Back on track.

Grey's Anatomy star, Patrick Dempsey (Dr. Derek Shepherd), has an avid interest in racing cars outside of acting. Checkered Flag is reporting that Patrick was at the track for the first time since April earlier this month. He took the new Dempsey Racing #40 Mazda RX-8 for a spin at Virginia International Raceway, and confirmed that he will compete in the Rolex 24 in Daytona in 2011, as well as in other races his schedule allows.

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