NASCAR Cup Series racing from Dover, Del., earned a 2.1 final rating and 3.4 million viewers on Fox Sports 1 Sunday afternoon - down 16% in ratings and viewership from last year (2.5, 3.99M) and down 16% and 15% respectively from 2015 (3.9, 3.94M).
Jimmie Johnson's win ranks as the lowest rated edition of the race since at least 1998 and the least-watched since at least 2001. That includes 2011, when coverage was postponed to a Monday afternoon.
Despite the lower numbers, Sunday's race was the top sporting event of the weekend outside of the NBA Finals topping Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final on Saturday night (1.6, 3.0M) and the UEFA Champions League final on FOX and Fox Deportes (3.0M).
-- Sports Media Watch --