The 49th Trois-Rivières Grand Prix was crowned with success for the Dumoulin brothers as Louis Philippe edged into second place.

It was also a success for "The Race Against Cancer”. The team collected $4,100 from the fans in Trois-Rivières, thanks particularly to a $3,100 contribution by Martin D'Anjou of Festidrag.tv.

The Dumoulin brothers renewed their commitment to the Quebec Cancer Foundation this year by launching the third version of the Grand défoulement à ma façon, as they did so generously in 2016 and 2017.

And the two pilots hit on a very original way to raise funds: by inviting fans to sign the trunk of their car in exchange for a donation at each of their participations in the NASCAR's Pinty series that is being held all across Canada. A variety of other fundraising activities held throughout the season also contributed to the success of the event.

This year, Prime Minister Philippe Couillard also stopped by to sign the Dumoulin brothers’ car as part of the Grand défoulement campaign, as did the Director General of the Quebec Cancer Foundation, Marco Décelles.

Louis-Philippe and Jean-François Dumoulin, who have both been deeply affected by cancer, say they are happy to be associated with the Quebec Cancer Foundation. "It’s a disease that can occur at any age. The Quebec Cancer Foundation’s values are very close to our hearts. We have to do everything we can to help people through these painful times,” the Dumoulin brothers said. "We also want to raise awareness, because if we work together as closely as a racing team, we can win," Louis Philippe declared.

All the donations collected during this new campaign will once more be donated to the Quebec Cancer Foundation.

Both drivers hope that Quebecers will continue to show their generosity and solidarity towards those living with cancer and their loved ones. They invite all their fans to show their support to everyone who has experienced this ordeal.

To make a donation online, just go to: lacoursecontrelecancer.ca

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