UPDATE: Sunday’s race from Sonoma (Ca.) … earned a 1.5 rating and 2.48 million viewers on FS1 — up a tick in ratings and 6% in viewership from last year (1.4, 2.33M), but down 25% and 24% respectively from 2017 (2.0, 3.24M).
Martin Truex Jr.‘s win was the first Sonoma race to increase since 2016.
Keep in mind the race had a lead-in from the Women’s World Cup. The preceding England-Cameroon match had a 0.8 and 1.2 million. It also faced competition from the tournament, airing opposite France-Brazil on the FOX broadcast network (1.7, 2.84M).
ORIGINAL POST: FoxSports1 earned an overnight rating of 1.53 for Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway. That’s up from 2017.
Fox is expected to finish their portion of the year with higher ratings than last year.
➖ Fox Sports is expected to finish its NASCAR Cup Series season up for the year.
➖ Top three markets:
1) Charlotte: 4.8
1) Richmond: 4.8
3) Greenville: 4.7 pic.twitter.com/AvrLZX0xuR
— Adam Stern (@A_S12) June 24, 2019