The Nugget
Golden Gate Region Porsche Club of America
November 2017, Volume 57, Issue 9
The Election is ON! 
Ballots for election to the GGR Board of Directors for the 2018-19 term went out via email yesterday. If you didn't receive one (or need one for someone else). click here to go to the online ballot. Click here to go to a PDF you can print out, fill in and drop in the mail.


Hope you enjoyed my FAVORITE day of the year, Halloween! This is the day to celebrate the LOVE that black cats can bring into all of our lives!

If you saw a black cat on Halloween, hope you gave it a friendly pat! I was in camouflage gear so I could PICK any humans I wanted to say hello to!

CoCo Giselle
Executive Editor

President's Message
Andrew F
--by Andrew Forrest, President  
"A Tougher Job Than Club President"   

One could easily imagine that the toughest job in GGR is being Club President (it's not). There are many jobs that are more challenging. Today I want to focus on one that involves managing the largest, most diverse group of volunteers in the club, sustaining relationships with multiple external parties[...]...More»



Membership Report
--by Capt. Mike Sherman, USN-Ret.
Membership Director  
November Membership Scuttlebutt   

Capt. Mike (AKA) Capt. Michael Sherman, USN-Ret. Membership Director GGR Regional Summary What's Your Porsche Worth? You may not know it, but the PCA website has a section in which they list a number of links that offer Porsche valuations. With 70% of the Porsches ever built still on the[...]...More»



Autocross News

--by Andrew Blyholder, AX Director

Autocross #8 Report 

How good is the competition in the GGR - Carlsen Porsche Autocross Series? Judging by the results of the two biggest national autocross events, I'd say pretty damn good, and most likely the best in the country! At the 2017 PCA Porsche Parade, held last July in Spokane, Washington, 203[...]...More»


Motoring / Social News
Michael Griffin
VP / Motoring

Bern Beecham
Social Director

Fun Run to Carmel Valley                    

--by Ron Castle, GGR Member 


The final tour of the 2017 year was our Carmel Valley Fun Run. The drive route was comprised of two uniquely different paths. Pair the paths' natural beauty with P-Cars, sunshine, and GGR members and we had an unforgettable getaway. So for those of us who took our Porsches out[...]...More»



Board Minutes

October 18, 2017 

--by Brian Emmett, Secretary 


Board Meeting Minutes October 18, 2017 Present: Andrew Forrest, Andrew Blyholder, Michael Sherman, Michael Griffin, Bern Beecham, John Celona, Richard French, Brad Kellett, Bryan Phan, Marianne Merritt and Brian Emmett Call to Order: The meeting was called to order at 6:36 pm. Call for agenda changes: Final discussion of  report[...]...More»



News Nuggets

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Autocross Reports for Events #5, #6 & #7 

Autocross #5 Report Following the autocross school on Saturday, GGR-Carlsen Porsche Autocross Series event #5 kicked off on Sunday, July 30th at our usual Alameda Point runway location. 108 drivers took times, with 9 runs for all. The course was taken from the autocross school, with modifications to adapt it[...]...More»


In the Zone

--by Sandy Provasi, Zone 7 rep

By Sandy Provasi, Zone 7 Representative As I write this column, we do not know the extent of the lost and destruction to all in the North Bay. Fires are still burning and it will be some time before Redwood Region can let us know if there is anything the[...]...More»


Thanks for reading! Have your human take their Porsche out and drive it!

CoCo Giselle
Executive Editor