Patrick Dempsey To Race At Le Mans
Dempsey will race with co-drivers Don Kitch Jr. and 2008 Gran Am Koni Challenge Champion Joe Foster under the team name Team Seattle in the 24 Hours of Le Mans race. Their Ferrari F430 GT race car will be prepared by Advanced Engineering. Team Seattle raises support for Seattle's Children's Hospital. The race is test of skill and endurance in which has bested many of the world's top drivers. An article on Wired questions where Dempsey falls on the spectrum of celebrity race drivers. Is he the accomplished Paul Newman type or a mere dilettante? A good showing at Le Mans could establish Dempsey as a serious racer.