The Smoking Tire Crew


Matt Farah

Matt is a career automotive journalist who has reviewed over 1,000 cars. He has worked at dealerships, rental companies, owned a car wash, and started a driving club. He made his first YouTube video in 2006 and has done nothing but talk about cars ever since. 

Read Matt's Column at /TheDrive

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Check out Matt's Car Collection on Wheelwell!


Tom Morningstar

Founding partner Tom Morningstar began his videography career filming skateboarding in Rye, NY, transitioning to cars in 2006 with Matt. Tom never misses a shot, always finds the riskiest camera positions, and developed his signature editing style on some of The Smoking Tire and /DRIVE's greatest hits. 

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Zack Klapman

Zack is TST's logistical master, resident stand-up comic, and head writer. His hard work will make him very rich one day. 

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Thaddeus Brown

As TST's Director of Photography, Thad is responsible for TST's signature look, as well as our most creative location scouting and the inspiration for All Cars Go to Heaven. 

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Chris Hayes

Chris is the producer of The Smoking Tire Podcast and founder of hosting platform ShoutEngine. He was the inspiration for doing the podcast in the first place and has used our show to develop the best Podcast hosting platform on the planet. 

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