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2020 Busch Clash Television Viewership Up Seven-Percent From 2019

DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA – FEBRUARY 09: A majority of the drivers in the field are involved in an on-track incident during the NASCAR Cup Series Busch Clash at Daytona International Speedway on February 09, 2020 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Sunday’s Busch Clash went from 65 laps of calm follow the leader racing, to absolute chaos, which included every car in the field being involved in at least one wreck. By the end of the carnage, only six cars were able to finish the race.

The calamity turned out to be compelling television, as the TV numbers are in from Sunday’s race.

Viewership was up seven-percent from 2019’s edition of the Clash. 2.455-million people tuned into FS1’s coverage, which was up from 2.294-million a year ago. The 2020 Busch Clash registered the most viewers for this race since the 2014 running, according to Sports Business Journal.

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Toby is the Founder, Editor and go-to man for He is also the co-host of The Final Lap Weekly Podcast. Additionally, Toby is a NMPA (National Motorsports Press Association) award winning writer, and has followed NASCAR as a fan since 1993.

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