Editors and Contributors
A former editor at Details and Rolling Stone and the digital director at Maxim, Mike Guy is a longtime contributor to Road & Track, Playboy and Men's Journal. His writing on motorsports is collected in the Best American Sportswriting anthology.
Josh is a former editor at Details, Road & Track, and MSN Autos, and has contributed about a variety of topics to publications including The New York Times, Men’s Journal, Automobile and Men’s Fitness.
Senior Editor, News
Will Sabel Courtney
Will is the former managing editor of RIDES Magazine and the former online editor for 0-60 Magazine. He has worked for Time Out New York and Rolling Stone, and was the creator of College Cars Online, the first automotive blog specifically targeted at college students and young professionals.
Chief Auto Critic
Born and forged in the Motor City, now a Brooklynite, Lawrence is the former chief auto critic at the New York Times and Detroit Free Press. His award-winning work has appeared in Automobile, Road & Track, Fortune, Conde Nast Portfolio, Men's Journal, Popular Science and others.
A former entertainment columnist for the New York Daily News, Sean has contributed to a host of publications including Conde Nast Traveler, Gawker Media, Sports Illustrated, Entertainment Weekly, Fast Company, New York Magazine and more.
West Coast Editor
Honorary laboratory rat Chris Cantle represents The Drive from his home state of California. He is a keen motorcyclist, experimenter in fringe motorsports and an NSAID enthusiast. He cut his teeth with Cycle World and Road & Track as a writer, photographer and video producer before making Time Inc. his home.
Military & Aviation Correspondent
Tyler has been obsessed with all things aviation and military as long as he can remember. He went on to develop the defense-oriented website Foxtrot Alpha and can often be found with a camera around his neck, photographing aircraft and weaponry.
Alex Roy is President of Europe By Car, founder of Team Polizei and author of The Driver - which depicts his 2006 Cannonball Run Record. He is also Producer of 32 Hours 7 Minutes, was Chairman of The Moth, and has spoken at the FBI, CIA, MIT & Stanford about numerous driving records which must remain secret.
Ben Preston has worked both as a writer and editor for the New York Times Automobiles section and as a mechanic at Pep Boys. Assignments have taken him from Santa Barbara to Baghdad, and every lesser-known backwater in between. He's always been a fan of older cars, particularly since they've been the cheapest way to get himself and his surfboards to the beach.
With a penchant for Pittsburgh sports and cold beer, Cait Knoll spent three seasons as a lead producer at MLB.com fighting with guys about baseball before helping launch Skratch TV, a millennial-focused video venture from the PGA Tour.
Senior Video Editor
Andrew knows lifestyle video. Starting out editing Food Network shows with Bobby Flay, his freelance career ran the gamut of all things lifestyle. When he isn’t drooling over car porn, he is flying drones, or obsessing over new tech.
Erica was the former video editor of Fast Lane Daily, one of the longest running daily car news shows. If she isn’t editing the latest in car news and reviews, you can find her rock climbing or window shopping for puppies.
Before working at The Drive, Max Goldberg raced the streets of Westchester in an ambulance as a licensed Emergency Medical Technician. He has boundless enthusiasm.
SVP, GENERAL MANAGER OF THE FOUNDRY
Edouard has been with Time Inc. since 2011. When he is not riding his Triumph Speed Triple, he is looking for innovative strategies to grow our business.
Eric Goeres is a two-decade industry vet who has led digital publishing teams at Road & Track, Popular Mechanics, Esquire, Men’s Health, Women’s Health and Entertainment Weekly.
Heather comes from Maxim Digital where she was managing editor for 7 years. Prior to that, she served as digital production editor for Dennis Publishing.
VP of Corporate Sales, West
Rick Simmons leads Time Inc.’s Corporate Sales efforts on the West Coast, with teams in San Francisco, L.A., Chicago and Detroit. Please reach out to him for any advertising inquiries.
Vice President, Group Director
Maggie Kemsley Shafer
Maggie is responsible for leading sales for east coast based automotive clients. Prior to her current position, Maggie worked with Time Inc.'s top Automotive, Finance and Retail clients.
Jonah Ollman comes from the music industry, where he worked for startups including Applauze, Songza and Fresh Planet, and also founded the online publication Sound of Boston. He has lent his skills to Paste Magazine, Tasting Table, Sonicbids and Consequence of Sound.
Chris Jimenez is one of the software engineers who built The Drive. He has a background in computer science, appreciates quality code and making interactive and meaningful web applications. His first car was a ’96 Honda Civic LX with a wicked sun rash on the roof.
Principal Design Technologist
Mike is a UX, visual design, and software engineering veteran of Amazon and the video game industry. When he is not jumping out of airplanes or engaging in other activities that can kill him, he can be found using science to make software as beautiful and effortless as possible.