Dumoulin Scores First Canadian Tire Triumph


BOWMANVILLE, Ontario – Louis-Philippe Dumoulin won the Pinty’s presents the Vortex Brake Pads 200 on Sunday in NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 action at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.

Dumoulin, out of Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, handled all comers on the 2.459-mile road course to pick up his first series career win. The 2011 series rookie of the year had a previous best finish of second last season in his hometown event – the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres.

Jeff Lapcevich finished second followed by Jason Hathaway in third. Defending series champion D.J. Kennington was fourth while Robin Buck came home in fifth.

Kerry Micks, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series regular Ty Dillon, Noel Dowler, Trevor Seibert and Brad Graham rounded out the top-10 finishers.

Pole sitter J.R. Fitzpatrick broke a drive shaft early on and finished 27th in the 28-car field.