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Charlotte TV ratings remain solid

Posted on: October 18, 2011 5:03 pm
By Pete Pistone

Saturday night's Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway generated a solid television audience for ABC.

The fifth race of the Chase earned a 3.2 U.S. rating, averaging 5,396,000 viewers, according to the Nielsen Company. The rating is even with the rating for last year's race, which also aired on ABC on a Saturday night.

So far every race of the Chase run on its scheduled date (the Chicagoland opener was postponed to a Monday afternoon by rain) has drawn higher or at least flat ratings from the 2010 season.

Sunday's Good Sam Club 500 at Talladega Superspeedway will air on ESPN.

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