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More Than 4.5 Million Tune In To Watch Hungarian F1 Grand Prix On RTL

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 28 / 15

German free-to-air TV channel RTL "recorded more than 4.5 million viewers for its broadcast of the Hungarian F1 Grand Prix," according to Alexander Krei of DWDL. Sunday's race, which was won by Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel, attracted 4.64 million viewers. The number translated into a market share...

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