Category: President’s Message

  • 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…

  • Member Recognition and Awards

    I recently attended the annual Zone 7 President’s Meeting, hosted by our wonderful Zone 7 Representative, Brian Adkins. It was a great event and one of the things that really stuck to me is that one of our primary responsibilities is to recognize our membership. There are so many outstanding individuals that contribute to the…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Rennsport Reunion 7

    Rennsport 7 was certainly a highlight of September for me, a pretty busy weekend! Hello again if I met you at the track! Here’s one of my favorite pictures of the weekend, a whole row of 962’s ready to go out track (12 of the 100 odd 962’s built). The event actually reminded me of…

  • A Porsche September

    Someone’s car just came in (not mine BTW) Only one car comes from the factory with that high a rear wing! As of the writing of this blog, both are at Porsche Redwood City. Car week in Monterey was a blast as usual. I kicked off the week going to track to watch the historic…

  • GGR Annual Concurs, Porsches Galore

    It was great catching up with many of you at GGR’s annual Concours at Porsche Redwood City, thanks to all that attended and made that event a success. Many great Porsche’s were on display and lots of fun conversation to be had. Since I was there at the event, Captain Mike, the event organizer, enlisted…

  • Porsche Parade Autocross

    GGR’s autocrossers did just great at the Porsche Parade 2023 Autocross in Palm Springs last month. Congrats for taking home 17 trophies, including BOTH Top-time-of-event trophies (Mens and Womens) and taking 1st in 10 of the 13 classes that GGR contested at this national event. Thanks to everyone that attended and congrats again to all.…

  • 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.…

  • 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”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HzVMNwLjq38 In case you hadn’t heard, Laguna is set to be…