The inaugural BP Supercars All Stars Eseries last Wednesday has recorded some impressive viewing figures on both pay TV and social media streams.
Supercars.com have reported that an averaged 70,000 people tuned on Pay TV (Sky Sports in NZ and Fox Sports in Australia) while a further 210,000 watched the event via live streaming on various Supercars social media platforms.
Across the Tasman and the broadcast was the fifth-most viewed show on FoxTel at the time.
Supercars CEO Sean Seamer expressed his gratitude for the warm reception fans gave the event.
“Round 1 is as a great first start and rewards the effort everyone has made to get this Eseries up and running,” Seamer told Supercars.com.
“We’re unique in our ability to provide much needed entertainment to everyone in Australia while we await a return to real world racing.
“Having all of our drivers join our commentary team made for a brilliant experience and it was great to see both new and existing fans tuned in to watch the action.
“The feedback from fans has been overwhelmingly positive and we look forward to next week’s second round, where we will race on two of the world’s most iconic circuits; Silverstone and Barcelona.
“We hope everyone continues to enjoy watching our drivers provide the best real time entertainment on TV right now.”
Round Two of the Eseries is on April 15 with races from Silverstone and Barcelona and will be broadcasted once again via Sky Sport 5 and on all Supercars social media channels.