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A.J. Foyt undergoes hip surgery

Updated: July 2, 2013, 4:27 PM ET
Associated Press

HOUSTON -- A.J. Foyt will miss Sunday's race at Pocono after having hip-replacement surgery Monday in Houston.

The 78-year-old IndyCar team owner and four-time Indianapolis 500 champion had been suffering from pain in his left leg for months and was hoping to put off surgery until after the season. But after falling on his ranch in early June, doctors told Foyt he needed surgery now.

"I guess I waited too long to have it done though because my hip was in really bad shape," he said ...

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