Industry http://www.racer.com/more/industry Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:34:20 -0700 en-gb F1: FIA has to approve Ecclestone's successor http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/131131-fia-has-to-approve-ecclestone-s-successor http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/131131-fia-has-to-approve-ecclestone-s-successor F1: FIA has to approve Ecclestone

The appointment of Formula 1 commercial rights holder Bernie Ecclestone's successor will require agreement from the FIA, according to the governing body's president Jean Todt (with Ecclestone, above ...

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Industry Thu, 23 Jun 2016 07:00:07 -0700
TV ratings: Le Mans, F1 Baku http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/131089-tv-ratings-le-mans-f1-baku http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/131089-tv-ratings-le-mans-f1-baku TV ratings: Le Mans, F1 Baku

It might not have been the Great Showdown like Memorial Day weekend, but the controversial decision to schedule the inaugural European Grand Prix at Baku on the same weekend as the 24 Hours of Le Man...

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Industry Tue, 21 Jun 2016 16:21:55 -0700
TV Ratings: F1 Canada, NASCAR Michigan, IndyCar Texas http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/130792-tv-ratings-f1-canada-nascar-michigan-indycar-texas http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/130792-tv-ratings-f1-canada-nascar-michigan-indycar-texas TV Ratings: F1 Canada, NASCAR Michigan, IndyCar Texas

The mix of bad weather and worse news that scrambled both race and TV schedules had a predictable effect on TV audiences. F1's Canadian Grand Prix managed just an 0.26 rating/301,000 average viewers ...

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Industry Tue, 14 Jun 2016 18:53:41 -0700
TV Ratings: IndyCar Duals; NASCAR Pocono http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/130529-tv-ratings-indycar-duals-nascar-pocono http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/130529-tv-ratings-indycar-duals-nascar-pocono TV Ratings: IndyCar Duals; NASCAR Pocono

The final appearances of the year on ABC for the Verizon IndyCar Series earned overnight ratings of 0.82 and 1.04, respectively, for Saturday's and Sunday's races on Detroit's Belle Isle. Last year, ...

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Industry Tue, 07 Jun 2016 14:46:08 -0700
TV Ratings: Indy 500, Monaco GP, Coke 600 http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/130243-tv-ratings-indy-500-monaco-gp-coke-600 http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/130243-tv-ratings-indy-500-monaco-gp-coke-600 TV Ratings: Indy 500, Monaco GP, Coke 600

Auto racing's big Memorial Day weekend produced some interesting overnight ratings numbers for Sunday's trifecta of broadcast-network races – if not the knockout punch some might have been expecting....

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Industry Tue, 31 May 2016 15:11:02 -0700
Updated TV Ratings: Indy 500 qualifying, NASCAR All-Star Race http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/129899-tv-ratings-indy-500-qualifying-nascar-all-star-race http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/129899-tv-ratings-indy-500-qualifying-nascar-all-star-race Updated TV Ratings: Indy 500 qualifying, NASCAR All-Star Race

IndyCar's latest revision to the qualifying procedure for the Indianapolis 500 produced a 0.89 overnight rating for Sunday's pole showdown on ABC, while Saturday's show scored a 0.71. That compares w...

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Industry Wed, 25 May 2016 09:41:47 -0700
TV Ratings: Indy GP, Spanish GP, Dover NASCAR http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/129603-tv-ratings-indy-gp-spanish-gp-dover-nascar http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/129603-tv-ratings-indy-gp-spanish-gp-dover-nascar TV Ratings: Indy GP, Spanish GP, Dover NASCAR

The return of the Verizon IndyCar Series to broadcast network TV with the GP of Indianapolis scored a 0.97 rating on ABC Saturday afternoon. That is up from a 0.7 for last year's race, also on ABC. N...

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Industry Tue, 17 May 2016 14:40:24 -0700
INDUSTRY: SCRAMP, ISC, join forces to bid for Monterey promoter contract http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/129422-industry-scramp-isc-join-forces-to-bid-for-monterey-promoter-contract http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/129422-industry-scramp-isc-join-forces-to-bid-for-monterey-promoter-contract INDUSTRY: SCRAMP, ISC, join forces to bid for Monterey promoter contract

Former adversaries SCRAMP and the International Speedway Corporation (ISC) have come together to file a joint bid seeking the next contract to serve as promoters for Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. "SCRAM...

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Industry Fri, 13 May 2016 15:17:24 -0700
IMS Productions hires new executive producer http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/129199-ims-productions-hires-new-executive-producer http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/129199-ims-productions-hires-new-executive-producer IMS Productions hires new executive producer

IMS Productions has hired veteran sports broadcasting producer Rich Feinberg as vice president and executive producer. During his career, Feinberg has managed all aspects of live video production for...

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Industry Fri, 06 May 2016 13:06:31 -0700
F1: Mateschitz in TV station closure u-turn http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/129134-mateschitz-in-tv-station-closure-u-turn http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/129134-mateschitz-in-tv-station-closure-u-turn F1: Mateschitz in TV station closure u-turn

Red Bull founder and Formula 1 team owner Dietrich Mateschitz has performed a complete u-turn and decided to not shut down his private television channel ServusTV. Mateschitz had earlier announced th...

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Industry Wed, 04 May 2016 15:00:14 -0700