Thomas Corbett Jr & Justin St. Louis public
[search 0]
Download the App!
show episodes
 
Loading …
show series
 
Gabe Brown had the good fortune of growing up next door to Northeastern racing icon Dale Shaw. He quite literally grew up in the chassis shop, learning how to work on racecars, how to drive racecars, and - just like Dale - how to get people's attention. Although he's only 21, he has already accomplished more than most racers two or three times his …
  continue reading
 
It's a heater of an episode as the guys sit down with Pat Corbett to hear about his brush with the Hell's Angels, the devastating wreck at Sanair, his Memorial Day win, what lead to his Thunder Road banishment, his championship redemption at White Mountain and why at 65 years old he's ready to make a comeback... All that and more on this episode of…
  continue reading
 
The Uncommon Deeds Podcast was created as an homage to Kenley Dean Squier, who taught us, Tom Corbett and Justin St. Louis, how to work effectively in sports media and give audiences a reason to care. When we lost Ken in November, the only thing for us to do was once again shine a light on him.Join us as we recount memories of the voice of American…
  continue reading
 
Mark "Bones" Bourcier is America's leading motorsports author and journalist. From hitchhiking to Plainville Stadium to having weekly lunches with Indianapolis 500 champions, there are damn few who can rival his journey of turning a fun hobby as a teenager into a career respected by many of the greatest racing personalities in the world. He penned …
  continue reading
 
Justin Comes has been doing it the right way since he was a kid. At 15, he was a fan who had never been in a pit area but decided to give Mini Stocks a try. After winning a championship in his first year, he jumped up to Sportsman Modifieds, where he has made a name for himself ever since. It hasn't all been easy, though - with no knowledge, no mon…
  continue reading
 
Tom and Justin check in for the first solo “Story Time” episode of Uncommon Deeds, presented by PRO HEAT of East Montpelier, VT. This week’s Story Time asks questions like this: Who was a better racer – Dave Dion or Jack Johnson? If you look strictly at the win totals, it’s pretty lopsided. But if you ever saw them both race, it’s just about a dead…
  continue reading
 
Andy Santerre is a bona fide New England racing icon... and a great storyteller! You'll be speechless as you hear about his early fight with a paralyzing virus and how it served as his motivation to start driving racecars. The rapid rise from his first Super Street race at Speedway 95 to victory lane in the NASCAR Busch Series was unlikely at best,…
  continue reading
 
Racing dirt Modifieds was the safest thing that "The Flying Farmer" Gene Munger ever did. He was a hometown star at Devil's Bowl Speedway, but that's just a small piece of who he is; he's been shot, he has fallen through ice (twice), he wrapped his motorcycle around a deer, and he's wrecked some racecars, but he's still standing upright and telling…
  continue reading
 
"The Ricochet" Paul Richardson is one of the greatest Supermodified drivers that New England ever saw, and he just might have had the most fun, too. You'll love his stories from the road, his start in racing, and his life in the sport. His runs with NESMRA, ISMA, and especially at Star Speedway made him a legend among legends, while beating top tal…
  continue reading
 
Derek Gluchacki has developed quickly from being an unknown rookie into a dominant force. Still just 21 years old, he is already established as a bona fide American-Canadian Tour championship contender, with big wins at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Oxford Plains Speedway, Hickory Motor Speedway, and more. Learn about his start in Legends at Seekon…
  continue reading
 
The Caron Family has produced no less than seven talented racers over the last half-century, and we caught up with its two biggest winners - Larry Caron & Gary Caron! From beginning at the Milton Dragstrip to winning ACT and NASCAR Busch North Series races, from dominating the Hurricanes and Flying Tigers to watching their brothers, sons, and nephe…
  continue reading
 
There's a reason why they call Chris Donnelly "The Professor" - he's been schooling everyone for almost 40 years. With more than 180 wins and 25 championships to his credit, this multi-division star could very well be the greatest dirt driver that New England has ever seen. Find out what makes this veteran tick in this episode of Uncommon Deeds!…
  continue reading
 
Part 2 of a special two-part Episode 100 has one of our most-requested guests in Mike Bruno! We dive into everything from his growing up in a racing family to his start in four-cylinders and then traveling with the Super DIRTcar Series, his rise on the American-Canadian Tour and the NASCAR Busch North Series, dominance in Modifieds, family tragedy …
  continue reading
 
Part 1 of a special two-part Episode 100 has one of our most-requested guests in Mike Bruno! We dive into everything from his growing up in a racing family to his start in four-cylinders and then traveling with the Super DIRTcar Series, his rise on the American-Canadian Tour and the NASCAR Busch North Series, dominance in Modifieds, family tragedy …
  continue reading
 
Take a trip around the world with Kelly Arrison - a Vermont native who made it from Monadnock Speedway and Claremont Motorsports Park to Indianapolis, LeMans, Beijing, Pikes Peak, and a whole lot more. You'll laugh at the story of his first start, and you'll be amazed at the places he's been, the cars that he has engineered and driven, the races th…
  continue reading
 
This episode is wild, hilarious, deep, honest, and full of incredible memories. DQ is regarded as one of the greatest privateer AMA Superbike riders in history, is one of only a handful of drivers to win a NASCAR Busch North Series race on a short track, a superspeedway, and a road course, and now at age 62 he's going ARCA and Truck racing in 2023.…
  continue reading
 
Nick Heywood could quit at age 34 and still go down as a legend. After six track championships at Airborne Speedway, a title at Mohawk International Raceway, and a huge Modified win at Fonda Speedway in 2022, he is in the conversation as one of the North Country's best racecar drivers of all-time. He mixes a fun sense of humor into stories of his b…
  continue reading
 
Roger Brown went from being a "terrible" four-cylinder racer to becoming an Oxford 250 Champion in only a decade. His rise at Riverside Speedway led him to Thunder Road and the American-Canadian Tour, and then to victory lane in one of the country's biggest short track races... but then he was suddenly out of the sport. Catch up with him this week …
  continue reading
 
Alex Labbé is one of the Northeast's most promising young stars who has been a champion at every level, from karting and ATVs to the Série ProCam Super Trucks, and from ACT LMS Québec to the NASCAR Pinty's Series. Now, he's outperforming expectations with DGM Racing in the NASCAR Xfinity Series and trying to score that elusive first win. Catch up w…
  continue reading
 
We're back this week with Mike Parks - a guy who has given far more to the sport than what he is currently receiving in return. He was an accomplished driver in his day, but more importantly he founded the Granite State Pro Stock Series and got Claremont Motorsports Park back on solid footing - only to get kind of a raw deal recently. We explore al…
  continue reading
 
The lessons that rookie Dave Camara learned were taught by two of the greatest drivers on dirt: “Jumpin’” Jack Johnson and “Barefoot” Bob McCreadie. He brought Vermont to victory lane in far-off places like Cornwall, Frogtown, Granby, Can-Am, and his beloved Fonda Speedway, as well as locally at Devil’s Bowl and Albany-Saratoga. After 13 years away…
  continue reading
 
After only 3 months in a street stock Archie Holbrook saw the potential and put his son Billy in his late model, traveling anywhere and everywhere to race, unapologetically ruffling feathers on his way to wins and a championship at White Mountain. Then without hardly a peep he walked away at 26 years old and didn't return to a race track for more t…
  continue reading
 
A true underdog starting his racing career at 40 years young, Pete talks to Tom and Justin about moving to America as a boy only speaking French, racing anywhere he could to get seat time, his rivalry with Chuck Beede during his Thunder Road championship season, and winning perhaps the craziest ACT title ever... From memorable paint schemes to a po…
  continue reading
 
Steve joins Tom and Justin to talk about his love for racing starting as a kid at Catamount, why he sold his car and left halfway through his first season, dominating at Airborne, battling with Jim Cilley and why he's back and racing on the dirt... From going fast in Canada to going to the bars in Plattsburgh, all that and more on this episode of U…
  continue reading
 
Fourth-generation racer Bobby Hackel joins Tom and Justin to discuss growing up in dirt racing, learning hard lessons as a young racer, winning races and championships, stepping up the ladder, and quite literally building his future in the sport... From his early days in karts to almost joining the ACT Tour, all that and more on this episode of Unc…
  continue reading
 
The 2022 Pro All Stars Series champion joins Tom and Justin to talk about the role iRacing played in his racing career, finding early success in karts, transitioning to the ACT Tour after winning a championship at Seekonk Speedway and how consistency helped him surprise everyone this season... From winning the pole at the Milk Bowl to making money …
  continue reading
 
The former Thunder Road Tiger Champion joins the show to talk about how he felt when his father brought his first race car home, how his relationship with Tucker Williams drove him to new heights, racing for a championship with Dwayne Lanphear, and why his rivalry with Brendan Moodie is personal. From sweeping the Milk Bowl in the Tigers to winning…
  continue reading
 
1976 NASCAR Winston West Champion, 1986 & 1990 Oxford 250 Winner, 990 NASCAR Busch Series Champion and one of America's Favorite Drivers Chuck Bown joins Tom and Justin to talk about how he got his start, why he moved East after success out west, his sponsorship with Skoal and his famous poster from Thunder Road... From his terrible crash at Pocono…
  continue reading
 
A little changeup this week as Tom and Justin check in with racing media members Jarrad Wakefield and J.A. Ackley for a discussion about how racing is changing and why it is or isn't attracting young fans and how it could change. Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/uncommondeeds Twitter- https://twitter.com/uncommondeeds Instagram- https://www.insta…
  continue reading
 
Tom and Justin talk to Jason about his record setting basketball career, starting in 4-Cylinders, why he prefers dirt racing, how coaching relates to his race team and why he felt he had to leave Bear Ridge for a few years... From long drives to New York to finally winning a championship at his home track, all that and more on this episode of Uncom…
  continue reading
 
Tom and Justin look back fondly at their first live show, what went wrong, what went right and if they're looking forward to doing another... Plus we get to know Eric Monaco, whose Monaco Racing jumped on board to help sponsor Uncommon Deeds Live. Enjoy the episode and we hope to see you all at the next Uncommon Deeds Live Show!…
  continue reading
 
Multi-Time Champion at Bear Ridge Speedway, Canaan Dirt and Asphalt, 2013 Lucas Oil POWRi Outlaw Midget Series Champion and 2022 DIRTcar Sportsman Modified & USAC Dirt Midget Association Winner Josh Sunn talks about winning 32 features in a season, being told he needs to move up, winning at Loudon, dealing with serious injuries and contemplating re…
  continue reading
 
The second winningest driver in the history of Airborne Speedway joins Tom and Justin to talk about growing up in a racing family, starting out in the Tigers, the hard learning curve that came with the Late Models, winning his first title on the ACT Tiger Tour, finally conquering Airborne after returning to the Tigers and why he left racing at the …
  continue reading
 
From humble Street Stock beginnings on the high banks of Thunder Road to a multi-time champion at Claremont, Monadnock and Hudson Speedway as well as the 2-time reigning defending NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series Division II National Champion, David Greenslit joins Tom and Justin to share his journey on this episode of Uncommon Deeds!…
  continue reading
 
Justin Prescott is having a great 2022 season at Thunder Road, but just three years ago he didn't care if he lived or died. His struggles with drug and alcohol addiction brought him to the lowest lows, but his willpower - and his love of racing and family - brought him back. This inspiring story will shake you to your core on this episode of Uncomm…
  continue reading
 
Tom and Justin welcome Tom Glaser as our guest. His remarkable story begins as the son of Holocaust survivors and arrives at one of the most emotional moments in New England racing history: Victory Lane at the 1984 Spring Green at Catamount Stadium. Tom Glaser defines "the common man doing uncommon deeds," and this talk will absolutely blow you awa…
  continue reading
 
Tom and Justin are joined this week by the former NASCAR Cup Series crew chief and car owner Frank Stoddard to look back at his Bear Ridge beginnings, earning a seat in the hauler with Stub Fadden, traveling south with Dana Patten and convincing Stub to bet on him and to bet on himself... From leading every lap at Loudon with Jeff Burton to returni…
  continue reading
 
Tom and Justin return in a big way with the winningest driver in Thunder Road history - Joey Laquerre. Joey explains why his father not wanting him to race on ovals led him to drag racing, followed by his success in Mini Stocks, why the Mini Stocks walked out at Catamount, an altercation between his son and Tom Curley that led to Tom suspending him…
  continue reading
 
Joey joins Tom & Justin to chat about starting in karts, Dale Shaw convincing his dad to put him in a late model, joining the ACT Tour and why he left it, being taken to school by Mike Rowe, racing for Tom Curley and Tom Mayberry and why he only has eyes for the Oxford 250... From wrecking his first time in a late model to his 2 year old son alread…
  continue reading
 
Tom & Justin return to dirt this week as Will Hull explains his journey to racing, what track flipped him from being an asphalt guy to a dirt guy, why he wasn't satisfied winning against lesser competition, the difficulties of racing and being the president of SCoNE and starting his own engine business... From getting thrown out on championship nig…
  continue reading
 
Never been on a plane, but flies around the track, Jamie Davis is a hard-nosed, championship driver that also enjoys a good salad. The only person to have multiple championships and multiple sportsmanship awards in the street stocks at Thunder Road, he juggles a lot in life. Listen in to hear about this family man, his favorite memories, and his fr…
  continue reading
 
Perhaps the greatest name in motorsports joins Tom and Justin to reminisce on his 40+ year career including learning to cheat from Darrell Waltrip, mixing jet fuel and nitroglycerin, his steering wheel coming off at Sanair, and why flipping 7 times at Catamount wasn't that bad... From pranking a fellow driver by putting a snake in their seat to sur…
  continue reading
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide