After an 18-month hiatus, Toby began to look for his next fun car. After much research and many WhatsApp messages with the rest of Team Shum, Toby found Kate, “Dirty Molly’s Dirty Sister“. Kate is a 2009 Boxster S. She retains a balanced mid-engine layout with track worthy Brembo brakes, but gets the (then) new direct injection “9A1” engine and significantly revised rear suspension. … Continue reading Kate (Dirty Molly’s Dirty Sister)
For Kenny’s “Bachelor’s Weekend”, Team Shum met in LA for the Porsche Effect exhibit at Petersen Automotive Museum. The exhibit was the most comprehensive outside of The Porsche Museum in Zuffenhausen. It included many Porsche street cars as well as its most iconic race cars: 550 RS Spyder 906 908 910 917 935 Kremer (K3) 1983 956 (in Toby’s favorite “Newman” livery) 1985 959 Group … Continue reading Porsche Effect – Petersen Automotive Museum
It’s only been a few weeks since Oliver got his tractor, and he quickly discovered different diving dynamics including throttle-on and lift-throttle induced oversteer, countersteer, how to leverage road camber… And parallel parking – Gymkhana style Continue reading Gymkhana
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
Toby and his family spent his birthday weekend in Berkeley Springs, WV. In addition to hiking in Cacapon State Park and cooling off in the spring water, they also checked out the local classic car show. As they walked in the They were greeted by a beautifully maintained Hudson Hornet. Toby recognized it immediately as this is Doc Hudson from the movie Cars and Oliver … Continue reading Doc Hudson
Coco completed her cadet karting lesson and officially becomes the newest member of Team Shum! Coco also enjoys other forms of speed! Continue reading Fast in Pink!
Designed by Oliver. (He got to keep the toy and added to his fleet of McQueens.) Continue reading Lightning McQueen Birthday Cake