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Bathurst delivers for Seven and Foxtel

Bathurst 1000 takes pole position

Reaches 4.82 million TV, 299,000 on 7plus

Audience up year-on-year, live streaming up 167%

The Seven Network’s coverage of the Repco Bathurst 1000 from Mount Panorama was a hit with television and BVOD audiences yesterday, with over 4.82 million people watching the live racing action on Channel 7 and 7mate, and a further 299,000 on 7plus.

Seven’s live and free coverage of the high-octane race averaged 1.36 million total viewers nationally, including 68,000 on 7plus, as Shane van Gisbergen claimed his second Bathurst 1000 title, alongside co-driver, Garth Tander, in the final Supercars Championship year featuring the iconic Holden Commodore.

The action from Mount Panorama dominated its timeslot in total people, 25 to 54s and 16 to 39s, with the Race average broadcast audience up 6% on 2021 in total people.

The Podium event averaged 1.89 million viewers, including 94,000 on 7plus, and was up 38% on 2021.

On 7plus, more than 43.6 million minutes of the race were streamed, up 78% on 2021, with 7plus winning an overall 52.3% share of live BVOD streaming yesterday.

Seven’s Head of Network Sport, Lewis Martin, said: “The Repco Bathurst 1000 is the jewel in the crown of Australian motorsport and we’re delighted that over 4.28 million Australians tuned into Seven’s live and free coverage from Mount Panorama, led by a star-studded commentary team.

“Seven is a pioneer of motorsport broadcasting in Australia and Supercars is a key part of our sports schedule. There’s no better motorsport in Australia than Supercars and we’re thrilled to bring fans more comprehensive and unbeatable coverage in 2023.

“Seven is the home of sport in Australia and Bathurst kicks off a huge season of sport, with the electrifying WBBL season opener kicking off on Thursday, before another season of BBL action and the highly anticipated Summer of Cricket landing in November,” he said.

Supercars Championship: Repco Bathurst 1000 Podium:

  • 1.89 million total viewers nationally, including 94,000 viewers on 7plus
  • #1 across its timeslot in total people, 25 to 54s and 16 to 39s
  • Total audience up 38% in total people on 2021
  • BVOD viewing up 203% in total people on 2021, up 199% in 25 to 54s
  • 68.6% commercial audience share in total people
  • 81.1% commercial audience share in men 25 to 54

Supercars Championship: Repco Bathurst 1000 Day 3 Race:

  • 1.36 million total viewers nationally, including 69,000 viewers on 7plus
  • #1 across its timeslot in total people, 25 to 54s and 16 to 39s
  • Total audience up 6% in total people on 2021
  • BVOD viewing up 125.5% in total people on 2021, up 122.2% in 25 to 54s
  • 76.4% commercial audience share in total people
  • 85.1% commercial audience share in men 25 to 54
  • Seven delivered 79.4% of the total Race audience on Sunday

7plus:

  • 7plus streamed 33.1 million minutes of Supercars on Sunday
  • BVOD audience up 78% on 2021
  • 7plus had a dominant 62% commercial share in live streaming on Sunday and 52% in BVOD

Foxtel

  • Podium 433,000
  • Race 343,000
  • Grid 208,000
  • Trackside 187,000

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