It appears that evidently Thor the Thunder God will not be a race fan. Lightning-holds and inclement climate impacted each IndyCar and NASCAR once more final weekend, though each finally had been capable of stage their races to their full scheduled distances. But regardless of the additional funding of effort and time required on the a part of viewers, the TV audiences had been truly stronger than final yr’s for each sequence.
The NASCAR Cup Collection race at Watkins Glen averaged a 1.49 Nielsen ranking and a pair of.563 million family viewers on USA Community, per numbers from ShowBuzzDaily.com. That was a wholesome enhance on the 1.25/2.124m for this race final yr on now-defunct NBCSN.
The Xfinity Collection race at Watkins Glen on Saturday averaged 0.66/1.052m. That additionally was a giant year-on-year enchancment though the 2021 race was on CNBC, the place it averaged 0.35/626,000.
The Xfinity protection on USA led into the NTT IndyCar Collection race at World Vast Expertise Raceway…or no less than, protection of its climate delay. When it did lastly get going, the race averaged 0.34/553,000. Once more, although, that was a big enchancment over final yr’s version on NBCSN (0.25/434K)
NHRA’s Tenting World Drag Racing Collection was again on FOX for closing rounds from Brainerd, which averaged 0.53/813,000 viewers. That’s up from 0.48/735K for this occasion final yr, additionally on FOX.