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Fox Sports' Audience For First Season Airing Xfinity Series Down From ESPN/ABC In '14

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 01 / 15

Fox and FS1 combined to average 1.73 million viewers for its first season of televising NASCAR Xfinity Series races, down around 6% from what ABC, ESPN and ESPN2 averaged for the same period of what was the Nationwide Series last year. Fox Sports’ figure includes 13 races this season across it...

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