The season that ended last weekend saw Will Power crowned champion for the second time, with a 5% increase in ratings compared to 2021.
Total Viewer Delivery (TAD) of 1.30 100,000 viewers on NBC, USA Network, Peacock and NBC Sports digital platforms, marking the highest-rated INDYCAR SERIES season since 2016, when NBCSN and ABC have 1.31 million viewers, TV only. TAD is based on data from Nielsen and Adobe Analytics.
Half of the 16 televised games this season saw more than 1 million TAD viewers, the most since 2008. The opening race of 2022, the February 27 Grand Prix in St. Petersburg, was the highest-rated season opener in 11 years with 1.44 million viewers and was the most watched non-Indiana in 11 years Polis 500 IndyCar Race Year .
In addition, the April 10 Long Beach Grand Prix was the most viewed in NBC Sports history of games (since 2009), TAD has 1.08 million viewers.
Supported by Peacock Streaming, including the platform’s exclusive July 17 Toronto game, 2022 season voted the most-streamed Indy on record Racing season , average audience per minute (AMA) was 50,400 spectators, a 470% increase from 2021.
Indianapolis 500 Race 106, Marcus Ericsson wins 218,800 in live event. The AMA also includes authenticated streaming on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.