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Patrick Dempsey Racing – 24 Hours of Le Mans 2015 Drivers Parade

Signature of Patrick Dempsey and his teammates at the test day for 24 Hours of Le Mans 2015.

Patrick Dempsey Racing

 24 Hours of Le Mans 2015

 Drivers Parade

The star of the television series “Grey’s Anatomy” an American actor Patrick Dempsey known not only for his acting talent but also his passion for collecting vintage and sports cars, which eventually led him to the world of motorsport. At present, he created a racing team Patrick Dempsey Racing, which takes part in the annual endurance races

In 2004, Patrick decided to try himself as a racing driver. After several years of participating in various semi-professional races, in 2009 Patrick made his first appearance in the race 24 Hours of Le Mans, in the amateur GT2 class, where his team finished in ninth place. After that, his team Patrick Dempsey Racing performed at Le Mans in 2013 – the fourth in class and 29th overall, and in 2014 – the fifth in class and 24th place overall. The most successful for Patrick Dempsey Racing today is his fourth appearance at Le Mans 2015, where Patrick and his team finished second in the class GTE Am class and 22nd place overall. What allowed them, with great enthusiasm of the public, climb on the podium of the Circuit de la Sarthe. (Leading in this class Aston Martin descended from the track, because of an accident in the last hour of the race, the first place went to the Russian crew on the Ferrari 458 of SMP Racing team.)

Patrick Dempsey Video

24H LeMans 2015

Patrick has a warm welcome from spectators and lovers of racing in the traditional parade of the pilots conducting the Friday before the race on the streets of the city. Video with the star and autograph for fans.

For today, Patrick Dempsey’s run in the race 2016 is questionable. According to journalists, this year Patrick wanted to concentrate on his acting career and spend more time with his children.

The deadline for participation in the race had expired on 25 January. The full list of participants  24 Hours of Le Mans 2016 will be officially published in February.

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