PATRICK DEMPSEY RUMORS

American actor Dempsey finishes 2nd in Le Mans amateur race

LE MANS, France (AP) Actor Patrick Dempsey finally got on the podium at the 24 Hours Le Mans endurance race, finishing second in the GTE Amateur category on Sunday. The 49-year-old American, a long-time star of ''Grey's Anatomy,'' was one of three drivers in the Dempsey-Proton Porsche 911 RSR team. They finished behind the winning Ferrari. Dempsey is a huge motorsports fan and was...
Via Associated Press
June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

McDream come true: Dempsey gets first podium finish at Le Mans

After leaving Grey’s Anatomy, actor Patrick Dempsey continued his strong 2015 sports car racing career with his first podium finish at the 24 Hours of Le Mans on Sunday. It was Dempsey’s first podium finish in his fourth attempt at the race. The 49-year-old has been racing for his Dempsey Racing team in the TUDOR United Sports Car Series and FIA WEC series in 2015, scoring a...
Via FOX Sports
June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Patrick Dempsey to wave green flag for Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS – After leaving a successful acting career as the star of Grey’s Anatomy to focus more on his impressive sports car racing career as a driver and team owner, Patrick Dempsey has the honor of waving the green flag to start Sunday’s 99th Indianapolis 500. The Maine native knows his way around motorsports and has competed at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway - he drove...
Via FOX Sports
May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Patrick Dempsey will not race 12 Hours of Sebring

Patrick Dempsey will miss the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring due to a last-minute filming commitment, Sportscar365 has confirmed. Dempsey was due to share the No. 58 Wright Motorsports Porsche 911 GT America with Jan Heylen and Madison Snow. Emilio Valverde, another Bronze-rated driver, will fill in for the actor/driver this week. Valverde has one past TUDOR Championship start,...
Via FOX Sports
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Patrick Dempsey set for new challenges in 2015

Patrick Dempsey’s 2015 racing calendar will be a busy one, with a full FIA World Endurance Championship schedule and the Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup rounds of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship on his plate. The thing that isn’t on his plate as it was for the last decade, either as Hyper Sport Engineering or later as Dempsey Racing as its own entity in partnership...
Via FOX Sports
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Patrick Dempsey returns to the Rolex 24 at Daytona with new parters, car

John Wright has teamed up with Patrick Dempsey for the 2015 Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup. Wright Motorsports will field the No. 58 Porsche 911 GT America with Madison Snow and Jan Heylen for the full season, and will compete under the Dempsey/Wright Motorsports banner at Daytona with Dempsey and Phillip Eng completing the lineup. Wright has been busy behind the scenes...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Patrick Dempsey Really a Racecar Driver?

Sports Given the actor's recent success racing his Porsche, it might be time to quit that day job.
Via maxim.com
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Top TV doc Dempsey makes name in sports-car racing

Patrick Dempsey's character in ''Can't Buy Me Love'' spent all summer mowing lawns to save up for a telescope. Dempsey didn't need the science instrument to set his sights on the object he really wanted: a Porsche 356. With his first paycheck from the 1980s teen flick, Dempsey didn't go for any old beater, he went big and bought the classic 1963 Porsche. And it wasn't something he...
Via Associated Press
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Actor Patrick Dempsey's team selected for 24 Hours of Le Mans

Actor Patrick Dempsey's racing team has been selected to compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Dempsey Racing said Sunday that its Porsche 911 GT3 RSR was accepted Thursday by Automobile Club de l'Ouest's selection committee to run in the GTE-Am class in the June race. The team was fourth last year. ''We are honored to have been invited back to Le Mans, it is an amazing, larger than...
Via Associated Press
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Dempsey's team selected for 24 Hours of Le Mans

Actor Patrick Dempsey's racing team has been selected to compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Dempsey Racing said Sunday that its Porsche 911 GT3 RSR was accepted Thursday by Automobile Club de l'Ouest's selection committee to run in the GTE-Am class in the June race. The team was fourth last year. ''We are honored to have been invited back to Le Mans, it is an amazing, larger than...
Via Associated Press
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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