Top Stories

Patrick Dempsey Discusses the Prospect of Taking Up Car Racing Full Time

Patrick Dempsey Discusses the Prospect of Taking Up Car Racing Full Time

Patrick Dempsey takes a sip of smoothie after making a stop at a grocery store on Wednesday (July 30) in Los Angeles.

The 48-year-old Grey’s Anatomy actor recently discussed the prospect of taking on car racing full time.

“I think the level that I’m racing at, it needs a full commitment, and on the physical level you need to train properly. You need to be in the car….You need to be training all the time at this level,” Patrick told the New York Times. “It’s becoming a job now, but a job that I love. It’s a passion. It’s a different thing to do. I think it depends — like in acting — what the material is and who the director is, if it’s someone who’s going to bring something out of me. It’s like an engineer: With some engineers you have a chemistry that allows you to find something in yourself that gets that little bit more speed out of the car — and the same goes for a director. And with a car, if you’re in a Porsche you’re driving differently. If you’re in a movie with a Quentin Tarantino or someone like that, there’s material there that equates itself to an automobile: One car runs faster, one movie does better.”

FYI: Patrick is wearing Levi’s jeans.

10+ pictures inside of Patrick Dempsey grabbing a smoothie…

Like Just Jared on Facebook
patrick dempsey discusses the prospect of taking on racing full time 01
patrick dempsey discusses the prospect of taking on racing full time 02
patrick dempsey discusses the prospect of taking on racing full time 03
patrick dempsey discusses the prospect of taking on racing full time 04
patrick dempsey discusses the prospect of taking on racing full time 05
patrick dempsey discusses the prospect of taking on racing full time 06
patrick dempsey discusses the prospect of taking on racing full time 07
patrick dempsey discusses the prospect of taking on racing full time 08
patrick dempsey discusses the prospect of taking on racing full time 09
patrick dempsey discusses the prospect of taking on racing full time 10
patrick dempsey discusses the prospect of taking on racing full time 11
patrick dempsey discusses the prospect of taking on racing full time 12
patrick dempsey discusses the prospect of taking on racing full time 13

JJ Links Around The Web

Wenn
  • Dateline correspondent Andrea Canning welcomes her fifth child with hubby Major Tony Bancroft - US Weekly
  • Cody Simpson is totally loving the single life - TMZ
  • Chris Brown isn't happy with what he sees in the mirror- Gossip Cop
  • Have a listen to Tori Kelly's “Should’ve Been Us” - Just Jared Jr
  • Kendra Wilkinson slams her mom - Radar
  • Friday actor Reynaldo Rey passed away at the age of 75- Huffington Post
  • Archie Panjabi may have confirmed Good Wife drama?- Lainey Gossip
  • Read a review for Aloha- The Hollywood Reporter
A Member of Townsquare Entertainment News | Advertise here