TV rankings: Michigan, WWTR
NASCAR and IndyCar had been again on the ovals final weekend, and whereas the TV viewers for each was down from the earlier week’s races on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway street course, the numbers look higher within the context of extra direct comparisons.
Per outcomes from ShowBuzzDaily.com, the NASCAR Cup Collection race from Michigan Sunday on NBCSN averaged a 1.49 Nielsen ranking and a couple of.51 million viewers. That’s down from the 1.80/2.83m that watched the street race from Indianapolis on NBC, however up barely in viewers from the 1.43/2.4m for the Sunday portion of final 12 months’s August Michigan Cup doubleheader on NBCSN.
The NASCAR Xfinity Collection race from Michigan on Saturday averaged a 0.55/925,000 viewers on NBCSN, practically an identical to final 12 months’s 0.56/921,000 on the identical community.
NHRA Tenting World Drag Racing continues its sturdy numbers on the FOX broadcast community, averaging 0.48 and 735,000 viewers from the finals at Brainerd Sunday afternoon. That’s up from a 0.45/675,000 final week at Topeka, additionally on FOX.
The NTT IndyCar Collection race from World Large Know-how Raceway Saturday night time on NBCSN averaged a 0.25/424,000 viewers, dropping barely from the earlier week’s 0.30/502,000 at Indy. Final 12 months, WWTR adopted up the pandemic-delayed Indy 500 with a doubleheader on NBCSN which averaged a 0.37/545,000 family viewers on Sunday and 0.29/445K on the Saturday. Nevertheless, this 12 months’s numbers look higher towards the extra apples-to-apples comparability of 2019’s solo August race on Saturday night time (0.20/310,000).
NASCAR’s Tenting World Truck Collection paired with IndyCar at WWTR, and averaged a 0.21/374,000 viewers Friday night time on FS1. Final 12 months’s race ran on the Sunday and averaged a 0.29/434,000 on FS1, however this 12 months’s numbers beat the identical weekend two years in the past, when the Vehicles averaged a 0.20/312K at Dover on FS1.