UPDATE: Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race from Darlington averaged a 1.7 rating and 3.09 million viewers on FS1, marking the network’s largest Cup Series audience in four years (2017 Sonoma: 3.24M). Last year’s spring Darlington race, which marked NASCAR’s return from a two-month hiatus, averaged a 3.7 and 6.32 million on the FOX broadcast network.
Darlington was the most-watched sporting event of the weekend, narrowly topping the final round of the PGA Tour at Quail Hollow on broadcast network CBS (3.05M).
ORIGINAL POST 5-11-2021: Fox Sports 1 earned a 1.71 rating with 3.091 million viewers for Sunday’s Goodyear 400 NASCAR Cup race at Darlington Raceway.
It was the most-watched Cup race on FS1 since 2017.
The race was also the most watched sporting event of the weekend.
— Adam Stern (@A_S12) May 11, 2021