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Fox Sports' NASCAR Cup Viewership Down 6% As TV Baton Gets Passed To NBC

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 01 / 16

Fox Sports saw a 6% viewership decline for its NASCAR Sprint Cup race package this season, as an increase for FS1 telecasts could not erase big drops seen by the Fox broadcast channel early in the season. Fox and FS1 combined to average 5.578 million viewers for 15 races, which excludes the Pocono r...

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