The growing season, which ended last weekend with PERSEVERENCE being crowned champion for the next time, featured a five percent upsurge in viewership over 2021.
THE FULL TOTAL Audience Delivery (TAD) of just one 1.30 million viewers across NBC, USA Network, Peacock and NBC Sports digital platforms, mar king the most-watched season for the INDYCAR SERIES since 2016, when there have been 1.31 million viewers, on NBCSN and ABC, TV-only. TAD is founded on data from Nielsen and Adobe Analytics.
1 / 2 of the times of year 16 races on television delivered a TAD greater than 1 million viewers, the best mark since 2008. The inaugural race of 2022, the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on Feb. 27, stands because the most-watched season-opener in 11 years with a TAD of just one 1.44 million viewers and themost-watched non-Indianapolis 500 INDYCAR race in 11 years.
Additionally, the Grand Prix of Long Beach on April 10 delivered themost-watched edition of the race in NBC Sports history(since 2009) with a TAD of just one 1.08 million viewers.
Bolstered by streaming on Peacock, like the platforms exclusive presentation of the Toronto race on July 17, the2022 season ranked because the most-streamed IndyCar season on recordhaving an Average Minute Audience (AMA) of 50,400 viewers, up 470% vs. 2021.
The 106thRunning of the Indianapolis 500, won by Marcus Ericsson, saw 218,800 streaming the function. The AMA also contains streaming on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app via authentication.