NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Attendace Numbers

These are the announced attendance numbers from Jayski.com and Catchfence.com

Numbers in bold are attendance numbers predicted by our crew.

*- Rain postponed the race. Number is expected attendance or Monday attendance if number not applicable. 

 

Track Per. Capacity 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
Atlanta 101,000 - 85,000 94,400 100,000 105,000
Was 124,000 90,000 93,200 111,300 80,000 100,000
Auto Club 91,000 88,000 72,000 78,000 71,000* 87,000
- 70,000 70,000 70,000 85,000
Bristol 158,000 120,000 138,000 160,000 160,000 160,000
152,000 155,000 160,000 160,000 160,000
Charlotte 146,000 115,000 140,000 160,000* 160,000 175,000
Was 156,000 99,000 103,000 105,000 160,000 165,000
All-Star Race 100,000 125,000 145,000 147,000 145,000
Chicagoland 75,000 55,000 67,500 70,000 80,000 80,000
52,000 - - - -
Darlington 61,000 61,000 67,000 72,000 75,000 75,000*
Daytona 159,000 180,000 175,000 180,000 190,000 185,000
100,000 115,000 115,000 125,000 150,000
Bud Shootout 80,000 85,000 80,000 ? ?
Dover 133,000 70,000 88,000 100,000 133,000 145,000*
70,000 88,000 110,000 133,000 137,000
Homestead 65,000 65,000 67,000 70,000 80,000 80,000
Indianapolis 257,325 90,000 140,000 180,000 240,000 270,000
Infineon 47,000 (Road Course) 85,500 90,000 93,500 100,000 102,000
Kansas 80,000 90,000 100,000 100,000 100,000 110,000
85,000 - - - -
Las Vegas 131,000 152,000 150,000 140,000 153,000 156,000
Martinsville 61,000 60,000 58,000* 63,000 63,000 66,500
54,400 56,000 64,000 64,000 66,500
Michigan 129,000 93,000 95,000 90,000 115,000 145,000
99,000 105,000 103,000 125,000 145,000*
New Hampshire 96,000 83,000 91,000 101,000 101,000 101,000
88,000 95,000 101,000 101,000 101,000
Phoenix 76,812 75,000 70,000 80,000 100,000 105,000
65,000 75,000 90,000 100,000 105,000
Pocono 70,000 100,000 105,000 105,000 105,000 105,000
90,000 100,000 105,000* 100,000 130,000
Richmond 97,912 85,000 93,000 110,000 112,000 112,079
Was 109,000 85,000 95,000 108,000 110,000 112,079
Talladega 143,000 106,000 123,500 142,000 156,000 160,000
83,000 110,000 127,500 145,000 155,000
Texas 138,122 168,400 92,200* 176,300 190,000 191,000
140,000 156,000 167,000 165,000 183,500
Watkins Glen 35,000 (road course) 83,000 90,000 85,000 87,000 90,000

 

2011 LOG:

Budweiser Shootout:

Att: 85,000 to 80,000 -5,000

Viewers: 8.187 mil. to 7.847 mil -0.340 mil

Daytona 500:

Att: 175,000 to 180,000 +5,000

Viewers: 13.3 mil. to 15.6 mil. +2.3 mil.

Phoenix* (Race 2):

Att: 70,000 to 75,000 +5,000

Viewers: 9.151 mil. to 10.361 mil. +1.210 mil.

Las Vegas (Race 3):

Att: 150,000 to 152,000 +2,000

Viewers: 7.514 mil. to 10.076 mil. +2.562 mil.

Bristol* (Race 4):

Att: 138,000 to 120,000 -18,000

Viewers: 8.510 mil. to 7.240 mil. -1.270 mil.

Auto Club* (Race 5):

Att: 72,000 (SR) to 88,000 +16,000

Viewers: 7.357 mil. to 8.080 mil. +0.723 mil.

Martinsville (Race 6):

Att: 58,000 to 60,000 +2,000

Viewers: 7.400 mil.** to ?

Texas (Race 7):

Att: 156,000 to 168,400 +12,400

Viewers:

 

*NOTE: All viewer numbers are compared based on the race number, not track.

Race 2: Auto Club to Phoenix

Race 4: Atlanta to Bristol

Race 5: Bristol to Auto Club

** Number from 2009 due to rain postponent in 2010 running.