|NBC Sports up 45 percent for IndyCar at Long Beach|
|Written by Admin|
|Tuesday, 17 April 2012 13:31|
The cable channel drew 468,000 viewers and a .32 in the ratings, for Sunday's race at Long Beach. That's up from 323,000 viewers and the .22 rating from the same race in 2011.
It was a welcome climb for NBC Sports, which scored a .25 for the April 1 race at Barber. It was the network's first race of the season and it ran head-to-head with a compelling NASCAR race broadcast on Fox.
Through two races this season, NBC Sports' numbers are up 9 percent in both ratings and viewers from the same two races last year.