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Most would agree the racing has been good this year in the Sprint Cup Series. There have been surprising, controversial and dominating endings in the first six races.

So why are television ratings down across the board?

A final rating of 4.3 for the April 1 race at the Martinsville Speedway continued a string of six declines in a row compared to last year, according the Nielsen Media Research.

Last year’s race at Martinsville drew at 4.4.

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