Author: Jim Tierny

  • April was quite a busy month!

    GGR kicked-off April with the Easter drive on the 1st of the month. April 1 was also the Autocross School, followed by a test and tune event (both at Salinas Airport). For the 2nd weekend of the month the track team held a DE and Club Race at Thunderhill, this time on the East course. […]

  • Track Driving Just Got Better with Time Trials

    So we are halfway through our season. Three events in the books and three more to go, registration for the next event has just opened on MSR: June 24-25: DE 4 and Club Race 3 – Thunderhill East.August 4-5-6: DE 5 and Club Race 4 – Sonoma Raceway.Sept. 15-16-17: DE 6 and Club Race 5 – […]

  • PCA Cinco De Mayo like no other 🏎️🦪🥂🥰

    On Saturday, May 6th, the excitement, fun, love, and large smiles on our participants’ faces were present during the Cinco De Mayo Oysters Touring Drive, an event that sold out in just 45 seconds! At 8:55 am sharp, the first group left the starting location, followed by the second and third groups with 20-minute intervals […]

  • Autocross season is in full swing

    Autocross #3:  Our third autocross event took place at Crows Landing on April 15. Fifty-five drivers were treated with twelve runs on another long course designed by Paul Smith. Average lap time of 70.233 seconds was achieved by these drivers. Autocrossing does not get any better than this. A familiar theme emerged at the top, […]

  • Thundering through the hills: A great track weekend

    We all just got back from Thunderhill last night, so things are still very fresh in my head. First of all, it was about as perfect of a weekend as I could have hoped for. The rain that came down hard at Willows on Friday moved on, so our weekend weather was perfect – high 60s […]

  • Celebration is in order! GGR ranked #1!

    We are thrilled to share some exciting news with you – GGR was ranked as the #1 region with the largest membership increase in the United States for the month of March, out of 147 regions across the country! Woohoo!! We are so grateful and ecstatic to know we are doing meaningful things that motivate […]

  • A month of motoring festivities 🏎️💃🕺

    During the last few weeks, we had 2 major fun events! It was like a motoring festivities, and we loved it! 🏎️💃🕺❤️ The first event occurred on Saturday March 18th: PCA GGR Saint Patrick’s Drive and Social Mixer Event 💚  This Saint Patrick’s event was a combination of a Drive and a Social Mixer! PCA […]

  • Autocross School, Test & Tune, and More

    Our second autocross event took place again at Crows Landing on Sunday, March 26th. Sixty-four drivers were registered and enjoyed autocrossing on the cool and windy day at Crows Landing. Both morning and afternoon sessions afforded five runs to each to all participants, with an average clean lap time of 58.86 seconds. Teddy Framhein with […]

  • Burning the Midnight Oil

    Well, as I sit here tonight (10pm) writing this blog, a construction crew is putting in some overtime as well at Laguna Seca, putting up the main passenger bridge. They have a live-steam posted in case you want to keep up with the “action”: In case you hadn’t heard, Laguna is set to be […]