june 18, 2019

Vallée-Jonction (Quebec, Canada) - June 18, 2019. Raphael Lessard and Dumoulin Competition unveiled the colours of the #07 Sociétés Louis Jacques | FRL Express car at Autodrome Chaudière this morning. The driver and his team used the remainder of the day as an extended test session to develop optimal suspension settings for the track conditions and for Raphael Lessard's driving style. Overall, it was a very productive day: the successful unveiling of the new colours, predictable and efficient handling, optimized settings we know how to work with, comfortable seat, and quick lap times.

Several family members, investors, friends and racing enthusiasts attended the event and everyone there saw the high level of preparation of the car, and how well it worked on the tight track with its high-banked corners.

"I am happy with this first outing. The settings are good, and we will continue to improve them during the day. We are close to the track record with old tires. What a great day! " mentioned the driver of the car #07 Sociétés Louis Jacques | FRL Express.

"We had a good day. The tests are paying off, especially with Raphael's maturity and his ability to communicate well with the team," says Jean-Francois Dumoulin, co-owner of the team.

Raphael Lessard raced in different series on this circuit

  • 2013 Sport Compact Amateur (Honda Civic - 1st victory on his birthday at 12 years old)
  • 2013 two races including a victory in Sport Compact Elite (Honda Civic)
  • 2014 Sport Compact Elite and Sportsman Quebec
  • 2015 two PASS Series races (Super Late Model)
  • 2017 Limited Series track record (Camaro) during track tests.
  • 2018 Bacon Bowl ACT (Late Model)

Read the complete press release here.

Photo Credit: MC Levasseur

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