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NASCAR: Fewer cautions could be reason for drop in television ratings.


There were three cautions last Sunday at the Kansas Speedway – two for debris. A week earlier at the Texas Motor Speedway there were two cautions – both for debris.

Race teams love the idea of not tearing up cars, but fans don’t seem too keen on the lack of beating and banging.

Television ratings dropped significantly at Kansas, going from a 4.6 rating a year ago to 3.7. That equates to a loss of nearly 1.8 million fans, according to Nielsen Media Research.

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