Mark Reif has followed sports cars and auto racing since the early 80s, having read countless editions of Road & Track and Car & Driver and observed Formula 1, endurance racing, and the Indy 500. After earning a bachelor’s in industrial design from Virginia Tech, Mark finds himself looking deep into car designs to better understand their style and function. Living in Vermont and serving as a snowboard instructor, he’s interested in versatile all-wheel drive vehicles that can handle snow and ice. Mark has driven go-karts on closed circuits and loves the thrill of performance driving. He owns a Volkswagen GTI but loves German cars and Toyota trucks in general. He began writing automotive content in June of 2021 and joined MotorBiscuit as a contributor in 2023.