Versus' coverage of the Firestone Twin 275s from Texas Motor Speedway had a 12 percent increase in overnight ratings from a year ago, IndyCar reports.
According to data from Nielsen Media Research, the prime-time telecast on June 11 produced an overnight rating 0.38 for the twin 114-lap races, won by Dario Franchitti and Will Power.
The 2011 IZOD IndyCar Series is back on ABC this weekend for the Milwaukee 225 on June 19 at The Milwaukee Mile. The race will be telecast live in High Definition at 3:30 p.m. ET on Sunday.