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Overnight Television Ratings For Pocono 400 Down From 2018

LONG POND, PENNSYLVANIA – JUNE 02: Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M’s Hazelnut Toyota, races Clint Bowyer, driver of the #14 Haas Automation Ford, during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway on June 02, 2019 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

If you follow Jeff Gluck on Twitter (who doesn’t), you will know that each week he puts up a poll following the race asking whether it was a good one. The recent race at Charlotte scored very high. And ratings for the Coca-Cola 600 were up. On the other hand, Gluck’s poll for Pocono rated poorly, and falling in line with the poll were declining television ratings for the Pocono 400 when compared to the 2018 edition of the race.

The race scored a 1.4 overnight Nielsen rating which is down .2 from last year’s 1.6. The top five ratings markets were Richmond (5.3), Greenville (4.9), Greensboro (4.5), Charlotte (4.0) and Norfolk (3.5).

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