The Chicago Busch Series race had a final 2.6/6 share on NBC last Saturday afternoon. 07/12/05
NBC's coverage of Sunday's NASCAR Nextel Cup race from Chicagoland Speedway delivered a 'final' 5.7 national rating and 13 share, up 4% from the same race last year (5.5/13 in 2004). The rating peaked between 6:30-7 p.m. ET with a 6.7/14 as Dale Earnhardt, Jr. took the checkered flag for the first time this season. The top rated markets for NBC's coverage of Sunday's race were: Greensboro (12.6), Charlotte (12.1), Knoxville (11.9), Greenville/Spartanburg, SC (11.8), Columbus (10.4), Indianapolis (10.1), Nashville (9.8), Jacksonville (9.6), Raleigh-Durham (9.2), Orlando (9.2), Atlanta (9.2). NBC PR 07/11/05
The overnight rating for NASCAR's Nextel Cup race at Chicagoland Speedway Sunday on NBC was a 4.9/11 share. More later….