Hooked on Driving Charity Event (Nov 12)

The organizers at Hooked on Driving have a VERY special day in store for all drivers and paid guests on November 12th, at Thunderhill Raceway. Event Chair John Edwards has been working feverishly and has put together an amazing experience with spectacular opportunities to enjoy driving this world class road course while benefitting the Prostate Cancer Foundation. The event honors HOD member Derric des Marteau, lost to prostate cancer last year and now painfully missing from our grid. The main features of the day will be:

• $100 of each registration is being donated to the Prostate Cancer Foundation

• A silent auction will have cases of wine, dinners out, racing books, pro sports collectibles such as a Dusty Baker signed jersey, pro race corner weight set up for your car and TONS more great items

• A live auction – David Vodden, auctioneer, with a set of Pirelli tires, Maui Condo vacation, TW Steel Dario Franchitti edition watch, arrive and drive in the FFR GTM-R, a track day in a Spec E30 race car, sail the Bay on a 37 footer with you and 5 guests, Shasta and Lake Almanor getaways, a private horse sanctuary getaway, tasting for 6 at exclusive Delectus Winery, Oakland A’s Field Pass ticket package and LOTS more….

• Lifetime memories in special cars – paid “Rides for PCF” in a Terry Labonte Winston Cup car (raced at Infineon – #94 Sunoco), Porsche Carrera Cup race car, Ariel Atom, Miller Challenge Mustang race car, brand new ZR1 Corvette, Audi R8, and other race and exotic cars. At $100 for a full session riding in these cars, you will come away saying “PRICELESS.” Guests will be welcomed to participate in this program!!

In addition, Corvette Magazine will be there doing a comparison of the new Corvette carbon fiber Z07 package with a ZR1, and the BMW CCA Golden Gate drivers will be joining us to get ready for their weekend of racing.

REGISTER TODAY!! Look for the Nov 12 “Derric’s Day” event.NOTE: There is a separate guest registration for $25 that gets you a great lunch and bidder number for the auctions – invite your friends – WE NEED BIDDERS!!

Lastly – if you would like more information about this cause, please visit the Prostate Cancer Foundation.

NorCal Newbie/Novice Track Day

The Golden Gate Lotus Club (GGLC) and Hooked on Driving (HOD) have a special day set up for GGLC & Lotus drivers that want to get started or would like to more experience on track.

When: April 17th
Where: Thunderhill Raceway Park, Willows CA

Novice and Newbie Lotus/GGLC drivers will be a part of the “A” group and a coach will be with you to help you through the day.

HOD is a great way to start enjoying Track Days and get enough experience to start doing GGLC open track days.

More advance GGLC/Lotus drivers are welcome, but can run in the more advanced HOD groups – B, C or D.

HOD has offered GGLC/Lotus drivers a special $50 discount. Click here to register for the event. See this thread for more details and discussion about this event.

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