Trois-Rivières, QC – Under the esteem filled gazes of the Grand Prix of Trois-Rivieres’ dedicated fans, Louis-Philippe Dumoulin will participate in the fourth road circuit event in the 2012 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series season behind the wheel of the n°47 WeatherTech Canada/Bellemare Dodge.
With a season consisting of two top-5’s and three top-10 finishes, the Trois-Rivieres native will defend his colors, with the thirteen years of experience and acquired knowledge on the circuit that has seen him evolve, but above it all accumulate points for the championship.
The 2011 GP3R race took place in the pouring rain. After leading for five laps, Louis-Philippe Dumoulin crossed the finish line with a top-5. This year the Trois-Rivieres born driver aims for a podium.
« Without the GP3R I would not be where I am today with my career. Being on the track at Trois-Rivieres has always been a very significant moment and this is an excellent timing to get a podium », shares with emotion the Dumoulin that has participated in all of the GP3R editions since 1998.
WeatherTech Canada and Groupe Bellemare are onboard for the GP3R
In collaboration with WeatherTech Canada and Groupe Bellemare the 2011 Rookie of the Year Champion is participating in all events of the 2012 season. For many years Groupe Bellemare has been a chosen partner for Dumoulin Competition.
The concretization of the partnership with WeatherTech Canada, allows Louis-Philippe Dumoulin to perform and position himself in the championship, finding himself in a professional context where the visions, convictions and values of the enterprise are synonymous to his.
« It is with ease that I convey the name WeatherTech.ca, not only do they provide high quality products but more so they are like a family to me. I am proud to be part of the team and spokes person for this renowned international company », explains Louis-Philippe Dumoulin with enthusiasm.
Tony Page, president of WeatherTech Canada, underlines the management teams’ satisfaction with Louis-Philippe Dumoulins’ performances on and off track: « As we reach the halfway point of the season for the series, we at WeatherTech Canada can honestly say we are proud to be a sponsor of the #47 Dumoulin car. The team has put forth a great effort and always represents WeatherTech Canada very well. Thank you to LP for his skilful driving on the track and his personable manner with all the fans. »
The GP3R : A history with roots and partnerships
The team can count on the unconditional support of their partners, family, friends, media and fans. Their encouragement allows the Dumoulin brothers to realize their passion. Their infatuation with this unique event is rooted with satisfaction, souvenirs and emotions. Called to travel to numerous tracks across North America, the two drivers and professional driving instructors rejoice year after year to have the opportunity to participate in this event, on the streets of Trois-Rivieres.
Louis-Philippe Dumoulin will be behind the wheel of the n°47 WeatherTech Canada/Bellemare to participate in The www.juliawine.com 100 GP3R main event.
• Saturday August 4th: Practice and qualifying at 11:00 am and 5:15 pm respectively.
• Sunday August 5th : Race start at 3:30 pm
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Websites and additional Information:
• Meet Louis-Philippe Dumoulin on www.weathertech.ca • WeatherTech Canada : www.weathertech.ca/behindtech • Groupe Bellemare : www.groupebellemare.com/ • Somavrac : www.prommel.com/fr/entreprise/somavrac
• GP3R : www.gp3r.com
• NASCAR Canadian Tire Series : http://hometracks.nascar.com/series/canadian_tire_series
• Lap-by-lap : http://hometracks.nascar.com/node/8100