Everybody complains about NBC's crappy coverage yet their ratings are up. Just sayin.
The playoffs make people tune out when their driver is eliminatedThe ratings for NBC's portion of the schedule had been close to flat until the past several weeks in which Kansas, Charlotte, and Vegas were down significantly. Obviously Texas gets thrown out with the delay. Martinsville will bring the average back up, but Fox's races will have fared better in terms of increase / decrease.
Football owns weekends in the fall