DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 18: Austin Dillon, driver of the #3 DOW Chevrolet, celebrates with champagne in Victory Lane after winning the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series 60th Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 18, 2018 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)
Photo: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Photo: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images

Report: NASCAR's Daytona 500 ratings drop by 23 percent

The broadcast of the Daytona 500 on FOX Sunday dropped 23 percent compared to last year’s broadcast, USA TODAY reported Tuesday

Sunday’s race, won by Austin Dillon, drew an averaged 5.1 in metered markets compared to a 6.6 overnight rating last year, Fox Sports reported Monday. 

USA TODAY reported Sunday’s Daytona 500 rating scored less than half of what NBC recorded 12 years ago.

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