Vallée-Jonction (Québec, Canada), June 25, 2017 – The WeatherTech Canada / Bellemare Group #47 team finished in a spectacular third place earlier today on the quarter-mile high-banked oval of the Autodrome Chaudière. Veteran driver Louis-Philippe Dumoulin never relaxed, charging past those in front of him up to a fighting second place on lap 235, after starting from fifth spot on the grid. Along the way, LP had to recover from a lap-235 spin after a bump from a fellow driver. He also fought off hard challenges from the lap-299 restart to the finish on lap 310.
Third quickest during the earlier practice sessions, Louis-Philippe’s fifth-quickest time in qualifying had convinced him and the team that his car set-up made it a potential winner in race trim over the 310-lap race. Louis-Philippe Dumoulin was riding high after the race:
“I am very proud of what our team has accomplished. Their hard work gave me a winning car and we all realized this after qualifying. The race was hard fought and clean throughout, usually against two or three cars at the same time”, explain the driver of the WeatherTech Canada / Bellemare Group #47 car.
“We were in a position to win when I restarted from the outside lane on the last restart. I decided to go for the win rather than settle for a good points finish, and just missed out right at the chequered flag. We are fourth in the driver championship with 10 races to go, and right in there for a win and a strong run at the driver title.’’
The first podium of the season with the Spectra Premium NSCR100 radiator
A great day for Spectra Premium Motorsport and for Louis-Philippe Dumoulin and his team, who scored their first podium of 2017 in the NASCAR Pintys Series, the premier Stock Car racing series in Canada. Quite an accomplishment!
“It was a great day for the Spectra Premium Motosport and for Louis-Philippe Dumoulin, a podium finish in the highly competitive NASCAR Pinty’s Series is a real achievement. We designed and manufactured the Spectra Premium NSCR100 radiator and conducted on-track testing with the team during the off season, achieving a podium finish in only the third race of the year is truly a great accomplishment”, said Jason Best, Senior Vice-President, Spectra Premium. “At Spectra Premium we are all extremely proud and wish to congratulate Louis-Philippe Dumoulin for his great on-track performance and the WeatherTech Canada / Bellemare Group #47 crew for providing LP with a winning car; together this group is a true testament to teamwork, perseverance and trust.”
“THE RACE AGAINST CANCER”
?Sign the car of your choice and come romp with us!
The NASCAR Pinty’s race held today at Autodrome Chaudiere, launch the project for the Quebec Cancer Foundation (QCF). The response from the spectators and the teams was immediate, the trunk were covered with names and motivated encouragements as they were last year. Over $ 280.00 were collected, a great start towards equalling last years total of $ 13,611.75. This is obviously a great cause, as each 100 dollars collected pay for QCF one night stay in the foundations hotel. Come visit the team at one-day NASCAR Pinty’s race at ICAR, held on July 8, 2017 in Mirabel, Quebec.
· Race results at : http://hometracks.nascar.com/results/nps-chaudiere-62317-results
· The race will be broadcast on TSN (4 & 5) on Sunday, July 2 at 10:00 pm as well as on RDS on Sunday, July 9 at 2:30 pm.
“Passion – Performance – Partnerships”
WeatherTech Canada designs, develops and produces high quality, digitally custom fit automotive accessories; including FloorLiners, All-Weather Floor Mats, Cargo Liners, TechLiners and No-Drill Mudflaps. Engineers use the newest technology available to measure the geometric complexity of the vehicle ensuring a constantly perfect fit. WeatherTech… Where Technology and All Weather Protection meet! weathertech.ca
Groupe Bellemare: Competitive and dynamic, Thomas Bellemare’s innovative and growing family team is ready to take on any challenge. With support from senior members and a qualified team of managers, the third-generation Bellemares are reaching new heights. Built upon a solid past, the company moves forward with an exceptional team of experts and seeks a select group of clients. Our clients continue to benefit from our wide variety of services that target a large number of sectors. As a result, our visibility is constantly on the rise. Working with the Bellemare team has become a measure of success. Start off right by choosing a winning team! groupebellemare.com
WEBSITES / ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Meet Louis-Philippe Dumoulin at weathertech.ca
WeatherTech Canada : weathertech.ca/behindtech
Groupe Bellemare : groupebellemare.com
Autodrome Chaudière : autodromechaudiere.com
Circuit ICAR: icarexperience.ca
Quebec Cancer Foundation: cancerquebec.com
Dumoulin Compétition: dumoulincompetition.com
NASCAR Pinty’s Series: hometracks.nascar.com/series/pintys-series
Twitter: @DumoulinDC / @jf_dumoulin / @DumoulinLP
Instagram : @dumoulincompetition
Jessica Ménard, Ph.D., Les Équipes Caissie-Ménard inc.,
firstname.lastname@example.org, 819 448-6514 (voicemail)
Paul Corbeil, Certified Agent, PARAPHE sports-management, 819 696-2768 (voicemail)