Jean-François Dumoulin on track at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

may 16, 2019

NASCAR Pinty's Series - Road Circuit - Clarington 200 - Victoria Day Speedfest

The new business offerings from Dumoulin Competition for 2019 herald a very busy and exciting season for Jean-Francois Dumoulin, the man at the centre of this exciting new season. Thrilled about getting back behind the wheel at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park road course (Bowanville, Ontario), the Spectra Premium ambassador is aiming for at least a podium finish at the opening of the NASCAR Pinty's Series 2019 season. In addition to running Jean-François Dumoulin and the team #04 Spectra Premium | Groupe Bellemare | Trois-Rivières Mitsubishi | MIA | Bernier Crépeau Chrysler Fiat, Dumoulin Competition team will also be running Jean-Frédéric Laberge in car #91, adding to Jean-François Dumoulin's workload as General Manager of the Dumoulin Competition organization.

"We are really looking forward to the start of the season," says Jean-François Dumoulin. "We finished on the podium at CTMP last year and with the improvements made to the car over the winter and the successful testing earlier this month, we are confident we will go up a significant notch in performance this year. When pit stops play a role in the race strategy, it's always more fun for the whole team #04 Spectra Premium | Groupe Bellemare | Trois-Rivières Mitsubishi | MIA | Bernier Crépeau Chrysler Fiat, even more so as we will run a new tire this year. This change alone will certainly affect some aspects of the race strategy.

"50 Years at the Wheel," a commitment to help the next generation, and new responsibilities for Dumoulin Competition

A May 4th ceremony paid tribute to the Dumoulin family for their 50 years of passion and hard racing, dating back to 1969 with the first laps by Patriarch Richard Dumoulin. During the celebrations, Dumoulin Competition announced its new initiative directed towards the next generation in motor sport: the "Dumoulin Competition Partners in Driver Development" trophy in the Mini Sportsman Quebec series. Dumoulin Competition also announced a new talent development program in partnership with Festidrag Development principals Karine Albert and Martin D'Anjou.

Dumoulin Competition will prepare the cars for two new Pinty's drivers this year: Jean-Frédéric Laberge (For the four road course events) and Raphael Lessard (For the oval track race at Autodrome Chaudiere). "We made some important changes to the cars over the winter and we are readier and more confident than ever. In our early years, we had to buy cars from different suppliers and the parts were not interchangeable, and had to be modified to be used in the different cars. Today, with our own in-house chassis, our parts fit any car, making the car ergonomics fit any driver more easily and simplifying set-up and suspension changes according to the driver's style and pace,'' added Robin McCluskey, Crew Chief and car builder.

"We have confidence in the Dumoulin Competition crews for the preparation and trackside work over the race weekends. We are determined to succeed in this new business offering," said Jean-François Dumoulin.

Sign the car of your choice
"The race against cancer" continues

Following the success of its fundraising over the past three years, Dumoulin Competition is renewing its commitment to a cause close to our hearts: "le Grand défoulement à ma façon de la Fondation québécoise du cancer." The Dumoulin brothers once again invite fans to sign their race car trunk lids at every NASCAR Pinty's Series race and support the race against cancer. To contribute online, go to: The race against cancer

"The Dumoulin Corner" exhibit at the Gilles-Villeneuve Museum

On May 8th, 2018, the brothers Jean-François and Louis-Philippe Dumoulin proudly unveiled "The Dumoulin Corner" (L'Espace Dumoulin), an exhibit at the Gilles-Villeneuve Museum as part of the "50 Years at the Wheel" celebrations. Those who missed the exhibition last year can see it this year, along with the creations of Luc Pilon, who inspired the "50 Years" logo.

"Passion - Performance - Partnerships"

Photo : Gilles Tremblay


Spectra Premium Industries is a privately held company headquartered in Boucherville, Quebec, Canada. Spectra PremiumTM is a team of more than 1,300 dedicated employees that specializes in automotive parts design, manufacturing and distribution for heating & cooling, fuel delivery, ignition and engine management, climate control and undercar. The Company owns and operates four manufacturing plants and 18 warehouses. With its distribution networks in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Europe, and its unparalleled customer and after sales service, Spectra PremiumTM is the automobile manufacturers', auto technicians' and handymen's choice for reliable, quality parts and automotive systems. Trust your vehicle to Spectra PremiumTM (

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! (

Trois-Rivières Mitsubishi is proud to be one of the first Mitsubishi dealers in Canada (opening in 2002). The commitment from Mitsubishi is defined by the quality, reliability and durability of its vehicles, notably with their 10-year warranty, the best in the industry! Pride, integrity and respect are the values of the Trois-Rivières Mitsubishi team (

MIA - Motorsports In Action: With over 50 years of combined Motorsport experience, MIA is making a name for itself in the industry in "La Belle Province". Being trackside, situated at Autodrome St-Eustache, gives our clients "real time" results, testing their vehicles. One stop shopping is our strength, from high-end mechanics, exotic automotive maintenance, complete race car building and design to prestige paint and meticulous detailing. "Leave it, then enjoy it!" (

Bernier Crepeau Chrysler Fiat: With 25 years of experience, the family business has built an enviable reputation in the field of vehicle acquisition. If the future of this company is linked to the loyalty of its customers, it is also held by the reliability and strong communication of its team. This team is at your disposal, ready to listen to you, to hear you. Passion, care, and determination. A team willing to go the extra mile, with its ears wide open (

Dumoulin Competition
Jean-François and Louis-Philippe Dumoulin founded the Dumoulin Competition Race Team in 2009. Working with financial, marketing, logistics and sports management experts, they built up a solid business structure. Dumoulin Competition prepares its on race cars in-house since 2016. Their motto: "Passion - Performance - Partnerships" expresses their will to perform on the track and offer their partners maximum visibility and profitability in return for their commitment. Their vision: To become Canada's leader in motorsports through track performance, entrepreneurial and human values (

Historic - High-Performance Radiators


  • Initial design of the radiator, together with the Dumoulin Competition


  • Initial on track testing in Sebring (FL) with Jean-Francois Dumoulin and Dumoulin Competition team members
  • First complete season in the NASCAR Pinty's Series with two cars from Dumoulin Competition (3 podium, 11 Top-5 and 22 Top-10 finishes)
  • A second driver, Alexandre Tagliani, switches to Spectra Premium radiator


  • Development of new radiator models and launch of the APC series
  • First win for the radiator in the Pinty's Series, by driver Louis-Philippe Dumoulin
  • Drivers Larry Jackson and Alex Labbé switch to the Spectra Premium radiator
  • Driver Louis-Philippe Dumoulin wins the NASCAR Pinty's Series Championship
  • Spectra Premium high -performance radiator scores 5 wins, 16 podium finishes, 20 Top-5s
  • First race in the NASCAR Whelen Euro Cup Series with Jean-Francois Dumoulin
  • Radiator approved by NASCAR for the Xfinity Series and the Gander Outdoors Truck Series

Summary - Highlights in Jean-François Dumoulin's career

  • 2018 Season - NASCAR Pinty's Series one podium, three top-5 & five top-10 on 10 races. First championship with cars entirely prepared by Dumoulin Competition;
  • First podium in the NASCAR Canadian Tire series on May 17, 2015 (3rdplace - Canadian Tire Motorsport Park);
  • NASCAR Pinty's Series Championship since 2015;
  • 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 driversever 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 the Molson Indy event in Ontario, Canada.


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