Jul 24

TUDOR Championship: Dalziel leads ESM sweep of front row at Indy

(Photo courtesy John Dagys)

The No. 01 Tequila Patron Extreme Speed Motorsports prototype, driven by Ryan Dalziel and Scott Sharp, will start on pole for Friday’s Brickyard Grand Prix. (Photo courtesy John Dagys)

Extreme Speed Motorsports has swept the front row at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, with Ryan Dalziel flying to pole for Friday’s Brickyard Grand Prix.

The Scot reeled off a best lap of 1:17.603 early in the 15-minute Prototype qualifying session, edging out teammate Johannes van Overbeek in the No. 2 HPD ARX-03b by 0.276 seconds.

Jul 24

MotoGP: Nicky Hayden to miss races in Indy and Brno

2006 MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden currently sits 13th in the MotoGP standings. (Photo courtesy MotoGP.com)

2006 MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden currently sits 13th in the MotoGP standings. (Photo courtesy MotoGP.com)

Nearly a week after surgery, Nicky Hayden underwent his first examination on Tuesday and received positive news – his recovery is favorable, but he will have to miss the next two races in order to return 100 percent fit.

The Drive M7 Aspar team will get Leon Camier to stand in for the 2006 World Champion.

Jul 24

Showdown: Penske teammates top IndyCar standings, both aim for first title

20 July, 2014, Toronto, Ontario CA Helio Castroneves, Will Power, Tony Kanaan ©2014, Scott R LePage  LAT Photo USA

(From left) Teammates Helio Castroneves and Will Power have a sizable lead in the 2014 Verizon IndyCar points championship heading into next weekend’s race at Mid-Ohio. (Photo: Scott R LePage/LAT Photographic)

INDIANAPOLIS – With just four races remaining in the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series, Team Penske has doubled its chances of winning just its second championship since joining the series in 2002.

Helio Castroneves has a 13-point lead over teammate Will Power setting up a Team Penske showdown when the series resumes in the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio on August 3.

Jul 24

FOX Sports to televise 23 hours of Barrett-Jackson coverage from Reno

(Photo: Todd Oren/Getty Images)

FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports 2 and the National Geographic Channel will have 23 hours of LIVE coverage over the course of three days from the 2014 Barrett-Jackson auction in Reno, Nev. (Photo: Todd Oren/Getty Images)

FOX Sports will deliver 23 hours of LIVE coverage across the FOX family of networks for the Second Annual Hot August Nights Auction presented by Barrett-Jackson in Reno, Nev.

All of the glamour and action will get underway on Thursday, July 31 at 7 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1.

Jul 24

TUDOR Championship: Karam to sub for Rojas at Indy

27-29 June,  2014, Watkins Glen, New York, USA 01, Ford, Riley DP, P, Scott Pruett, Memo Rojas, Sage Karam ©2014, Richard Dole LAT Photo USA

The Six Hours of the Glen, held on June 29, 2014, marked the second time this season Sage Karam had competed in the No. 01 Ford Riley DP. (Photo: Richard Dole/LAT Photographic)

Sage Karam will make an unexpected fill-in appearance at Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates for this weekend’s TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Brickyard Grand Prix, as he’ll sub for the injured Memo Rojas in the team’s No. 01 Ford EcoBoost Riley.

The team said Rojas was ruled out of action due to a nagging back issue.