Patrick Dempsey has come close to making the full transition from famous actor to racer. All he needs to do is start selling snacks and he can pull the full Paul Newman. In this clip from Jalopnik superfriend Spike Feresten’s Car Matchmaker (Tonight on Esqure at 9 pm EST) we see Dempsey giving out driving tips in a…
Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps is wet and cold this weekend, but that’s not stopping the World Endurance Championship from racing. Here’s one of Patrick Dempsey’s laps in the Dempsey-Proton Racing Porsche 911 RSR, complete with cars kicking up blindingly huge crazy rooster tails of spray.
The Porsche 919 wasn't around at VW's private party, but Dempsey won the celebrity fancy suit showdown with ease. Meanwhile, I had a Carlsberg for dinner.
Patrick Dempsey's documentary Racing Le Mans just finished airing on Velocity. It was a pretty good watch. But now he wants to know what you want to see from additional episodes.
We all know Patrick Dempsey as McDreamy, obviously. But did you know that he also dabbles in auto racing? He does! And he wants to answer your questions. Fire away.
Let's begin this post by acknowledging that I Am Never, Ever Wrong. That being said, I was maybe a wee bit too harsh on Patrick Dempsey and Porsche when they were promoting their bid in the run-up to Le Mans, saying they had sucked the fun out of racing. Well guess what, McDreamy fans. The fun is back.
This weekend there was a race in the small French city of Le Mans, featuring some of the greatest racing drivers from all over the world. But for France itself there was one man alone who stood on the shoulders of racing giants before him: Patrick Dempsey. Also known as "McDreamy."
Porsche has been doing a lot to promote its newest racing driver, sometimes-actor and team owner Patrick Dempsey. Dempsey actually plans on racing at Le Mans next week, as he did in 2009, and to help give him a boost Porsche made him this nice little video.
Patrick Dempsey is your racing savior. The actor-turned-driver's team will campaign a Skyactiv diesel-powered LMP2 car in the 24 Hours Of Le Mans next year. Not only will this bring the famous automaker back to the place of its greatest motorsports victory, it'll help break Nissan's stranglehold on the LMP2 category.
The Mazda RX-8 of Dempsey Racing has a moment during the 24 Hours of Daytona. While team namesake Patrick Dempsey (SPOILER) scored a third-place GT finish, the #41 car finished 10th in the class. Photo:AP
Racers at this weekend's 25 Hours Of Thunderhill will need special shades lest they be blinded by the stars in reasonably-priced Mazda race cars: The Fast and the Furious anchor Paul Walker, and Grey's Anatomy dude Patrick Dempsey. [Willows-Journal.Com]
Patrick Dempsey's finest hour as an actor may not have been playing Mike Damone on the short-lived TV version of "Fast Times at Ridgemont High." Likewise, it probably wasn't playing the randy teen gigolo Randy Bodek in the Movie "Loverboy," in which he both bedded Barbara Carrera and fled from angry husband Vic…