Archive for March 9th, 2009
NASCAR on Fox notched a 4.7/10 yesterday for the Kobalt Tools 500 from Atlanta, easily the top sports rating of the weekend. Thanks in part to much tougher college basketball competition from CBS, yesterday’s 4.7/10 is down -16% compared to last year’s 5.6/12. This year’s Atlanta race rating matches 2007′s 4.7/10, but note that the [...]
Big patches of empty seats under the Atlanta Motor Speedway press box on Sunday prompted Jeff Gordon to say he was “a little baffled.” “I know there’s a lot of race fans around here,” Gordon said. “I’ve been hearing that they were going to have some empty seats. It’s hard to say. It’s really hard [...]
There were a total of 11 cautions in Sunday’s Kobalt Tools 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The third was brought out on the race’s 67th lap not by an accident or debris on the racetrack, but by a crew member.