With the little ones fast asleep, Dempsey, makeup artist wife Jillian and their daughter Talula, 5, share a happy moment at home in Los Angeles. The new dad admits that when the couple first learned they were expecting not one, but two new additions, "I was a little overwhelmed." But looking ahead, the racing enthusiast is already revved up to take the boys out for their first spin. Racing "is such a family sport," he says.
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