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Firestone 600 Most-Watched INDYCAR Race On NBC Sports Network Since 2012

by TMS Media Relations | Jun 12, 2014

FORT WORTH, Texas (June 12, 2014) – The Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedwaythis past Saturday evening was the most-watched Verizon IndyCar Series race on the NBC Sports Network since 2012, according to research provided by INDYCAR.

The Firestone 600, won by Ed Carpenter, averaged a 0.3 U.S. household rating and 424,000 viewers to make the eighth race of the Verizon IndyCar Series season the most watched on the cable network since April of 2012 when the Long Beach race attracted 468,000 viewers.

The Firestone 600, which aired from 7:44 p.m. to 9:59 p.m. CT, also enjoyed a 10 percent viewership increase from the 2012 race that was televised on the NBC Sports Network. The 2013 race was televised on ABC, which drew a 1.0 rating.

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