Meet The Team

Both Hand Drive

Both Hand Drive is a small band of writers and podcasters, each with a deep love of cars.

These are the people currently involved:

Ian Wright

(Contributing editor and host of The Both Hand Drive Podcast)

Ian is an Englishman that has been living in a America for nearly a decade. He grew up in Essex on the back roads driving both hot and ice cold hatches. Now he lives in California and drives anything he can lay his hands on up and down the local mountain roads or into the canyons.

His current project car is a 2001 BMW 330ci and the vehicle he misses the most is his 1962 Series II 88″ Land Rover with a V8 conversion.

Mark Mason

(Podcast host)

Mark is as American as it gets. Hailing originally from California he now lives in Oregon but doesn’t drive a Subaru. Instead Mark loves his wagons and currently drives a VW V6 Passat Wagon – because wagon.

Petrol Mum


Petrol Mum is our Australian connection. She brings a unique perception to BHD as a wife, a mother and a lover of fast cars with prancing horse badges.
She can also be found at

Jan Wagner


Jan is a well accredited automotive journalist and photographer working out of San Diego and can be found wherever there is good racing going on in California.

Chris Pollitt

(Contributor and podcast talker)

If you’re from the UK you’ve probably read something Chris has written in a magazine. He has a deep love of weird and the wonderful cars. Particularly if they are cheap.

He can also be found at the celebration of inexpensive automotive purchases known as

Pedro Morrison


Pedro is our youngest contributor and only just missed the 80’s, decade of cars that interest him the most. Born to research and quick to learn Pedro also possesses solid mechanical knowledge.