UPDATE: Saturday’s NASCAR Cup Series Bristol Night Race earned a 1.4 rating and 2.33 million viewers on NBCSN, down 39% in ratings and viewership from last year on the NBC broadcast network (2.3. 3.82M) and down a third and 36% respectively from 2015, the last time it aired as scheduled on NBCSN (2.1, 3.61M).
For the season, Bristol delivered the third-smallest Cup Series audience on any network, ahead of only Kentucky on NBCSN last month (2.26M) and Kansas on FS1 in May (2.04M).
For the weekend, NASCAR placed third among all sporting events behind Sunday’s coverage of the US Gymnastics Championships on NBC (1.9, 3.1M) and the final round of the PGA Tour Wyndham Championship on CBS (1.8, 2.6M).
Original post: 8-20-2018:
— Adam Stern (@A_S12) August 20, 2018