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Pocono TV ratings

UPDATE: Last Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race from Pocono earned a 1.45 rating and 2.39 million viewers on FS1, down 11% in ratings and viewership from last year (1.6, 2.67M) and down a third in both measures from 2017 (2.2, 3.56M).

While viewership has increased for six races so far this season – the most at this point of the season since 2013 – the majority have hit multi-year lows. Pocono was the eighth race to set-or-tie a ratings low, and the seventh to do so in viewership.

Richmond, Va., led all markets for Sunday’s race with a 5.3. Greenville, NC, ranked second at a 4.9, followed by Greensboro, NC (4.5), Charlotte (4.0) and Norfolk, Va. (3.5).

Sports Media Watch

NBC earned an overnight rating of 1.4 for the Pocono 400 on Sunday. That’s down slightly from last year.