JF Dumoulin back with his Quebec fans this weekend

june 28, 2018

NASCAR Pinty's Series: Third race - Oval Track - Autodrome Chaudière - June 30th, 2018

Jean-Francois Dumoulin's unshakeable tenacity and fortitude when faced with challenges or difficult situations are legendary stuff and were present right from the outset of his career. These qualities helped Jean-Francois Dumoulin build up a solid reputation as an endurance driver as well as a suspension specialist. He has naturally carried these skills over to the #04 Spectra Premium| Bernier Crépeau Chrysler Fiat | Groupe Bellemare | MIA team in the NASCAR Pinty's Series, on both road courses and on short oval tracks. Fortunately for all of us, Jean-Francois Dumoulin will be on track and display these qualities this coming Saturday at the Autodrome Chaudière (Vallée-Jonction, Québec).

"Our team has lived through a difficult period over the first two races, and we are now ready to show our potential" according to the driver of the #04 Spectra Premium | Bernier Crépeau Chrysler Fiat | Groupe Bellemare | MIA car. "We tested at the Autodrome Chaudière last week and put in some competitive times, quick enough to run with the leaders", added Jean-François Dumoulin, the driver and ambassador for the Spectra Premium brand.

Autodrome Chaudière

The NASCAR Pinty's Series visits several Canadian tracks that are modelled after famous United States short tracks. The Riverside International Speedway (Antigonish, Nouvelle-Écosse, 9th race - 18 August 2018) for example, is modelled after the legendary Bristol Motor Speedway (Bristol, Tennessee). Similarly, The Autodrome Chaudière, AKA "The Small Quebec Bristol," emulates the Bristol high banking (highest in Quebec) on a shorter (quarter mile) oval layout. As the pits are situated on the outside of the track and difficult to access in racing conditions, the race is run in two segments, with a complete stop of racing activities at the midway point. In addition, the cars are also allowed to pit under race conditions as required at any other time in the race.

Come see all of the action right in front of you next Saturday night at 8 pm.

The weekend schedule and the Race Central Live:

The race will be broadcast on TSN on Sunday July 8th at 1 pm. and on RDS on Tuesday July 17th at 10:30 pm.

Our Race Against Cancer Does Not Ease Up!

The "Grand défoulement à ma façon" Dumoulin Competition " fund-raising campaign in favour of the Quebec Cancer Foundation comes to Quebec for its first event of the 2018 season. Our goal is to repeat the highly successful event from 2017 and do our part in helping find a cure to this horrible disease that has an impact on half of Quebec residents. Your generosity is an essential part in this race to reach that all-important "Podium." To make a donation online:

The Dumoulin Corner: 49 years of history for you to relive

Our #2 Historic Moment was on the team Facebook site this past June 21… Did you see it? Return to the year 2000, a picture of Jean-François Dumoulin and Richard Spénard…a team that produced multiple racing success stories. Go to the team Facebook page for all the details:

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Summary - Highlights in Jean-François Dumoulin's career

  • First podium in the NASCAR Canadian Tire series on May 17, 2015 (3rd place - 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 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 the Molson Indy event in Ontario, Canada.