UPDATE: Monday’s rescheduled NASCAR Cup Series dirt race from Bristol averaged a 1.8 rating and 3.11 million viewers on FOX, up 6% in ratings and viewership from last year, when the race was run in May and aired on FS1 (1.7, 2.93M). Despite being postponed a day due to rain, it was the most-watched spring Bristol race since 2016 (3.4, 5.46M). Keep in mind that in the intervening years, the race either aired on FS1 or on a Monday.
Last Wednesday’s NASCAR iRacing race at the virtual Bristol dirt track drew a 0.18 and 292,000 on FS1.
ORIGINAL POST: Fox earned a 1.8 rating with 3.114 million viewers for the postponed Food City Dirt Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Monday afternoon.
Originally scheduled for Sunday afternoon, the race started at 4:00pm/et Monday.
➖ An average of around 45,000 people streamed it on Fox's digital service.
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