|MotoGP Wins Primetime In Spain|
|Media / Broadcasting|
Monday, 22 April 2013 11:08
By Jay Stuart
Coverage of MotoGP on Telecinco scored the best ratings in primetime in Spain on Sunday, but Formula 1 on Antena 3 in the afternoon drew the day’s biggest audience. Spaniard Marc Marquez’s victory in the GP of the Americas motorcycling race in Texas averaged 4.062 million viewers and a share of 23.7%. The Bahrain GP of F1 averaged 4.907 million and a share of 38.4%.
In Germany, RTL’s coverage of the F1, won by German Sebastian Vettel, pulled the third biggest of the day (excluding news) with 6.04 million viewers and a share of 39.4%.
In Italy, Italia 1’s live coverage of the MotoGP in primetime averaged 3.420 million and a share of 11.22%, better than the delayed broadcast of the F1 race on RAI2 with 2.469 million and a share of 6.31%. The live F1 race in the afternoon was on Sky Italia.