October 2006

October 13, 2006
FUNRIDE - RS Developments Porsche Performance Shop Brunch and Tour and Napa Wine Country Drive - Saturday, October 28
Ken Adolf is opening his huge RS Developments Porsche Performance shop at 151 Waterfront Ave., Mare Island, CA, to Norcal928 members for brunch and tour on Saturday October 28.  Ken, a 928 owner, fabricates performance parts and performs performance modifications on Porsche 928s and other Porsche models.  Come see Ken's 11,000 sq.ft. facility and learn from Ken about 928 performance mods and other mechanical issues.  After the visit to Ken's shop we will proceed up into the Napa wine country for a ride on some beautiful roads through some stunning scenery and finish at the Red Hen Cantina in Napa for lunch.  We will be following roughly the same route we took for the July funride.  DIRECTIONS TO KEN'S SHOP.

October 12, 2006
Sharktoberfest 2006 is coming October 20-22
Dan Bise and the Socal928 group, together with 928 International, is hosting the third annual Sharktoberfest at 928 International in Anaheim.  To learn more about one of the premiere 928 events, visit Sharktoberfest.com.

 

August 2006

August 31, 2006
Get Ready - DEVEK DAYS 10th Anniversary is Coming in Two Weeks!
The longest running 928 gathering celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with a bang-up event-filled weekend at DEVEK's Redwood City facility.
This is a must-attend event for all 928 owners within driving distance. So, mark September 8-10 on your calendar.

It all starts on the evening of the 8th with a reception at DEVEK from 5-8pm.  Saturday is a full day of  tech sessions and other activities.  Sunday completes the weekend with a funride and lunch.

BE THERE!  For more information click here.

 

August 29, 2006
Norcal 928ers Score Big Wins at the Pony Express Open Road Race
Norcal928er George Suennen took first in the 160 class, Tim & Cheryl Dey took second in 145MPH class.  Rich Sanders narrowly missed third place in the hotly contested 130 class.

 

July 2006

July 30, 2006
Funride Report
The weather was glorious, the route was fabulous.  No mishaps, no tickets - just good people, fine cars and lot's of fun.

 

July 2, 2006
Funride Next Sunday, July 9 (postponed to July 30) - Napa area.
Plan is to meet near Napa about 9:30am, travel some backroads to lunch and wine tour before we hit the roads for home.  Details to be emailed to member tomorrow.

Revised plan:  Meet at Bakerís Square, 303 Soscol Ave, Napa at 10:00 am.  See route map here:  Napa Funride Map

June 2006

June 21, 2006
Brief Report on Sharks at the Lake, June 16-18, 2006
Beautiful job by Tim and Cheryl.  Glorious weather, fine roads, beautiful cars, great food and wonderful people.

For more photos visit George Suennen's compilation.  Also, Joe Privateli has a nicely done photoessay, as well.

May 2006

May 21, 2006
Brief Report on Sharks in the Park VI, May 20, 2006
No rain after all!   About 25 928s, their owners and families collected in Tilden Park on another glorious day for cars, food and fun.

 

April 2006

April 26, 2006
FunRide, Sunday, April 30
Last minute announcement - Nicole Mossinger has organized a funride to Monterey via backcountry roads
from San Jose, departing at 9 AM from the Starbucks at 125 Bernal Road, San Jose.  Bernal Road is just South
of the junction of 85 and 101.  Head West on Bernal to the Starbucks on the right side in the shopping center.
Turn into the shopping center at the McDonalds and proceed in to Starbucks.  Email Bill at billb_msn@msn.com to confirm attendance.

Preliminary ride map is here.

March 2006

March 20, 2006
Get ready for Sharks in the Park VI, May 20, 2006
Last year over 30 928s, their owners and families collected in Tilden Park on another glorious day for cars, food and fun.
For a full photo rundown on the event visit George Suennen's website here.
  Check here for details, but if you've been to previous SITPs, this one will be same time, same place, same fun.

December 2005

December 5, 2005
Sharks at the Lake 2006 Dates Announced! - June 17 & 18, 2006

Tim and Cheryl Dey have announced Sharks at the Lake 2006 will be held the Tahoe Biltmore Hotel & Casino in Crystal Bay on June 17 and 18th.
For more details read this Rennlist 928 Message Board post by Tim.  You will notice that attendance is limited to only 40 (forty) people.
I hope Tim can augment this, but if you have interest in attending, contact Tim ASAP.

October, 2005

October 21-23, 2005
Sharktoberfest 2005 - What a Party!

 

August, 2005

August 5-7, 2005
DEVEK Days 2005!

[Sorry - photos and report offline at the moment]

July, 2005

July 14-17, 2005
Bay Area 928s Clean up at Gamblers' Run Open Road Race!

Open Road Racing season continued with the Gamblers' Run Twin 50 in Elko, Nevada.

George Suennen - 1990 S4 Supercharged - 160 MPH Class - 1st Place
William Ball - 1989 S4 Supercharged - 145 MPH Class - 2nd Place
Tim & Cheryl Dey - 1994 GTS - 135 MPH Class - 1st Place
Rich Sanders - 1979 928 - 110 MPH Class -  2nd Place (only 0.2 seconds off target!)

June, 2005

June 18-19, 2005
Sharks at the Lake I
BIG thanks to Tim and Cheryl Dey for hosting Sharks at the Lake at Lake Tahoe,  What a glorious weekend for more than almost two dozen 928 owners!

For a complete photo documentary of the event, visit George Suennen's website here

May, 2005

May 22, 2005
Sharks in the Park V

Over 30 928 friends collected in Tilden Park on another glorious day for cars, food and fun.  For a full photo rundown on the event visit George Suennen's website here.

May 10, 2005
Bay Area 928s Place at Bonneville Open Road Race!

Open Road Racing season started with the Bonneville 100 in Wendover Nevada on May 8th and the results are in

George Suennen - 1990 S4 Supercharged - 155 MPH Class - 3rd Place
William Ball - 1989 S4 Supercharged - 145 MPH Class - 3rd Place
Tim & Cheryl Dey - 1994 GTS - 135 MPH Class - 4th Place (only 0.86 seconds off target!)

May 5, 2005
Sharks in the Park V is coming May 21st!

Open to all 928 owners.  Tilden Park, Berkeley, CA, Saturday, May 21 - Details here...

 

April, 2005

April 15, 2005
2005 Open Road Racing Season Begins in Less than 3 Weeks!

It's time to change the oil, check your timing belt, adjust your tire pressure and get ready for the 2005 Open Road Racing Season.  Wonder what the heck that is and how it relates to your 928?  Read more here...

April 14, 2005
Sharks in the Park V - Tilden Park - Saturday, May 21
  Details here...
It's almost that time again - time for the 5th annual Sharks in the Park. Don't miss it!  RSVP or just show up! 

March, 2005

March 29, 2005
Supercharged Sharks

The local 928 community turned out in droves to see FOUR 928Supermodel supercharger kits get installed at one time.
JimH from Seattle recorded 468HP/400TQ to the ground at 7lbs boost with an intercooled Autorotor kit.
Bill Ball from Alamo, posted a much more modest 334HP/345TQ (white 89 S4 below) with a simple 5 lb Jag Eaton blower.
Seth Weissman (car shown in lower photos with Andy Keel - kit developer - and Steve Smith helping drop the SC in place)
and Derek missed getting dyno'd.  Their numbers will follow soon.