Indy TV ratings lowest since '86

Indy TV ratings lowest since '86

Television viewing figures for this year's Indianapolis 500 continued the annual trend of decreasing in numbers as the event, won by Brazil's Helio Castroneves for the third time, received its smallest national audience in the United States for twenty-three years.
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  1. Thursday 28 May 2009

  2. Indy TV ratings lowest since '86 17:06

    Indy TV ratings lowest since '86

    Television viewing figures for this year's Indianapolis 500 continued the annual trend of decreasing in numbers as the event, won by Brazil's Helio...

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  3. Meira dispatched from hospital 13:29

    Meira dispatched from hospital

    Vitor Meira has been released from hospital in Indianapolis following his frightening accident with fellow Brazilian Raphael Matos in Sunday's Indy 500....

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  4. Monday 25 May 2009

  5. 17:43

    GPUpdate TV: Castroneves claims third Indy 500 victory

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  6. Castroneves lets tears speak for themselves 00:59

    Castroneves lets tears speak for themselves

    Helio Castroneves admitted that he was the luckiest man at Indianapolis on Sunday;  en route to his third Indy 500 victory, the Penske driver tackled a...

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  7. Former winner Wheldon satisfied with second 00:59

    Former winner Wheldon satisfied with second

    Britain's Dan Wheldon was pleased to take away a second place finish from the legendary Indianapolis 500 on Sunday. The Northamptonshire-born driver, who...

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  8. Franchitti dispirited by pit lane gremlins 00:59

    Franchitti dispirited by pit lane gremlins

    Dario Franchitti was annoyed to have lost several places in Sunday's Indianapolis 500 after dropping almost five seconds behind winner Helio Castroneves...

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  9. Bell overjoyed with sensational fourth 00:59

    Bell overjoyed with sensational fourth

    Townsend Bell was ecstatic to leave Indianapolis Motor Speedway with fourth place in his pocket after the famous 500 on Sunday. The San Francisco favourite,...

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  10. Sunday 24 May 2009

  11. 20:44

    Photos: Sunday at Indianapolis

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  12. Castroneves wins Indy 500 for third time 12:29

    Castroneves wins Indy 500 for third time

    Helio Castroneves won the Indianapolis 500 for the third time in his career after a glorious success for Penske on Sunday. The Brazilian, who claimed double...

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  13. Ganassi eyes another victory 09:53

    Ganassi eyes another victory

    Chip Ganassi, whose Target Chip Ganassi car Scott Dixon drove to victory in the 2008 Indianapolis 500 met with the media at the legendary Yard of Bricks...

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  14. ESPN to use 59 cameras on Sunday 09:51

    ESPN to use 59 cameras on Sunday

    ESPN will use 59 cameras to televise the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday on ABC fully in high definition, including a 360-degree rotating onboard camera mounted...

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  15. Saturday 23 May 2009

  16. Castroneves fastest in final practice session 00:49

    Castroneves fastest in final practice session

    Helio Castroneves paced the final practice before the Indianapolis 500 and Wade Cunningham became the first two-time winner of the Firestone Freedom 100...

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  17. 00:06

    Photos: Friday at Indianapolis

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  18. Monday 18 May 2009

  19. Andretti and Hunter-Reay finalise Indianapolis 500 grid 00:39

    Andretti and Hunter-Reay finalise Indianapolis 500 grid

    John Andretti and Ryan Hunter-Reay drove their way into the 2009 Indianapolis 500 with last-gasp attempts on Bump Day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway....

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  20. Sunday 17 May 2009

  21. 08:47

    Junqueira joins Conquest Racing for Indy 500

    Bruno Junqueira, a five-time Indianapolis 500 starter and the 2002 polesitter, will drive the No. 36 Conquest Racing entry. The team has primary sponsorship...

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  22. Doornbos fastest in qualifying 00:45

    Doornbos fastest in qualifying

    The final 11 starting positions for the 2009 Indianapolis 500 were provisionally filled Saturday as 13 drivers combined for 15 qualifying attempts during a...

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  23. Sunday 10 May 2009

  24. Sato enjoys Pole Day at Indianapolis 09:53

    Sato enjoys Pole Day at Indianapolis

    Former Formula 1 driver Takuma Sato visited the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Saturday for Pole Day. Former Forumla One driver Takuma Sato is visiting the...

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  25. Friday 8 May 2009

  26. Andretti fastest on first proper day at Indianapolis 00:04

    Andretti fastest on first proper day at Indianapolis

    Marco Andretti topped the first full day of practice at Indianapolis on Thursday. The 22-year-old set the fastest lap time of 39.9152 seconds on the famous 2...

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  27. Wednesday 6 May 2009

  28. Quartet complete Indy 500 Rookie Orientation Program 00:10

    Quartet complete Indy 500 Rookie Orientation Program

    Four rookies passed the Indianapolis 500 Rookie Orientation Program (ROP) as preparations began at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the 2009 Indianapolis...

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