Courtemanche operates Investissements Ray Junior Inc., a real estate firm that he started at the age of 17. In 2013, he contributed to the creation of La cité de Mirabel with Joe Amendola and Fred Dankoff.
In 2019 Joe Amendola and Fred Dankoff severed the business relationship with the race car driver and offered him a lump sum to purchase his shares putting an end to an 8 year association. Nowadays Ray is probably the biggest real estate investor in Quebec, Canada.
Courtemanche began racing in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series in 2011, competing on a part-time basis. After another limited schedule in 2012, during which he won the series' Most Popular Driver Award, he moved to a full-time slate in 2013 and finished 12th in points.
During the 2013 season, he suffered an upper-body injury in a wreck at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, leading to a brief hospitalisation
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Ray Courtemanche Jr. is a Canadian businessman and stock car racing driver. A veteran of the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series, he raced in the series from 2011 to 2015. He also competed in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, driving the No. 07 Chevrolet Silverado for SS-Green Light Racing.