UPDATE:Last Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race from Watkins Glen (N.Y.) averaged a 1.25 rating and 2.12 million viewers on NBCSN, down 25% in ratings and 22% in viewership from the last time it was held in 2019 (1.7, 2.72M). Excluding rainouts, it was the lowest rated race at Watkins Glen since at least 1999 and the least-watched since at least 2001. Coverage aired opposite the Olympics on NBC, albeit taped coverage on the final day of the event.
[T]he Xfinity Series race at Watkins Glen averaged a mere 0.35 and 626,000 on CNBC — a figure that nonetheless outpaced 17 of 18 Olympic windows on the network last week.
ORIGINAL POST 8-10-2021: NBCSN earned a 1.25 rating with 2.124 million viewers for Sunday’s Go Bowling at The Glen NASCAR Cup Series race.
This is down from the previous race at Watkins Glen, which had 2.722 million viewers.
.@NBCSN earned a 1.25 rating and 2.124 million viewers for Sunday's Go Bowling at The Glen, down from 2.722 million in 2019.
➖ The race was the most watched sports event on cable TV for the weekend. pic.twitter.com/G7wgR2iGfk
— Adam Stern (@A_S12) August 10, 2021