PATRICK DEMPSEY NEWS

Dempsey confirms part-time TUDOR schedule in addition to FIA WEC in 2015

Patrick Dempsey will continue in the Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup rounds for 2015, as he has announced a partnership with Wright Motorsports. The team will be known as Dempsey/Wright Motorsports and see Dempsey, Madison Snow, Jan Heylen and a fourth driver (to be determined) compete in the four longest rounds of the 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season....
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

FIA WEC: Dempsey, Long To Contest World Tour In 2015

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Just hours after Extreme Speed Motorsports revealed their plans to join the FIA World Endurance Championship’s LMP2 prototype division, another American team has released its plans to also make the move across the Atlantic and into the GTE-Amateur class. Famous actor and semi-professional driver Patrick Dempsey will team up with the German-based Proton Competition...
Via Rubbings Racing
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Patrick Dempsey set for FIA WEC program in 2015

After seven seasons of racing nearly exclusively in North America, Patrick Dempsey will take on a new challenge next year, as the Hollywood actor/racer is set for a full-season effort in the FIA World Endurance Championship. Dempsey and American Porsche factory pilot Patrick Long will be among the drivers in a Dempsey Proton Racing Porsche 911 RSR that will compete in the GTE-Am...
Via Fox Sports
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

TUSCC: Magnus Racing Likely To Return To United SportsCar Next Season

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Despite persistent reports of dwindling numbers in the GT Daytona division, which was the largest division in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship in 2014, another regular runner appears to have backed off its initial interest to leave for different waters in 2015. Magnus Racing, who claimed victory at this year’s 12 Hours of Sebring has all but confirmed...
Via Rubbings Racing
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Benitez Edges Lewis In Thriller At Road Atlanta; Seven Points Separate Top Three Entering Finale

Three drivers. Seven points. One race.  That's the championship equation with 45 minutes of competition remaining this season in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama after Angel Benitez Jr. won Round 15 on Thursday, Oct. 2 at Road Atlanta.  Benitez, from Valencia, Venezuela, kept his title hopes alive with his series-leading fifth victory of the season in the No....
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
October 03, 2014  |  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

Major League 2: Loving A Bad Movie

There are certain movies that a film-addict simply can’t avoid. They may be bad but I watch them anyway. Any romantic comedy from the 80’s. A Transformers flick on FX. Loverboy with Patrick Dempsey. They aren’t good cinema, but I watch because somehow, the interest level is there. I like to think of it as [...]
Via The Cardinal Conclave
September 23, 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 AP on Fox
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Teenager Lazare Holds Off Thompson For First Series Win At Home In Canada

Canadian teenager Jesse Lazare parried intense pressure from championship leader Colin Thompson over the closing laps to earn his first career Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama victory Saturday at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.    Lazare, 17, from Montreal, outran Thompson to the line by .173 of a second in the No. 31 Door Doctor/Moorespeed Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Urry powers away from field for first victory of the season in Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge at CTMP

Sloan Urry drove away from the field Friday at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park to earn his first victory of the season in Round 9 of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama. Urry, from Park City, Utah, beat championship leader Colin Thompson to the checkered flag by 12.966 seconds on the 10-turn, 2.459-mile circuit. It was the largest margin of victory this season in the...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

U.S. vs. Portugal: Glorious Futility

So, World Cup. After falling behind early on a defensive mistake, then failing to get the tying goal for the rest of the first half, the U.S. stormed back behind a great power kick goal from outside the box by Jermaine Jones, then a go-ahead tally by Patrick Dempsey. On the literally last play of the game in stoppage time, Portugal star Christian Renaldo had his only good moment...
Via Five Tool Tool
June 22, 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 AP on Fox
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 AP on Fox
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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