AMG Private Lounge at Laguna Seca

Cindy and Kenny were invited to the AMG Private Lounge at Laguna Seca.  JellyBean had to be parked outside, whereas their friend’s SLK55 were parked at the paddock next to the G63.  At least there was an Aston Martin parking outside with JellyBean. Waiting at the registration was the AMG C63S Edition 1, and Tommy Kendall signing poster.  Also on display was the DXDT Racing … Continue reading AMG Private Lounge at Laguna Seca

Rennsport Reunion V

Legends of Le Mans was the theme of Rennsport Reunion V at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.  The main event square showcased three Le Mans legends: 1951 class winner 356 SL, Porsche first overall winner 917, and this year winner 919.  This 917-001 was from the Porsche museum, wearing the paint scheme of the 1970 winner.  Kenny and Cindy were fortunate to see the original winning chassis 917-023 at their earlier visit … Continue reading Rennsport Reunion V

Meet the K-Man

After 5 years living without a car, a new job outside the San Francisco was Kenny’s great excuse to get a car. A quick search on Craigslist led to several Caymans and 2nd-gen Boxsters. First up was a 2006 silver Cayman S with just over 51K miles, a few blocks from Kenny’s home. It had a manual transmission which could be a headache in hilly … Continue reading Meet the K-Man

Car vs. Tree

It was a rainy day in San Francisco.  After lunch with her family, Cindy found the road to her Civic was blocked from traffic and workers in uniform next to her car. A big tree branch had fallen on her car and smashed the trunk! A clean-up crew member handed Cindy a claim form to report the damage to the city.  This marked the return of Cindy and Kenny’s car-free life in San Francisco. Continue reading Car vs. Tree