Actor Patrick Dempsey took to the circuit of the Principality to perform exhibition laps with Eddie Irvine at the historic 14th Monaco Grand Prix, having been a regular spectator at the even in recent years.

No stranger to racing, Dempsey has already participated in the 24 hours of Le Mans even taking to the podium in the GTE-AM category this year.

Telling Monaco-Matin about his experience behind the wheel of a Porsche 911 Carrera, Dempsey said “this car is legendary, we have heard so much about it. Everything was incredible: the acceleration, the handling, the balance…”

Meanwhile, the Automobile Club de Monaco also had some questions for the actor turned race car driver: