The Grand Prix at Zandvoort was the most watched TV program in the Netherlands yesterday. This is evident from the viewing figures Stichting KijkOnderzoek have been published.
The NOS had broadcasting rights for the Dutch Grand Prix last weekend. The commentary on NPO1 was provided by Hans van Loozenoord and the legendary GT driver Jeroen Bleekemolen. Louis Dekker and Formula 3 race winner Bent Viscaal could be heard on the radio. The latter was also part of the preview alongside Frits van Amersfoort, Rudy van Buren, Jan Lammers, Beitske Visser and Nyck de Vries.
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The average number of people who watched the Grand Prix live on NPO1 was 2,115,000. Nearly four million people watched the Formula 1 race on the track in the dunes for at least a minute: 3,897,000 to be exact. The summary was also well viewed on the same channel with an average number of viewers of 1,144,000. The summary was therefore fourth in the list of most watched programs after the 20:00 news and Studio Sport Eredivisie. The commentary was viewed by an average of 953,000 fans.
Viaplay and F1TV
The viewing figures on Viaplay are unfortunately unknown. Since the broadcasting rights were taken over by them from Ziggo Sport, the viewing figures on the streaming platform are no longer made public. It is also unknown how many Dutch people have followed the race via F1TV.