A SUCCESS: FROM THE STARTING GRID TO THE PODIUM! The Dumoulin Compétition Great Romp- "A signature for a donation"

september 20, 2016

Last night was the conclusion to our participation in the Dumoulin Compétition Great Romp against cancer- “A signature for a donation” for the Quebec Cancer Foundation fundraiser at La Maison de débauche par le Carlito. Nearly 85 people joined us for the cause, and made the night a resounding success. Adding up the donations with signatures since July 2nd ($4,140), the donation made by the employees of Groupe Somavrac ($3.000), as well as from the happy hour waiters for a night event ($6,471.75), the total amount reaches $13,611.75.


The waiters for a night happy hour event took place under the theme of “passion, performance, and partnerships.” Everyone was present for the cause, and also to bring closure to the 2016 season in a friendly tone. André Beauchesne, development agent for the Quebec Cancer Foundation, was the spotter for the night, while Michel Lebrun, lawyer was able to skillfully and humorously deploy an efficient pit stop strategy to raise the auctioning of items. This team synergy brought us to a great victory.

THE RACE for TIPS: and the winner is…?

Jean-François and Louis-Philippe Dumoulin were challenged to collect as much tip as possible between 5 and 7 PM. Jean-François Dumoulin was thewinner with a total of $395 given directly to the Quebec Cancer Foundation. (Louis-Philippe raised $271.75).

“It was fun to chat with everyone yesterday. We'd like to sincerely thank every single person who showed up last night, and everyone who joined the movement for the cause. Every year, we join a cause and wish to pursue this effort with the population, because if we all work together, as a team, much like in racing- we can win,” share the Dumoulin Brothers.

“A great complicity was developed between the Quebec Cancer Foundation and Dumoulin Compétition. In the name of all cancer victims who will be calling us for comfort on a daily basis, I thank you. The funds raised will insure the maintenance and accessibility of our housing, information, and accompanying services. It was also an exceptional tribune for our foundation,” says Luce Girard, director of the Quebec Cancer Foundation, Centre Régional et Hôtellerie de la Mauricie.

Items for auction

  • Two (2) Dumoulin Compétition car trunks ($900)
  • A pair of VIP tickets for the 2017 edition of Trois-Rivières en Blues ($400)
  • Two GP3R/Carlito wine bottles autographed by Jean-François and Louis-Philippe Dumoulin ($150)
  • Andrew Ranger Academy package ($260)
  • A pair of paddock tickets (weekend of your choice) for the 2017 edition of the Trois-Rivières Grand Prix ($175)
  • A copy of The Car Guide 2017 autographed by journalists ($175)
  • Teeth whitening package and full exam at Lemay Charest Dental Centre ($400)
  • Floorliners mat package for all types of vehicles offered by WeatherTech Canada ($505)
  • The hood of Louis-Philippe Dumoulin's car, autographed by participants of the waiter for a night happy hour event ($1 300)

Total : $4,265.00

It is with the same generosity and enthusiasm that the partners featured on the cars have accepted to join the cause. THANK YOU to each of you.

Family, friends, partners, supporters, and the media, you believed with us. Together, anything is possible! Every gesture makes a difference. THANK YOU for being “passion, performance and partnerships”, and for fostering this excitement surrounding the Quebec Cancer Foundation.

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Summary – Highlights in Louis-Philippe Dumoulin's career

  • In 2015, he finishes the NASCAR Pinty's championship in fourth place (2 podiums and six top-5s in eleven events.)
  • 2014 champion of the NASCAR Pinty's series: 5 podiums and 2 victories, as well as 9 top-5s in eleven events. It is the first time that a team made up entirely of Quebecers wins this championship.  (Prep. team: King Autosport, managed by Martin Roy).
  • Won the Gilles Villeneuve Trophy in 2014 and 2001. This trophy symbolizes the fighting spirit and on-track excellence of a Quebec-native driver throughout the season that just ended. It is the first time that a recipient of the Trophy wins it twice throughout their career.
  • Won, in 2013, the only Ontarian event to this day made up of an all-Quebecer podium (Canadian Tire Motorsport Park – NCATS series);
  • The only Canadian who climbed on the podium in 2012 during the prestigious event of the 12 hours of Sebring (2nd place - American Le Mans Series - GT3 Cup – WeatherTech Racing Team);
  • Won the title of rookie of the year in 2011 in the NASCAR Canadian Tire series despite having only participated in 8 races out of 13 (scoring four top-10s and two top-5s);
  • Crowned Canadian champion in Formula Ford 1600 in 2002;
  • He still owns the record in Formule Ford 1600 for the highest amount of victories and pole positions in one season (2002).


  • First podium in the NASCAR Canadian Tire series on May 17, 2015 (3rd place – Canadian Tire Motorsport Park)
  • The first Quebec-born driver to win twice the Rolex 24 in Daytona; 2004 (SGS and 2007 (GT).
  • Caught the attention of the renowned Player's Driver Development Program scout (Formula Ford and Formula Atlantic), became one of the youngest drivers ever to be recruited, and was touted as a strong contender for the championship title in Formula Ford (1996 and 1997 seasons).
  • Champion of the Grand-Am Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge GS, USA in 2003 (9 podiums).
  • Champion of the Grand-Am Continental Tire Sport Car Challenge ST, USA in 2002 (5 podiums).
  • In Montreal's 2009 edition of Nascar Nationwide, he finished his first race in 7th position aboard a badly damaged car and won the hearts of numerous fans and reporters.
  • In 2000, he was the Motorola Cup Series Vice-Champion, during a season that included a 1st place podium finish after having begun the race in 52nd position at theMolson Indy event in Ontario, Canada.