F1 popularity continues to surge in America as ESPN announces record-breaking 2022 viewership figures (and with an unprecedented THREE races in the US next year, it’s set to rise again!)

The popularity of Formula One in America has continued to rise in 2022 after ESPN released their record-breaking viewing figures at the end of the season. In figures released by the channel this week, F1 broadcasts across ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC averaged 1.21million viewers per race, up from 949,000 in 2021. It is the first Formula One season in US television history to average over 1m viewers per race, and continues a positive upwards trend of the sport in America. On top of that, 12 races individually set an all-time American viewership record – including the first edition of the brand new Miami Grand Prix, with 2.58m average viewers.

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