Author: Jim Tierny

  • President’s Message: PCA Raffle Winner!

    Dear GGR Members, Besides all of you reading The Nugget every month, there is another PCA publication called Panorama that we also read once in a while. And within Panorama, you often see ads for these car raffles. Year after year, you see different amazing Porsches being raffled off. I’m certain many of you have…

  • New Rules for Autocross

    2024 Autocross rules GGR is adopting Zone 7 rules for the 2024 season. Information on Zone 7 rules and car classification procedure can be found at https://zone7.pca.org/autocross-rules/ 2024 Awards rules Most participants registering in non-FUN class earn points for finishing in a points paying position in their car class as well as in the PAX…

  • Meet GGRs New Track Directors: Jim McClelland & Scott Kalkin

    Greetings Track Enthusiasts. Jim McClelland and I are thrilled to be working together again as your Track Chairs for 2024/ 25, especially since we get to do so with our longtime friends and Track Team members David Bunch, Milo & Diane Dorr, Richard Last, Ken Mack, Paul Marty, Parker Merrill, Sharon and Karen Neidel, Christian…

  • 2024 Will Be A Great Year for Fun Runs!

    (in response to the Nugget Editor’s comments in January regarding Manual vs PDK)I’m sorry, Jim, with all do respect, I just have to post a brief rebuttal on your PDK comment.  I drove manual Porsches from 1971-2014.  I got accolades for driving, and parking, my later model 911 Cabs while wearing platform high heel shoes…

  • January GGR Board Minutes

    Porsche Club of America Golden Gate Region Board of Directors Meeting Minutes Jan 10, 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…

  • 2024 Rules Change – Adaptation of Zone 7 rules

    We are excited to announce adaptation of zone 7 rules for the 2024 season. Our club has used the points-based system developed by GGR for more than fifteen years and is considered a benchmark of the car classification system. Over time, this system has become obsolete due to the software platform it resided on. For…

  • Membership in 2024! (and the 2023 Holiday Party)

    Hey there, GGR fam! Happy new year! I hope your holidays were all about good times, good vibes, and quality moments with the people who matter most. As we embark on a new year, I hope the short winter break allows you to recharge for the exciting adventures ahead.  So, who else is itching to…

  • President’s Last Blog

    Happy Holidays! As I sit down to pen this, my last blog of the year, and last blog of my term as club President, I’d like to take a moment to reflect on just how great a club GGR and PCA is. It really is about the people and just how much GGR members give…

  • 2024 Autocross Calendar

    2024 Autocross Calendar (subject to change) Event Date Day Location GGR Autocross 3/9/2024 Saturday Crows Landing GGR Autocross 4/7/2024 Sunday Salinas Airport GGR School 4/20/2024 Saturday Alameda Test and Tune 4/21/2024 Sunday Alameda GGR Autocross 5/4/2024 Saturday Salinas Airport GGR Autocross 6/9/2024 Sunday Salinas Airport GGR Autocross 7/20/2024 Saturday Salinas Airport GGR Autocross 8/18/2024 Sunday…

  • GGR Track in 2024 and Beyond

    Dear GGR Members,  As we head towards the end of 2023, I just wanted to give thanks. I’d like to thank the PCA-GGR Board Members for their leadership and support of the Track Series for the past two years. When people ask me what it’s like being the GGR Track Director, I say it’s like I have…