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Audience Analysis: NBCSN's IndyCar Race Best Since '11; College World Series Down

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 02 / 15

NBCSN averaged 512,000 viewers for the Verizon IndyCar Series MavTV 500 last Saturday from Auto Club Speedway, marking the best IndyCar audience for the net since the inaugural Grand Prix of Baltimore drew 591,000 viewers on the net on Labor Day weekend in ’11. Last year’s race at ACS w...

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