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The Alexanders - Stage 1

The Alexanders - Stage 1

February 25, 2021

OTP ships up to Ellsworth, world HQ for the Alexanders. The three generations sit down with Andy Austin for the first of two stages. Maine Motorsports Hall of Famer Bob Alexander talks his Aroostook County roots, racing at Spud, and why he never went after championships.

You've heard of Bob's accomplishments, seen Wyatt in action, but what about Brett? We dig into his brief driving history too.

 

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Derek Kneeland - Stage 2

Derek Kneeland - Stage 2

February 18, 2021

Between NASCAR's two Daytona races, we squeeze in stage 2 of Derek Kneeland. How does a guy living in Maine deal with all the travel? Speaking of that, there ARE a few key airport hacks, and Derek dishes on those. Plus, the now infamous Oxford 250 story racing Brad Keselowski.

 

 

Derek Kneeland - Stage 1

Derek Kneeland - Stage 1

February 11, 2021

For Speedweeks, we switch gears and spotlight a Mainer who is in the thick of it. Windham's Derek Kneeland shares his route to the Cup Series. Also, his early driving days, and the fateful day he decided to give spotting a shot.

 

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Dave Darveau - Stage 2

Dave Darveau - Stage 2

February 11, 2021

Hall of Famer to Hall of Famer, Pete Silva joins OTP again as we hash through the second half of Dave's career. Historian Steve Pellerin adds insight to the significance of Dave's accomplishments. Plus, there's a hilarious story of how Dave dealt with a hot Florida day on the racetrack.

 

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Dave Darveau - Stage 1

Dave Darveau - Stage 1

February 4, 2021

A true pioneer of racing in Maine, Dave talks of his beginnings, which date back to the Windsor Fairgrounds. His success at Unity (including when they had trees right next to the actual racetrack), and the night he claimed his biggest win.

 

Pete Silva and MVRCA historian Steve Pellerin join the party, recorded on location at the Darveau compound. 

 

 

Dale Chadbourne - Stage2

Dale Chadbourne - Stage2

January 28, 2021

In our second stage, Dale talks about some of the major rivalries at Wiscasset. The infamous 'trailer' story comes up, and how he continuously finds the gray area.

 

Wiscasset promoter, GM, and track announcer hops in for our conclusion. Rate a review this episode. 5 stars mean the world to our mission!

Dale Chadbourne - Stage 1

Dale Chadbourne - Stage 1

January 21, 2021

A man who's partially responsible for Wiscasset Speedway being an active facility today. Hear how Dale got his start, how close the track came to going away, and the best place to watch a race at the facility.

Promotor, GM, and track announcer Ken Minott joins OTP for the first of two episodes.  

Bruce Elder - Stage 2

Bruce Elder - Stage 2

January 14, 2021

In stage 2, Bruce begins anew career behind the mic where he works with A-list commentators. Also, talks about the MVRCA's formation, and where he thinks racing will be in 10 years.

 

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Bruce Elder Stage 1

Bruce Elder Stage 1

January 7, 2021

A winner on and off the track, Bruce Elder has had quite the career. In stage 1, Bruce talks about what made the '57 Chevys so fast, not getting paid after winning his first race, and the night he lost a close friend at the speedway.

 

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Andy Santerre - Stage 2

Andy Santerre - Stage 2

January 1, 2021

Andy's career blossoms in the Busch Grand National North Series. He is eyed by The Intimidator, and moves south where he wins ROTY. After injury in Daytona, he triumphs at Pikes Peak. There's also an epic story involving 3 time BGNN champ Jamie Aube.  

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