There is huge debate going on through social media about whether NASCAR’s new rule package produced a better product in Sunday’s Pennzoil 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, but one thing that isn’t debatable: the ratings for this race were up slightly from 2018.
➖ That should make the race the highest-rated U.S. sports event of the weekend for the third straight week to start 2019.
➖ The race got a 3.3 in ’17. pic.twitter.com/pNbn1KiuwI
— Adam Stern (@A_S12) March 4, 2019
This year’s race earned a 2.9 overnight rating compared to a 2.8 from 2018. That equates to a 4-percent increase. For what it’s worth, this race earned a 3.3 rating in 2017.
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