GROWTHco founder Jim Desrosiers’ first job ever was selling popcorn and programs at Westboro Speedway. Here’s a funny story…Jim’s first business lesson was from the Director of Concessions who ordered Jim, “Don’t throw away the popcorn that doesn’t sell tonight. Put it in a trash bag and we’ll just mix it in with the fresh popcorn we make next week.” Of course, this is not a business lesson GROWTHco or Jim teaches to clients today!
Jim went with his parents to racetracks all around New England on most Wednesday nights, Thursday nights, Friday nights, Saturdays and Sundays!
He got to drive a race car once when he was just sixteen years old. It has always been a dream of his to someday get back behind the wheel. Then, life got busy. Family…Career…Bills to pay. The timing was never right. Until 2021.
GROWTHco is proud to sponsor the #66 Street Stock that Jim will be driving in 2021 at Stafford Motor Speedway in Stafford Springs, CT.
And throughout 2021, he and former NASCAR CUP SERIES Rookie-of-the-Year Ken Bouchard are planning to build a GROWTHco sponsored race car for Jim to drive in 2022.
GROWTHco is also proud to sponsor Ken’s #47 Whelan Modified Tour car that Kenny numbered in memory of his brother, Ron Bouchard. Ron was also a Rookie-of-the-Year winner in the NASCAR CUP SERIES. In fact, the Bouchards are the only brothers in history to have both won the award!
Come back to this page to see pictures of Jim’s dream coming true! Good luck, Jim!!
May 8, 2021: Car is ready to go! We welcome two GROWTHco clients, Tricann & All American Electrical Corporation as sponsors!
May 14, 2021: Jim’s first experience was an experience! In a non-competitive car, Jim kept up with the rest of the cars until the car could give no more. He also got to meet NASCAR Cup driver and past Modified division champion Ryan Preece.