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GGLC driving events require on-the-road courtesy, please see this reminder of on-road RULES.

Volunteers WANTED! Do you have a favorite backroad or drive you'd like to share? Is there a favorite restaurant on a backroad you know? Do you want to know how to help out at a GGLC event? Then consider helping put on a GGLC event! It's easy, it's fun and rewarding! The GGLC needs you! To learn more email the GGLC President at prez"at"gglotus.org

  Date/Time Event
April 2016
30 - Saturday, 7:30am meet-up GGLC Sacramento Sturgeons Mill Run
Start/Meet-Up #1: Chevron Station, at 333 Mace Blvd. Mace Blvd, Davis
Start/Meet-Up #2: Turtle Rock Bar at 2000 Capell Valley Rd, Napa

Sturgeon's Mill is very special, open to the public only a few times a year. Historic old wood mill and working museum. They serve food to buy (hamburgers and the like) at noon. It is in the redwoods and a beautiful place to spend a few hours looking at all the equipment, most of it over 100 years old and working as if you went back in time.
Will hang out at the Mill until 1:00pm or s and then return via some backroads.
DETAILS & ROUTE INSTRUCTIONS

Let us know if you can attend by sending an email to: Sacto-GGLC@gglotus.org

May 2016
  5 - Thursday HOD Track Day for Lotus Newbies
The GGLC Sacramento Chapter has arranged with Hooked on Driving (HOD) to reserve 10 beginner spots at the May 5th HOD track day at Thunderhill. These will all be at beginner level. This will be a great way to learn, advance, and have fun as a group throughout the day.

The day will start out with an hour on the car control area. Then sessions will alternate between track and classroom. Each driver will be assigned a coach to work with them throughout the day.

Helmets are available to rent ($25) or you can bring your own, must be Snell SA2005 or better.

HOD will be on Thunderhill's 3 Mile Track.

Registration is $349.00 which includes $299 for the track day, $50.00 tuition for coaching and lunch. HOD is waiving their $49.00 annual fee for those who attend our event!

For more information send an email to Rick by February 29th at Sacto-Membership"at"gglotus.org

Register at Hooked on Driving at GGLC LINK TO HOD (NOTE: this is a private link to the Hooked on Drive registration page just for GGLC members)

Classic & New Lotus owners are invited!

14 - Saturday, 8:00am Lotus Club of So Cal Breakfast & Meeting
Location: Downtown LA
For details check www.lcosc.org
  14 - Saturday GGLC Lunch & Tom Smith Shop Tour
Location: Hotel Leger, 8304 Main St, Mokelumne Hill, CA

Event details: Arrive at the Hotel Leger in Mokelumne Hill at 10:30 am. Street parking is available as the hotel does not have a guest parking lot. Mokelumne Hill is about 1/2 way between Jackson and San Andreas. Our group will be seated in the hotel's bar room for lunch at 11:00 am.

Following lunch we will form up about 1:00 pm and head down Hwy 49 to Tom Smith's house. There Tom will give us a tour of his large garage/workshop and car collection that includes a couple Lotus, Morris Minors, a BMC FJr, and a Brabham Formula B car.
Please RSVP by Sunday May 8th by emailing: vancoh"at"volcano.net

15 - Sunday GGLC Autocross - Round#2
Marina Airport, Marina CA
Classes for Lotus both classic and new Lotus cars!
Registration is now open for GGLC members!
More Info
  15 - Sunday San Jose Country Club Concours d' Elegance

The 2016 San Jose Country Club 6th Annual Concours d' Elegance charity fundraiser benefiting Make a Wish Foundation is scheduled for Sunday, May 15,

Over 150 classic and exotic cars on display on the golf course at San Jose Country Club with hundreds of attendees.

The Concours is $60 per person and includes: Admission, Car entry, Champagne served on golf course by waiters next to cars, Appetizers, Wine tasting, Awards ceremony and a Wonderful BBQ dinner and live music
Please RSVP by Sunday May 8th by emailing: GGLC Prez Rita

18 - Wednesday, 7pm GGLC Sacramento Group Dinner
Max's Restaurant in Auburn, 110 Grass Valley Hwy, Auburn CA,(530) 888-6100
To all Sacramento Region Lotus Enthusiasts: Join other GGLCers and Lotus enthusiasts for Sacramento Group dinner! All Lotus Enthusiasts are invited!
Let us know if you can attend by sending an email to: Sacto-GGLC@gglotus.org
20 - Friday, 7:30pm GGLC Membership Meeting & Socializer
Location: TBD
For directions send an email to: webguy"at"gglotus.org
21 - Saturday, 10am to ??? GGLC Tech Day, Lotus Swap Meet & Jon's BBQ
Mike Ostrov's shop in El Sobrante
An informative Tech Seminar on all things Lotus with Mike Ostrov!
Pot-luck lunch with Jon Rosner doing marinated tri-tip and chicken on the grill. Anyone interested in bringing a dish, a beverage or a dessert.
Have Lotus parts to sell or swap? Bring them for the Lotus Swap Meet.
Bringing a Lotus is not required, but is encouraged.
Let us know if you can attend and to get directions by sending an email to: mikeostrov"at"webtv.net or Jon at Jon"at"roscotech.com
22 - Sunday, 7:00am Supercar Sunday Lotus Marque Day Meet, Drive and Lunch
Location: 6100 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Woodland Hills

Meet at the Supercar Sunday lot where we have special group parking. This is a great show and when they make Lotus the official Marque of the day, it’s not one to be missed. Let’s really represent the Lotus community and show as many different cars as possible!

However, it gets even better for SoCal Lotus Club Members. After the show, we’ll be leading a drive through the Santa Monica Mountains and ending up at a super luxurious Lavaggio’s auto spa for lunch.

Supercar Sunday is open to all, and space is pretty much unlimited, but the drive and lunch will be open only to LCOSC members and we can only accept around 40 cars and their guest. Please RSVP for the drive and lunch. If you plan to bring a guest, please choose two seats on your registration.

Members register for the drive & lunch here: Supercar Sunday Lotus Marque Day Drive, Tech and Lunch

Registration is limited to 40

  • SCS Meet on May 22, 2016 - 7:00 am – 10 am
  • Drive to Lavaggio’s from 10 am – 11:30 am
  • Lunch at Lavaggio’s 11:30 am – Departure
    For details check www.lcosc.org
  • May 30 - June 3 GGLC Spring 2016 UK Lotus Tour
    London, Norwich & Hethel England!
    GGLC private Lotus tour to see and visit the significant Lotus sites and places!
    Visit where Lotus started, the factory, Classic Team Lotus and more!
    For details, costs and more visit: www.gglotus.org/UK2016
    31 - Tuesday GGLC Track Day
    Thunderhill Raceway - Willows CA
    5 mile track! Tuesday after Memorial Day!
    REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
    Info
    June 2016
    11 - Saturday, 8:00am Lotus Club of So Cal Breakfast & Meeting
    Location: Downtown LA
    For details check www.lcosc.org
    11 - Saturday, 4 pm GGLC BBQ
    Danville, CA
    Mel's annual GGLC BBQ
    Gather at 4pm, dinner by 6pm. Feel free to bring a beverage, salad or dessert.
    Mel will serve is infamous Tri-Tip, Deep Fried Turkey and amazing stuffed Portabellos!
    To RSVP send an email to: Partner"at"gglotus.org
    15 - Wednesday, 7pm GGLC Sacramento Group Dinner
    Location: Claim Jumper, 250 Harding Blvd., Roseville, CA
    To all Sacramento Region Lotus Enthusiasts: Join other GGLCers and Lotus enthusiasts for Sacramento Group dinner! All Lotus Enthusiasts are invited!
    For info, email: Sacto-GGLC@gglotus.org
    July 2016
    9 - Saturday, 8:00am Lotus Club of So Cal Breakfast & Meeting
    Location: Downtown LA
    For details check www.lcosc.org
    9 - Saturday GGLC Autocross Round#3
    Marina Airport, Marina CA
    Classes for vintage and new Lotus cars!
    Registration opens about 4 weeks in advance
    More Info
    18 - Monday GGLC Track Day
    Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca - Monterey CA
    Prepare for the CORKSCREW! Be the CORKSCREW! Conquer the CORKSCREW!!!
    Registration will open about 4-6 weeks in advance.
    Info
    15 - Friday, 7:30pm GGLC Membership Meeting & Socializer
    Location: TBD
    For directions send an email to: webguy"at"gglotus.org
    20 - Wednesday, 7pm GGLC Sacramento Group Dinner
    Location: Claim Jumper, 250 Harding Blvd., Roseville, CA
    To all Sacramento Region Lotus Enthusiasts: Join other GGLCers and Lotus enthusiasts for Sacramento Group dinner! All Lotus Enthusiasts are invited!
    For info, email: Sacto-GGLC@gglotus.org
    August 2016
    9 - Sunday GGLC Autocross Round#4
    Marina Airport, Marina, CA
    Classes for vintage and new Lotus cars!
    Registration will open about 4 weeks in advance
    More Info
    13 - Saturday, 8:00am Lotus Club of So Cal Breakfast & Meeting
    Location: Downtown LA
    For details check www.lcosc.org
    17 - Wednesday, 7pm GGLC Sacramento Group Dinner
    Location: Claim Jumpers, Roseville
    To all Sacramento Region Lotus Enthusiasts: Join other GGLCers and Lotus enthusiasts for Sacramento Group dinner! All Lotus Enthusiasts are invited!
    For info send an email to: Sacto-GGLC@gglotus.org
    19 - Friday, 7:30pm GGLC Membership Meeting & Socializer
    Location: TBD
    For directions send an email to: webguy"at"gglotus.org
    19-21 Monterey Motorsports Reunion
    Monterey Motorsports Reunion & Lotus Corral
    INFO & TICKETS
    September 2016
    10 - Saturday, 8:00am Lotus Club of So Cal Breakfast & Meeting
    Location: Downtown LA
    For details check www.lcosc.org
    Sept 12 - 16 GGLC Fall 2016 UK Lotus Tour
    London, Norwich & Hethel England!
    GGLC private Lotus tour to see and visit the significant Lotus sites and places!
    Visit where Lotus started, the factory, Classic Team Lotus and more!
    For details, costs and more visit: www.gglotus.org/UK2016
    16 - Friday, 7:30pm GGLC Membership Meeting & Socializer
    Location: TBD
    For directions send an email to: webguy"at"gglotus.org
    18 - Sunday GGLC Autocross Round#5
    Marina Airport, Marina CA
    Registration opens about 4 weeks in advance
    More Info
    21 - Wednesday, 7pm GGLC Sacramento Group Dinner
    Location: Claim Jumper, 250 Harding Blvd., Roseville, CA
    To all Sacramento Region Lotus Enthusiasts: Join other GGLCers and Lotus enthusiasts for Sacramento Group dinner! All Lotus Enthusiasts are invited!
    For info send an email to: Sacto-GGLC@gglotus.org
    October 2016
    8 - Saturday, 8:00am Lotus Club of So Cal Breakfast & Meeting
    Location: Downtown LA
    For details check www.lcosc.org
    8 Sat & 9 Sun GGLC Dave Bean Open House & Fall Foothills Tour
    Sat 8 - Spend a morning at Dave Bean Engineering in San Andreas beginning at 9:30 am, followed by a thirty minute drive to Copperopolis for lunch. Those electing a two day event will then drive one and one-half hours on beautiful foothill back roads as the tour, led by Ken Gray in his Elan, heads south to Mariposa, gateway to Yosemite. The tour will spend the night at the Best Western in Mariposa. Dinner that evening will be on your own but many will want to dine together to exchange stories involving these cars we love and the adventures they create.

    Sun 9 - Breakfast provided by the motel with departure at 10:00 am. The tour will drive historic Hwy 49 for about two hours as it twists its way north to Murphys for lunch.Breakfast provided by the motel with departure at 10:00 am.

    Please email Lee at vancoh"at"volcano.net to RSVP and confirm if you're joining us for lunch either day. A count of those attending is needed no later than Monday, October 3rd.

    To reserve your room at the Best Western in Mariposa download the Best Western Reservation Form and submit it to the GGLC's booking agent by Sept 7. You can only get the GGLC rate of $130+tx (single/double), $140+tx for a triple or $150+tx for a quad by going through the booking agent with this form.

    Mark you calendar and, if you're making it a 2-day outing get your room reservation in early. And remember to RSVP to Lee Cohee vancoh"at"volcano.net

    16 - Sunday GGLC Autocross Round #6
    Crows Landing CA
    Registration will open about 4 weeks in advance
    More Info
    19 - Wednesday, 7pm GGLC Sacramento Group Dinner
    Location: Claim Jumper, 250 Harding Blvd., Roseville, CA
    To all Sacramento Region Lotus Enthusiasts: Join other GGLCers and Lotus enthusiasts for Sacramento Group dinner! All Lotus Enthusiasts are invited!
    For info send an email to: Sacto-GGLC@gglotus.org
    21 - Friday, 7:30pm GGLC Membership Meeting & Socializer
    Location: TBD
    For info send an email to: webguy"at"gglotus.org
    November 2016
    6 - Sunday GGLC Autocross Round#7
    Marina Airport, Marina CA
    LAST event of the 2016 Season.
    Registration will open about 4 weeks in advance
    More Info
    7 - Monday GGLC Track Day
    Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca - Monterey, CA
    Registration will open about 4 weeks in advance
    Info
    12 - Saturday, 8:00am Lotus Club of So Cal Breakfast & Meeting
    Location: Downtown LA
    For details check www.lcosc.org
    16 - Wednesday, 7pm GGLC Sacramento Group Dinner
    Claim Jumper, 250 Harding Blvd., Roseville, CA
    To all Sacramento Region Lotus Enthusiasts: Join other GGLCers and Lotus enthusiasts for Sacramento Group dinner! All Lotus Enthusiasts are invited!
    Let us know if you can attend by sending an email to: Sacto-GGLC@gglotus.org
    18 - Friday, 7:30pm GGLC Membership Meeting & Socializer
    Location - TBD
    For directions send an email to: webguy"at"gglotus.org