Q:

What is the most popular spectator sport in America?

A:

Quick Answer

As of 2014, NASCAR racing is the most popular spectator sport in the United States. Football is the most watched sport on television, but more people attend races for NASCAR than any other sporting event in the United States.

Continue Reading
What is the most popular spectator sport in America?
Credit: Greg Ellman-Pool Getty Images Sport Getty Images

Full Answer

According to Forbes, one in three adults in the United States consider themselves NASCAR fans. This totals up to about 75 million people, not including children who enjoy watching the sport. Seventeen of the top 20 most-attended sporting events in the United States are NASCAR events. The sport is popular outside the United States and North America. NASCAR events are broadcast in more than 150 countries around the world.

Learn more about Classic Sports
Sources:

Related Questions

  • Q:

    What is the most popular sport in Mexico?

    A:

    The most popular sport in the country of Mexico is football, which is known as soccer in the United States. This sport has a following of more fans than any other sport in Mexico.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What is the most popular sport in United States?

    A:

    As of 2014, the NFL is the most popular sport in the United States among fans 18 and older, according to the Harris Poll. In terms of youth participation, basketball was the most popular sport played in 2013 from children ages 6 to 17.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What are the benefits of playing volleyball?

    A:

    There are many benefits of playing volleyball, both physically and mentally, as it is a fun way to burn calories, it is a sport that exercises many parts of the body and it allows players to develop skills to work well with others. Volleyball also improves balance, hand-eye coordination and reflexes. A volleyball player can burn approximately 585 calories in about 45 minutes of playing time, as noted by Athletico Physical Therapy.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What is Pakistan's national sport?

    A:

    The national sport of Pakistan is field hockey. However, recent results for the Pakistani field hockey team at international competitions have not lived up to its glorious past. As of 2014, the team has not won an Olympic medal in the sport since 1992.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:

Explore