soggy Feb Valentine’s Day Run to the sunny St. Paddy’s Day Run was a truly pleasant change..   Our crack planning team had checking moving quickly at the starting point in Los Altos.  We welcomed 3 new first time participants! and of…

  • March GGR Board Meeting Minutes

    Porsche Club of America Golden Gate Region Board of Directors Meeting Minutes March 6, 2024 Attendance: X President – Howard Yao X Autocross – Himanshu Patel X Vice President – Brad Zucroff X Motoring – Cheryl Spott X Secretary – Eric Wilson X Co-Track – Scott Kalkin X Treasurer – Alan Jung Co-Track – Jim…