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A.J. Foyt released from hospital after heart surgery complications
A.J. Foyt released from hospital after heart surgery complications

A.J. Foyt was released from a Houston hospital after the motor-racing legend suffered "serious complications" from triple-bypass heart surgery Nov. 12, his team said Thursday. Foyt, 79, "developed serious complications with his lungs" after the surgery and was kept on a ventilator for eight days "to allow his lungs to recover full functionality," A.J. Foyt Racing said. The 25-day stay at Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center -- which began when Foyt was admitted Nov. 7 with chest pains -- was the longest ever for Foyt, who has suffered a variety of physical problems over the years. "It's been pretty rough but I guess I slept through the...

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