Nationwide Series TV ratings continue to limp along; Texas race same as 2010

Trevor Bayne performs a burnout in celebration of winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway.

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The O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge NASCAR Nationwide Series race on Nov. 5 earned a 1.1 household coverage rating, matching the rating from the 2010 race.

Texas marked the 13th comparable race in a row that saw decreased or even ratings over its 2010 counterpart (the Chicago race was new for 2011, so did not have a comparable race).

Eighteen of the 32 races this year have seen similar or decreased ratings over their 2010 counterparts.

The Texas race averaged 1,430,000 viewers.

See the full ratings chart after the jump:

2011 Nationwide Series Television Ratings

Race 2011 2010 % Change Network
Daytona 1 2.4 3.2 -25 ESPN2
Phoenix 1 1.5 1.0 +50 ESPN2
Las Vegas 2.2 1.8 +22.2 ABC
Bristol 1 1.5 1.6 -6.3 ESPN/ABC
California 1.6 N/A N/A ESPN
Texas 1 1.1 N/A N/A ESPN2
Talladega 2.1 1.3 +61.5 ESPN2
Nashville 1 1.5 1.1 +36.4 ESPN
Richmond 1 1.1 1.1 N/A Speed
Darlington 1.0 1.1 -9.1 ESPN2
Dover 1 1.5 1.3 +15.4 ESPN2
Iowa 1 1.6 N/A N/A ABC
Charlotte 1 1.6 1.3 +23.1 ABC
Chicago 1 1.4 N/A N/A ESPN
Michigan 1.5 1.2 N/A ABC/ESPN
Road America 1.2 1.1 +9.1 ESPN/ESPN2
Daytona 2 1.6 1.9 -15.8 ESPN
Kentucky 1.2 1.4 -14.3 ESPN
New Hampshire 1.6 1.2 +33.3 ESPN
Nashville 2 1.2 1.3 -7.7 ESPN/ESPN2
Indianapolis 1.5 1.7 -11.8 ESPN
Iowa 2 1.2 1.4 -14.3 ESPN2
Watkins Glen 1.5 1.5 0 ESPN
Montreal 1.5 1.7 -11.8 ESPN/ESPN2
Bristol 2 1.1 1.6 -31.2 ESPN
Atlanta 1.4 1.4 0 ESPN2
Richmond 2 1.2 1.2 0 ESPN2
Chicago 2 1.1 N/A N/A ESPN2
Dover 2 1.1 1.2 -8.3 ESPN2
Kansas 1.1 1.2 -8.3 ESPN2
Charlotte 2 1.1 1.3 -15.4 ESPN2
Texas 2 1.1 1.1 0 ESPN2

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