Alan Ruck (Spin City) has climbed aboard Drive, the Fox pilot centering on an illegal cross-country road race.

Ruck will play John on Drive, which has been described as a fictional "The Amazing Race" on acid. Twentieth Century Fox TV is behind the drama pilot from scribe-exec producers Tim Minear and Ben Queen.

In other casting news, Kathleen Rose Perkins will play the newly engaged Jennifer on CBS' untitled Tom Hertz pilot from Sony Pictures TV. Perkins is also guest starring in the ABC pilot Help Me Help You.

Scoot McNairy is set to play Jake, opposite Jennifer Esposito, in the Fox comedy pilot More Patience, from Sony Pictures TV.

Cynthia Stevenson has joined the cast of CBS comedy pilot You've Reached the Elliotts, playing Tracy opposite star Chris Elliot. Chris McDonald has been added to the project in the role of Phil. Warner Bros. TV is behind the project.