The Drive Team
A sucker for Ford-era Jaguar XJs and glitchy, early-90s BMW V12s, Mike was the founding editor of car culture site Jalopnik, and a former editor-in-chief of 0-60. He's also a co-host of the TV show /DRIVE on NBC Sports, which can be seen from time to time on NBCSN, usually after midnight.
Editorial Director at The Drive. Previously, Patrick was editor-in-chief of Jalopnik, executive producer of the TV show Car vs. America, and a newspaper reporter in Texas. Normally he's into unreliable old BMWs, but he lives in New York now, so he's just happy when his Toyota 4Runner starts and drives.
Editor-in-Chief, The Drive
Kyle quit a stable job as a TV producer at CNN in 2017 to pursue a lifelong dream and write about cars. As Editor-in-Chief of The Drive, Kyle draws upon a decade of experience in print, digital, and TV newsrooms to guide one of the largest automotive media brands in the country.
Editor-in-Chief, The War Zone | Military Editorial Director
Tyler's passion is the study of military technology, strategy, and foreign policy and he has fostered a dominant voice on those topics in the defense media space. He was the creator of the hugely popular defense site Foxtrot Alpha before developing The War Zone.
Editor-in-Chief, Car Bibles
Andrew P. Collins
Andrew’s been an off-road tour guide, repo man, writer and editor in the automotive media business for a long time. Previously Reviews Editor at Jalopnik, he's now the Big Boss at Car Bibles. He's really into old trucks and tuner cars and tends to spend more time tinkering with his vehicles than driving them.
Executive Editor, Informational Content
Jonathon has jumped Aston Martins for Automobile Magazine, clocked 200 mph in a McLaren 720S for Playboy, and sampled his best life behind the wheel of a Ferrari Dino Evo for Road & Track. He’s hopelessly addicted to the strongest coffee he can brew. Please send him more.
Deputy Editor, The War Zone
Joseph comes to us from Globalsecurity.org, and more recently Warisboring.com where he was an associate editor. His work has also been seen on many of the sites we link to regularly, including Small Arms Review, Small Arms Defense Journal, Reuters, We Are the Mighty and Task & Purpose.
This Mexico City native witnessed his first F1 race from his mother's womb and grew up commuting in VW Beetle taxis. After racing karts internationally as a teenager, Jerry now lives with his family in Indianapolis, where he can hear the roar of IndyCar engines from his front porch.
A Missouri native and wannabe songwriter with a thing for old trucks, Caleb helps run The Drive's news operation, covering everything from new cars to motorsports to backyard builds. Everything he drives is either old, impractical, or both. He probably will never learn to play the uke.
When he's not searching for the perfect Porsche Cayman, Nikhil manages The Drive’s social media and merchandising strategies. In 2017, he co-founded the Human Driving Association with Alex Roy, and managed the relaunch of Roy's Cannonball-inspired clothing line, Polizei 144.
Stef is a huge Porsche fan and cheese enthusiast who dreams of living by the Nürburgring with a barn full of questionable project cars. Send it, or she will be disappointed in you.
Rob is a purveyor of all things automobile who enjoys the finer things in life, if those things are unreliable cars from the 90s. Drawing on his half-baked engineering background, Rob can now be found poking around the latest in-car tech and scrutinizing the state of self-driving promises.
As The Drive's sole Canadian contributor, Chris covers the industry's latest and greatest models. When he isn't poring over new car specs and resizing press photos, he can often be found at a local racetrack in his Honda S2000, trying not to wreck.
East coast auto writer specializing in the obscure. Currently attempting to convince the internet that the Chevrolet Cobalt SS is a good car. E46 BMW M3 convertible owner. Took precalculus three times.
For James, a lifelong fascination with all things transportation could only ever grow to include cars. More specifically, weird ones, like his Mitsubishi Expo and two Toyota MR2s—one of them a 24 Hours of Lemons race car. While not tracking down and replacing parts on these, he window-shops old Citroëns.
Staff Writer, The War Zone
Thomas is a defense writer and editor with over 20 years’ experience covering military aerospace topics and conflicts. He’s written a number of books and edited more, and has contributing to many of the world’s leading aviation publications. He comes to The War Zone from his previous position as Editor of AirForces Monthly.
Hands-On Testing Editor
Deputy Editor, Informational Content
Tony has a thing for pop-up headlights. His first car was a $3,000 1996 Saturn SC2 Coupe, and his current project is a 1970 Opel GT junker. When he's not daydreaming about the Cadillac Sixteen, he's watching the Chicago Bulls go undefeated on TNT.
Business Development Manager
Corey runs Business Development for Brookline Media's publications and is the master at hunting down the best deals on the web. He's based in Nashville.
Executive Editor, Commerce
An avid motorcyclist from Brooklyn, Jonny spent his early professional years in journalism riding and reviewing bikes while on staff at American Iron Magazine and RoadBike. He was a freelance photojournalist for many years before joining Men's Journal as its first-ever Commerce Editor. He is currently the Executive Editor, Commerce.
Kristin V. Shaw
Kristin Shaw lives in Austin, Texas, and the first car she wrote about as a freelancer was a Ferrari F430. She grew up in Elkhart, Indiana and was officially adopted by Texas when she spotted a rattlesnake on the porch and didn't scream.
Steve Cole Smith
The Drive's resident Florida Man, Steve is a veteran motorsports and automotive journalist who's had staff roles and bylines at numerous publications including Autoweek, Automobile, Road & Track, Car and Driver and more. A native of Memphis, he now lives in the Sunshine State with his wife and multiple cats.
Co-host of The Autonocast and /DRIVE on NBC Sports, and author of The Driver, Roy has set endurance driving records in Europe & the USA in the internal combustion, EV, 3-wheeler & Semi-Autonomous Classes, including the infamous Cannonball Run record. He is also Founder of Noho Sound, Producer of 32 Hours 7 Minutes, and has spoken at the FBI, CIA, MIT & Stanford about numerous driving records which must still remain secret.