TV rankings: Bristol, Maple Grove
A comparatively brief checklist of motorsports occasions battled soccer for TV viewers oxygen final weekend. NASCAR’s Cup Collection spherical from Bristol averaged a 1.07 Nielsen ranking and 1.776 million family viewers on the USA community Saturday night time, per numbers from ShowBuzzDaily.com. That was down from a 1.20/2.198m for this race final 12 months on the identical weekend and time slot, when it aired on now-defunct NBCSN.
Again on FOX Sunday afternoon, the NHRA Tenting World Drag Racing Collection averaged 1.00 and 1.678 million viewers for protection of eliminations from Maple Grove Raceway. Regardless of the telecast airing at completely different instances in some markets because of conflicts with regional NFL motion, these numbers have been a year-on-year enhance from the 0.80/1.452m that watched the finals from Charlotte on this weekend and time slot on FOX final 12 months.
The NASCAR Xfinity Collection race at Bristol Friday night time on USA averaged 0.43 and 665,000 viewers, down from 0.49/865K final 12 months on NBCSN, whereas Thursday night time’s Tenting World Truck Collection race managed a slight uptick in numbers, averaging 0.28/469,000 in comparison with 0.23/422K in 2021; each years’ races have been on FS1.
MotoGP motion returned to NBC with same-day protection from Spain on Sunday afternoon averaging 0.22/335,000 viewers.
NHRA took the win for the weekend within the 18-49 age demographic, averaging 578,000 viewers on this bracket, adopted by Cup with 411,000, Xfinity with 164K and Vehicles with 152K.