2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup TV Ratings

TELEVISION RATINGS & NEWS

2009 Television Ratings - Comparison Table - 3 Years
FOX Coverage
13 Races
(2009 date) Rating/Share/Viewers Rating/Share Rating/Share
Track/Race 2009 2008 2007
Daytona - Fox 2/7
Bud Shootout
4.9/9
4.1/7*
8.3 million
5.1/9
4.5/8*
8.5 million
4.2/7
Daytona 500 Qualifying - Fox 2/8 2.4/6
2.1/5*
3.6 million
2.9/7
2.7/6*
4.4 million
2.5/6*
Daytona/Duels - SPEED 2/12   2.1-Speed
1.5 million
1.87-Speed
1.3 million
Daytona 500 - Fox 2/15 9.2/19
8.0/17*
16.0 million
10.2/20
9.4/19
17.8 million
10.1/20
17.53 million
California - Fox 2/22 6.0/10
5.3/8*
10.2 million
6.2/10 (A)
6.1/10*
10.9 million
6.7/13
6.2/11*
Las Vegas - Fox 3/1 6.5/12
5.5/10*
11.1 million
7.1/13
6.2/12*
12.1 million
6.3/13
5.5/11*
Atlanta - Fox 3/8 5.5/12
4.7/10*
8.9 million
6.4/15
5.6/12*
10.5 million
5.2/12
4.7/10*
Bristol - Fox 3/22 4.5/10
4.1/10*
7.4 million
5.5/13
5.0/11*
8.9 million
5.1/12
4.9/11*
Martinsville - Fox 3/29 4.6/10
4.1/9*
7.4 million
5.3/12
4.9/10*
8.7 million
5.3/13
4.9/11*
Texas - Fox 4/5 4.7/11
4.2/10*
7.4 million
5.4/12
4.7/10*
8.6 million
5.6/14
5.4/13*
Phoenix - Fox 4/18 3.6/7
3.3/6*
6.0 million
4.4/8
4.0/7*
7.2 million
4.4/9
4.1/8*
Talladega - Fox 4/26 5.0/12
4.5/11*
8.1 million
5.7/13
5.2/11*
9.0 million
5.4/14
5.1/12*
Richmond - Fox 5/2 4.0/8
3.7/7*
6.7 million
4.5/9
4.2/8*
7.3 million
4.3/11
4.1/10*
(rained out)
Darlington - Fox 5/9 4.0/8
3.6/7*
6.7 million
4.8/10
4.3/8
7.8 million
4.2/12
4.0/11*
(rained out)
All-Star SPEED 5/16 3.68
2,69 million hh
3.74
2,7 million hh
3.53
2,5 million hh
Charlotte - Fox 5/24 3.3/9 (L)
3.3/8*
5.3 million
4.7/10
4.4/9*
7.6 million
4.5/10
4.5/9*
Dover - Fox 5/31 4.0/10
3.6/9*
6.1 million
4.5/11
4.2/10*
2.3/7 (rain)
SEASON - Fox 5.1/11
4.6/10*
8.5 million
5.7/12
5.2/11*
10.0 million
 
TNT Coverage
6 Races
(2009 date) Rating/Share/Viewers Rating/Share Rating/Share
Track/Race 2009 2008 2007
Pocono - TNT 6/7  
3.4/9
5.5 million
4.6
3.9*
6.1 million
3.0
5.0 million
Michigan - TNT 6/14 3.3/9
5.118 million
3.3/9
5.084 million
3.3
Infineon - TNT 6/21 4.0
3.4/8*
5.788 million
4.3
3.7/8*
6.015 million
4.7
4.0*
6.5 million
New Hampshire - TNT 6/28 4.1
5.6 million
4.0
3.4/8*
5.5 million
3.4/8
Daytona - TNT 7/5 ?
3.1/8*
5.3 million
4.5
3.8/8*
6.4 million
3.8
6.2 million
Chicago - TNT 7/11 ?
3.0/6*
4.814 million
3.7
3.2/7*
5.129 million
4.0
6,4 million
SEASON / 6 races - TNT 3.3/8
5.381 million
3.6/8
5.775 million
 
ESPN Coverage
6 Races
(2009 date) Rating/Share/Viewers Rating/Share Rating/Share
Track/Race 2009 2008 2007
Indy - ESPN 7/26 4.8
6.5 million
5.1
6.7 million
4.9
4.2*
6,6 million
Pocono - ESPN 8/2 (P) 1.8
(4.5 Sunday)
2,25 million
4.5
3.8
6.2 million
4.5
3.8*
Watkins Glen - ESPN 8/9 (W) 1.7
(2.0 Sunday)
1,99 million
3.6
3.0*
4,8 million
4.1
3.5*
5,6 million
Michigan - ESPN 8/17 4.1
5.6 million
3.9
3.3*
5.3 million
1.66
ESPN2 (C)
Bristol - ESPN 8/23 3.8
5.3 million
3.5
3.0*
5.0 million
4.1
3.5*
5.7 million
Atlanta - ESPN 9/6
(was at California 2004-2008)
4.1
3.6/8*
5.9 million
3.9
3.5/8*
5.7 million
(California)
4.3
3.7*
6,4 million
(California)
ABC Coverage
11 Races
(2009 date) Rating/Share/Viewers Rating/Share Rating/Share
Track/Race 2009 2008 2007
Richmond - ABC 9/12 3.5
3.1/6*
5.54 million
3.0
3.97 million
ESPN (D)
4.2
6.8 million
ABC
The CHASE for the SPRINT CUP
10 Races
New Hampshire - ABC 9/20 3.2/7
2.5/6*
5.04 million
3.8/8
3.2/6*
6.1 million
3.3/7
2.9/6*
5.2 million
Dover - ABC 9/27 3.1/?
2.7/5*
5.08 million
3.3/7
2.9/6*
5.34 million
3.5
5.5 million
Kansas - ABC 10/4 3.2?
2.6/5*
5.25 million
3.5/8
3.1/6*
5.69 million
3.1/7
2.4 ESPN2
4.14 million
2.8/6* ABC
2.1 ESPN2 (G)
California - ABC 10/11
(was at Charlotte 2007-2008)
3.6/?
3.1/6*
5.95 million
3.8/7
3.5/7
6.04 million
(Charlotte)
4.2
4.0/8*
(Charlotte)
Charlotte - ABC 10/17 3.5/7
3.0/6*
5.45 million
3.8/7
3.5/7
6.04 million
4.2
4.0/8*
Martinsville - ABC 10/25 2.9/?
2.5/5*
4.70 million
3.3/7
2.9/6*
3.0/7
3.3/?*
Talladega - ABC 11/1
(moved from early Oct
Texas was on this date in 2008)
4.2/?
3.8/8*
6.6 million
3.7/?
3.4/6*
5.89 million
(Texas race - same date)
3.6/8
3.2/7*
5.61 million
(33rd race Atlanta)
3.7
3.6
6.01 million
(Texas race)
Texas - ABC 11/8 3.7/?
3.2/6*
5.83 million
3.7/7
3.4/6*
5.89 million
3.7/7
3.6/?*
6.01 million
Phoenix - ABC 11/15 3.3/?
2.9/6*
5.17 million
3.6/7
3.4/6*
5.66 million
ABC
3.3
2.9*
4.61 million
ESPN2 (E)
3.8
3.4*
Homestead - ABC 11/22 3.6/?
3.2/6*
5.61 million
4.0/7
3.7/6*
6.60 million
4.2/8
3.8*
 
10 Race Chase - ABC 3.5
5,488,521
3.8 3.8
Track/Race 2009 2008 2007
(2009 date) Rating/Share/Viewers Rating/Share Rating/Share

  • notes about ratings:
    hh = households [usually cable ratings)

    (L) rained delayed from Sunday May 24, 2009 to Monday, May 25th
    (P) rained delayed from Sunday August 2, 2009 to Monday, August 3rd
    (W) rained delayed from Sunday August 3, 2009 to Monday, August 10th
    (C) rained delayed race at Michigan to Tuesday, 8/21/2007 aired on ESPN2
    (D) rained delayed race at Richmond to Sunday, 9/7/2008, aired on ESPN instead of ABC
    (E) after 2 red flags, ABC moved the final 34 laps from ABC to ESPN2 at 7:30pm/et
    (G) Kansas delayed by rain, started on ABC [2-6pm/et] then moved to ESPN2 [6-8:15pm/et] 9-30-2007

    Final Ratings on top, and Fast/Overnight/Household Ratings below with an '*'.
    Cable Ratings [TNT/ESPN] usually do not list the share as Networks [FOX/ABC] do, or list overnights

    A network rating is percent of homes that are tuned into the event
    A a cable rating is percent of homes equipped with cable that are tuned into an event
    (meaning that a lower network rating still can produce more households)

    Overnight ratings, are measured in the top 50 markets of the country.
    National ratings provide more detailed demographic information as well as the exact number of people watching.

    rating: which indicates percentage of all households in the U.S. watched this broadcast
    share: which indicates percent of all households watching TV in the U.S. watched this broadcast
    as of mid-2006 there were 111,348,110 television households in the U.S.

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