Sunday’s Formula 1 Netherlands Grand Prix on ESPN attracted an average audience of 864,000 viewers on ESPN2, the third-largest F1 audience on record for ESPN2.
- Audience peaked between 9-9:15 a.m. ET with 970,000 average viewers.
- The race had the 11th largest audience of 2021 and falls within the top 20 audiences for F1 on cable on record
- F1 races on ESPN networks are averaging 943K viewers – up 55 percent over the full season of 2020 (608K) and 40 percent over the full season of 2019 (672K).
- Compared to first 12 races of the season, the 2021 F1 average is up 47 percent over 2020 (640K) and up 41 percent over 2019 (668K)
The season averages do not include the rain-plagued Belgian Grand Prix.
The Formula 1 season continues Sunday, September 12, in Italy. The race will air 8:55 a.m. ET on ESPN2.