There must be a connection between the skill set of actors and that of race car drivers. Perhaps it’s the adrenaline rush and desire to adapt to anything thrown at them. That happens regularly in front of the camera, as well as on the race track. Some actors are dissatisfied with the pursuit of playing a driver and prefer real-life adventure. These actors go on to use their fame to score a few sponsors and get behind the wheel of a genuine race car to compete against career pros. Here are 12 of them.