FOX Sports 1 Rolls Into "Big June" on a NASCAR High Note

According to Nielsen Media Research, the NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES race from Dover, won by six-time champion and 10-time Dover winner Jimmie Johnson, scored 3,940,000 viewers, making it the fifth most-watched telecast in FOX Sports 1’s history and the second most-watched motor sports event on the network behind only the Martinsville Cup race earlier this year. Following the race, an 18-minute edition of FOX SPORTS LIVE tallied 2,772,000 viewers, making it the most-watched FOX SPORTS LIVE ever.  The race and FOX SPORTS LIVE were the two most-watched programs on ad-supported cable Sunday.   

Top 10 Most-Watched Programs on FOX Sports 1 (through May 31, 2015):

1.    2014 MLB NLCS Game 4 – 5,092,000

2.    2014 MLB NLCS Game 5 – 4,891,000

3.    2014 MLB NLCS Game 2 – 4,367,000

4.    2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (Martinsville) – 4,061,000

5.    2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (Dover) – 3,940,000

6.    2014 MLB NLDS Game 4 – 3,921,000

7.    2015 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race – 3,840,000

8.    2014 MLB NLDS Game 1 – 3,595,000

9.    2014 NASCAR Sprint Unlimited – 3,526,000

10.  2014 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race – 3,482,000

Preceding the Dover race, NASCAR RACEDAY delivered 936,000 viewers, a 61% increase from last year’s 582,000. Among Adults 18-49 (A18-49), the program nearly doubled last year’s audience (262k vs. 137k).

FOX NASCAR closes its portion of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racing season with three consecutive events on FOX Sports 1 -- Pocono on Sunday, June 7 (1:00 PM ET), Michigan on Sunday, June 14 (1:00 PM ET) and Sonoma on Sunday, June 28 (3:00 PM ET).

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