Progressive AFT’s New York Short Track Race Coverage Reaches Peak of 658,000 Viewers on NBCSN

210828 Progressive AFT’s New York Short Track Race Coverage Reaches Peak of 658,000 Viewers on NBCSN (678)

DAYTONA BEACH, FL – August 28, 2021 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – Progressive AFT is pleased to announce that its Mission Foods New York Short Track presented by Mad Max Indian Motorcycle doubleheader event produced record-breaking viewership numbers for its premiere NBCSN telecast.

Preliminary linear viewership numbers from New York Short Track I & II on NBCSN as reported by NBC:

  • Largest single-show audience to ever watch Progressive American Flat Track with a quarter-hour peak of 658,000 viewers, an increase of 157% over the all-time viewership record for an AFT telecast.
  • 460,000 households tuned into Progressive American Flat Track.
  • 574,000 viewers tuned in for the New York Short Track doubleheader event, with the New York Short Track I audience averaging a staggering 395,000 viewers. This marks a 160% percent increase over the previous viewership record set in 2020.

With its iconic Springfield Short Track and Mile events ahead, as well as the historic Sacramento Mile and Charlotte Half-Mile finale, the impressive growth demonstrated at the season’s midpoint is surely a signal of continued growth for America’s Original Extreme Sport.

Progressive AFT returns to NBCSN on Sunday, August 29 with one of its most exciting events on the circuit: the Law Tigers Peoria TT presented by Country Saloon. The premiere telecast is slated to begin at 8:00 p.m. ET (5:00 p.m. PT) following the broadcast of the MotoGP British Grand Prix.

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