Racing Hearts: McDreamy, a Porsche 911 and Second Place

We all knew Patrick Dempsey was hot… McDreamy. Plus we were all aware that he loved very fast cars, but this is even better than anyone could have imagined.

The actor can drive and drive really well, finishing second in class at the iconic Le Mans 24 Hour Endurance Race in the GTE Amateur Category in France.

The former, beloved star of the long-running hit show Grey’s Anatomy had always dreamed of a finish like this in a sport he’s loved all his life. reports that the actor had tears in his eyes when he scored a podium finish, and was elated at his incredible success:

“I think it’s hard to put into words how much it means to be on the podium in Le Mans. Phenomenal effort and support from Porsche,” Dempsey said.

“It’s an amazing accomplishment, you always dream about moments like this. I’ve worked really hard over the last three years to make this happen and I’m here. Vive la France,” Dempsey said with a smile.

Losing his role on one of television’s most celebrated dramas has also now brought Dempsey new reasons to crack open the champagne like he did on the Le Mans podium reports Shaygan Kheradpir on his twitter. His second career is solid and moving rapidly forward.

Be still our racing hearts! McDreamy’s got mad skills and not afraid to use them. Vrooooom!

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