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2004 NEXTEL Cup California Spring Media Exposure

 

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The 2004 Auto Club 500 is the highest rated NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series event in the history of the California Speedway.

 

The NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Auto Club 500 was the second highest rated, second most viewed sporting event of the weekend. The Auto Club 500 outperformed the LA/San Antonio NBA playoff game, which earned a 4.9 final national rating (+7% over the 4.6 rating from last year’s comparable NBA game).

 

Final national television results for the event:

 

Auto Club 500 Rating

2004: 6.1 rating on FOX

2003: 5.3 rating on FOX

Change (2004 vs. 2003) = +15%

 

Auto Club 500 Households (000)

2004: 6577

2003: 5633

Change (2004 vs. 2003) = +17%

 

Auto Club 500 Viewers (000)

2004: 9817

2003: 8279

Change (2004 vs. 2003) = +19%

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