Weekend TV Ratings (Update)

Correction: The Sunday night F1 Brazil GP  re-air on ESPN averaged 137,000 viewers. The two other re-airs were on ESPNews, which isn’t rated, but it is safe to say that at least 150,000 watched the race replays, for a total F1 audience of 951,000


November 16, 2021 

The biggest race on TV last weekend in the USA was the Brazilian GP, which drew 801,000 viewers on ESPN2 – third most-viewed edition of the race ever. It should be noted that the replays of the Brazilian GP added another 100,000 viewers for a total of just over 900,000

The F1 season is averaging 938,000 viewers across ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC – that’s up 54 percent over the 2020 season average of 608,000

Network Event Location Total Viewers 18-49 Viewers TV Rating Prior Year TV Rating % Chg.
ESPN2 F1 Race L Brazil 801,000 359,000 0.44 0.37 +18.9%
NBC IMSA Petit Le Mans L Road Atlanta 464,000 135,000 0.26 0.28 -7.1%
FS1 NHRA Finals L Pomona 341,000 41,000 0.20