Overnight ratings sank to a record-low for the 2013 Indianapolis 500.
Sunday’s IndyCar Series Indianapolis 500 drew a 3.8 overnight rating on ABC Sunday afternoon, down 7% from last year (4.1), and down 12% from 2011 (4.3).
The 3.8 overnight is the lowest for the race portion of the Indianapolis 500 since the race began airing live in 1986. The previous low was a 4.0 overnight in 2010.
This marks the fifth straight year the Indy 500 has earned less than 4.5 overnight.
Pre-race coverage earned a 2.0 overnight on ABC, up a tick from last year (1.9).
(Sunday’s numbers from ESPN)