Both the Sprint Cup and Nationwide series races at Lowe's Motor Speedway last weekend saw TV ratings increases.
Fox's broadcast of Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 received a 4.7 national rating, up from a 4.5 the year before. It's the first ratings gain for the race in three years.
Saturday's Carquest 300, broadcast on ESPN2, saw a significant increase. The race received a 2.0 rating this season compared to 1.6 a year ago - - 26 percent increase.