NASCAR Richmond TV Ratings (2nd Update)

UPDATE #2 NASCAR Sprint Cup racing from Richmond earned a 3.1 'final' rating and 4.7 million viewers on FOX last Sunday afternoon, down 6% in ratings and 16% in viewership from 2014, the last time it was run as scheduled on a Saturday night (3.3, 5.6M). Last year's race, which was postponed from Saturday night to Sunday afternoon, had a 3.3 and 5.2 million. The 3.1 rating is the lowest ever for a Sunday Sprint Cup race on FOX, falling below the previous mark of 3.4 for Bristol one week earlier, and the third-lowest regardless of day. The past three races on FOX rank among the network's five lowest rated ever, with Texas dead last, Richmond third, and Bristol fifth at 3.4.

Lowest NASCAR Sprint Cup Ratings Ever on FOX
2016 races in bold

Rating Frequency Race
2.7 Once 2016 Texas
2.9 Once 2015 Texas
3.1 Once 2016 Richmond
3.3 Once 2014 Richmond
3.4 Once 2016 Bristol

04/26/16 The 2.9 overnight is the lowest ever for a Sunday Sprint Cup race on FOX, falling below the previous mark of 3.2 for Bristol one week prior. Regardless of day, it is tied as the second-lowest for a Sprint Cup race on FOX – matching Texas last year and ahead of Texas this year (2.5).

04/25/16
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Sunday
2.89 'overnight' rating FOX 1:00 pm Toyota Owners 400 (Richmond, VA), down 7% from last years 3.1 overnight rating also on FOX

NASCAR Xfinity Series
Saturday
0.74 rating FS1 12:30 pm ToyotaCare 250 (Richmond, VA)

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