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Overnight Ratings: FS1 Gets 2.5 For First Regular Season NASCAR Sprint Cup Race

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 30 / 15

FS1 drew a 2.5 overnight rating for the STP 500 yesterday, which was the cable net’s first-ever regular-season NASCAR Sprint Cup Series telecast. The same spring race from Martinsville last year aired on Fox. For comparison, the Martinsville race in the fall during the Chase for the Sprint Cu...

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