A total of $116,041 was raised in 7 editions.
Louis-Philippe Dumoulin reviewed his 2022 season on November 24. At the launch of the seventh edition of Dumoulin Competition’s “Race Against Cancer“, the team had no idea that all records would be broken. The goal of the season was toreach $100, 000 in donations to the Quebec Cancer Foundation. Thanks to the faithful mobilization of individuals, businesses and organizations who have been “present” since the beginning,, a record amount of $24,144 was was raised this year, for a grand total of $116,041 in seven editions (2016-2022). (2016–2022).
“An impressive amount of money has been raised over the years, it’s a “Wow!” all the way around. When we first got involved, we had no idea it would grow to this size and that so many people would join us in the cause. To see that, all together, with donations of all kinds, we have exceeded our goal is wonderful! Thank you all for your generosity. Again this year, we lost friends Jean Beauchesne and Claudette Renaud, and others are facing cancer right now, like Bernard Pilon, a member of our team. It’s so hard! These people and their loved ones still need support to get through this disease,” say Jean-François and Louis-Philippe Dumoulin.
Luce Girard, Director, Centre régional et Hôtellerie de la Mauricie, underlined the generosity of Dumoulin Compétition and of those who join the movement every year. “Once again, the Dumoulin brothers and their collaborators have shown immense generosity. Over the past 7 years, their mobilization, creativity and involvement have raised over $110,000 for Quebecers affected by cancer. Thanks to their contribution, the Quebec Cancer Foundation continues its mission to offer support, kindness and comfort to thousands of people affected by cancer and their loved ones.”
Several individual donations were made, either directly on the platform or by signing the trunks of Jean–François and Louis–Philippe Dumoulin’s cars at the various circuits.
In parallel, fundraising activities also took place. A total of $15,720 was raised through the efforts of several partners: Guy Brousseau and the restaurant Les Contrebandiers in Trois-Rivières, Groupe Somavrac, K–DOGS, Edmonton International Raceway and several NASCAR Pinty’s Series teams, Dumoulin Competition and finally, Sylvain Bernier and his partners “La Classique des 6 heures de Silverstone“.
Review of the 2022 season
Despite the changes to come (new team leader, new tracks), Louis–Philippe Dumoulin and the team #47 WeatherTech Canada | Groupe Bellemare had a positive outlook on the 2022 season: “The 2022 season did not live up to the potential we had, especially with a cascade of events, coupled with incidents sometimes beyond our control,” said the three-time series champion. “However, we performed well on track, standing out in the lead pack regularly throughout the season, fastest lap, pole position and podium”.