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Oct 8

SX: Monster Energy Cup Airs LIVE On All-New FOX Sports 2

SX: Monster Energy Cup Airs LIVE On All-New FOX Sports 2

The Monster Energy Cup will air live on FOX Sports 2 from Las Vegas’ Sam Boyd Stadium on Oct. 19 at 9 p.m. ET. (Photo: Getty Images)

Feld Motor Sports announced today that the highly anticipated Monster Energy Cup will air live on the recently launched FOX Sports 2 from Las Vegas’ Sam Boyd Stadium on Oct. 19 at 9 p.m. ET. Fans will enjoy 3.5 hours of live coverage as the biggest names in the sport battle it out for $1 million. The following day, FOX Sports 1 will re-air the entire race at 1 p.m. ET.

Oct 8

F1: Hamilton Praises Vettel, Walks Back Negative Comments

F1: Hamilton Praises Vettel, Walks Back Negative Comments

Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP prepares to drive during practice for the Korean GP. (Getty Images)

Lewis Hamilton has taken to Twitter in an attempt to diffuse comments he made in relation to Sebastian Vettel in Korea.

In a series of heartfelt Tweets, he also made a pointed reference to the German’s car.

Oct 8

Sports Cars: Q&A With Porsche Motorsport North America President

Porsche Motorsport North America President Jens Walther, right, with Porsche factory driver, Joerg Bergmeister, left. (Photo: John Dagys)

Porsche Motorsport North America president Jens Walther (right) talks with Porsche factory driver Joerg Bergmeister. (Photo: John Dagys)

Porsche has been in the headlines as of late, with the announcement that it will field a two-car full factory effort in next year’s Tudor United SportsCar Championship, while also providing more than a dozen cars to customers competing in the new GT Daytona category in 2014.

SPEED recently caught up with Porsche Motorsport North America President Jens Walther for more insight into the new 911 GT America, which will become the German manufacturer’s new customer car in America. Up to 15 cars of the GTD-specific model are expected to be produced for next year.

Oct 8

IndyCar: Franchitti Facing Second Surgery After Wreck

IndyCar: Franchitti Facing 2nd Surgery After Wreck

Dario Franchitti of Scotland drives the No. 10 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Honda Dallara. (Photo: Getty Images)

Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti will need a second surgery on the broken right ankle he suffered when his car went airborne into the fence during the last lap of the Grand Prix of Houston.

Franchitti also fractured two vertebrae in his spine and received a concussion. He had surgery on the ankle Sunday night and remained in the hospital afterward. Franchitti is expected to return to Indianapolis on Wednesday and have a second surgery on his ankle.

Oct 7

MotoGP: Marquez Not Expecting MotorLand Penalty

MotoGP: Marquez Not Expecting MotorLand Penalty

Repsol Honda’s rider Marc Marquez celebrates with mechanics after winning the MotoGP race of the Aragon Grand Prix at the Motorland. (Photo: Getty Images)

MotoGP World Championship leader Marc Marquez claims to have been left ‘surprised’ that Race Direction is looking further into the incident between himself and Dani Pedrosa from Sunday’s Aragón Grand Prix, but the 20-year-old is not expecting to be penalised.

When running behind Pedrosa on the sixth lap of the race at MotorLand Aragón, Marquez out-braked himself and made passing contact with the Repsol Honda Team bike in front of him, thus slicing through a sensor cable on the back of Pedrosa’s machine which left the latter without traction control and therefore crashing out of the race just moments later.