Addicted to cars since she dove headfirst into restoring her first classic, a '55 Studebaker, Kristin couldn't stop sharing the many adventures that ensued. Whether on the road, under the hood or among our wide world of car culture, Kristin is getting her hands dirty as @greasegirl. She took the reins of Driving Line in 2013 and hasn't looked back.
Ali has been working professionally as a magazine editor since 2006 and held contributor/editor positions for many titles. Long before that, Ali spent his time working on 4x4s and motorcycles. Going off-road has always been a major part of his life. The fact that he turned his passion into a career is still something he still feels incredibly fortunate about today.
Starting his automotive career in the tire industry, Mike has had a healthy automotive addiction since the '90s. While he has a deep love for Subarus (even though his is always broken), he’s contributed to building just about everything with four wheels. With previous experience sharpening his social media chops at Hoonigan, Super Street, Lowrider and European Car magazine, Mike is excited to dive into the Driving Line social media world. Oh, he’s also obsessed with pizza.
Whether he’s keeping his ’73 Mustang Mach1 running, wrenching on his motorcycle or urban off-roading in his F-150, life is all about wheels and horsepower for Greg. He’s been creating exciting automotive and motorcycle content since 2001 in titles like Hot Bike, Street Chopper, Baggers, Custom Classic Trucks, Honda Tuning, Car Audio, Bikernet.com and Motorcycle.com. Future automotive exploits include drag racing his Mach1 and continuing his search for vehicular oddities and excessive horsepower. Follow him @gearheadgreg.
Just a step down from obsessed, Matt’s passion for all things automotive stems from his roots in building muscle cars in high school. A short time later, he was introduced to the off-road world and hasn’t let off the throttle since. Matt has owned and built an array of 4x4s and prerunners and spends most of his free time either in the garage or off the grid. Photography and videography have also been a big part of his life, so he feels very fortunate to be able to blend his two passions together as part of the Driving Line team.
Mike McGlothlin is a freelance writer and photographer based in central Illinois. He’s spent his entire professional career working solely in the diesel performance industry. Diesel World Magazine, Ultimate Diesel Builder’s Guide, Diesel Power Magazine and Driving Line are among the diesel-centric publications he’s worked for or contributed to over the past decade.
Mike began blogging about his automotive adventures both in the U.S. and Japan back in 2007 and has been working in automotive media ever since. His vehicle interests are as varied as it gets, and no matter what side of the Pacific he's on, cars are his life. When he's not writing or shooting photos, Mike can usually be found scheming his next project car. Follow along on Instagram @japanifornia.
After a 15-year run as Editor at Super Street magazine and a brief marketing stint for world-famous suspension producer, Eibach, Jonathan “JDM” Wong is back in the world of content. Catch him as he travels the worlds in search of the next great automotive story.
From an early age, Tim Sutton suspected that he saw the world differently. Criss-crossing the country each year in the family sedan, the passing scenery and cars etched themselves into his young mind. It took a serious car accident before Tim picked up a camera to study photography; realizing that his experiences from the frame of a backseat window. Now with an expansive list of successful collaborations with top auto makers and TV networks such as Toyota, Acura, Honda, Speed channel, FOX and more. Automobiles and visual expression have been the two constants in Tim’s life. Through the nuance and quality of his images, he consistently confirms his early suspicions – he clearly sees the world differently.
Telling the “short stories” of racing, adventure and travel from a “lower elevation," Alan (a.k.a. The Dusty Gnome) is a desert racer, writer, photographer, talker and observer. Based in Arizona, his work and play takes him all over the United States, UK and Mexico. Primarily focused on desert racing, Ultra4 and W.E.Rock, you can find The Dusty Gnome bouncing through the desert in his 83 Wagoneer, @gnome1.
"Car" might have been the first words out of his mouth. Andrew's lifelong fascination with cars has led to experiences such as: “off-roading” his parent's Accord, racing his turbo wagon at Willow Springs, daily driving a full-caged Time Attack car in college to being team photographer for a championship winning Formula Drift team. After attending his first KOH, he bought a Land Cruiser which continues to hemorrhage gas, oil and his bank account. Currently, Andrew enjoys searching for adventure on two or four wheels, on and off-road and scouring the internet for his next car(s).
Andy Carter is a photographer that has lived with his wife in Macon, GA, since 2003. Andy has also photographed for Southrnfresh, Canibeat, S3 Magazine, Fast Car, Performance Auto and Sound, and USDM Freax, as well as producing a radio show with his friends on 100.9 The Creek FM. He currently drives a 2012 Honda Fit Sport and a 1992 Chevrolet S10. You can find more of his work at his website www.andycarterphoto.com and on Instagram at @andycarterphoto.
Benjamin contributes to a number of magazines, newspapers and online publications, and is one of the hosts of the Unnamed Automotive Podcast. He enjoys keeping the shiny side up during track days, and is probably in your rear-view mirror right now.
A childhood full of car posters, import magazines and discovering Formula Drift on G4TV back in middle school has fostered a love for the Japanese import scene in this bearded white guy from Georgia – but you can find nearly anything with a motor and wheels in front of his lens. As a recent transplant to California, Cory can be found taking full advantage of the local car scene and sunshine to photograph cars and automotive events nearly every weekend.
After one rebellious off-road experience at the age of six in his Dad's 1984 2-door Chevy Blazer, Doug was hooked. He finally got to take the wheel in his own 1998 Toyota Tacoma and eventually discovered his love for photography amidst off-roading in the great outdoors. Now climbing to new heights while shooting his local T.R.E.C. series in Indiana and getting to as many Ultra4 races as he can swing.
Harry Wagner can't get enough of all things dirt. Raised in the back of his family's Land Cruiser, from a young age he cut his teeth on trails like the world famous Rubicon. The Land Cruiser had a lasting impression – much of his stable currently consists of Toyotas. Wagner currently calls Reno, Nevada, home, which makes a great base for everything from day trips to hot springs to desert races to some of the most fantastic rockcrawling the country has to offer. He has raced in the Baja 1000, made three trips to the famous Dakar Rally and makes regular pilgrimages to Johnson Valley, Moab, Las Cruces and the Black Hills of South Dakota.
Jacob Leveton has worked as a freelance journalist for 12 years, specializing in drifting since the first professional competition landed on U.S. shores in 2003. Leveton has worked with more than 30 print and online media outlets to provide unique drifting content.
Automotive addiction began for Kyle with a 1986 Toyota Pickup when he was 16. With that he found where the pavement met the dirt and never looked back. For him, it's not just the sound of the engine and capability of a well-built machine, but where that machine takes him – views and vistas otherwise unreachable. A love for the outdoors and mountains surrounding his Utah home turned his passion for photography into a full time job, and it's been filling his life with epic adventures and memories ever since. You can see more of Kyle's work at www.KyleWellsPhoto.com.
A lover of anything with wheels and a engine, Lindsey has been a gearhead since her earliest memory. Growing up going to car shows and other automotive events, it wasn't long before she had an eye for top-notch performance machines and she hasn't looked back since. A writer and photographer with a keen sense for builds and events with back-stories to tell, Lindsey is all hands on deck whether it's crawling around on the ground for the perfect shot or wrenching on her own fleet of projects in her spare time!
Los Angeles-based automotive and motorsports photographer with an affinity for fast cars, vintage cameras, large-format film, landscape photography, fresh synthwave, good whiskey, great friends, and raw life. You can find him around the web at http://www.lukemunnell.com and as @lukemunnell.
Nick is an enthusiast representing the upper Midwest – Wisconsin, to be precise. Ever since he met Mario Andretti as a kid, Nick has been hooked on all things car. He took that passion and grew it into a career. An avid artist, designer, and engineer, his works have garnered awards across the country but he is always looking to learn a new skill or artistic style. While he has been portraying car culture in his artwork for almost two decades, this is Nick's first foray into writing about the culture he holds dear.
As someone who gets way too excited about the smallest engineering details on anything automotive-related, Philip attributes his peculiarity to all the oil fumes inhaled from his oil-cooled 911 and the unhealthy amount of time spent on internet forums. A novice to the writing trade, he hopes to leverage his background in vintage imports to help Driving Line generate interesting and insightful content.
Growing up, Shana's hero was “Bigfoot” the Monster Truck, and she wanted desperately to ride bulls! Needless to say, Shana wasn’t afraid to get dirty and didn’t care about breaking a nail. She started working for a sports photographer and then was recruited by a wedding photographer. Loving the outdoors, she and her hubby Brian ventured many trail rides and off-road adventures while photographing competitions. Doors began to open for Shana, and she is honored to be a part of a winning team.
Tara Hurlin is a car nut to the core. She feeds her addiction by attending as many car shows and motorsports events that she can fit into her schedule alongside her own personal projects in the garage: a custom 1961 Cadillac Series 62, 2004 Mazdaspeed Miata track car, 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee overland/expedition rig and her husband’s 1985 Chevrolet C10. Whether fast and furious or slow and curious, Tara has a love and appreciation for all vehicles. To exercise that love she enjoys wrenching, researching, writing articles and advancing in her automotive photography skills. Motorsports photography is her delectation.