The podium victory, with Craig Lowndes and Steven Richards drew 1.29m viewers for TEN.
But it was Seven that won another week in Total People, beating Nine to the finish flag in 4 cities.
Best brands for each network were:
Seven: Seven News (Sun: 1.16m), Sunday Night (1.09m), 800 Words (1.05m) and The X Factor (Tues: 1.02m).
Nine: Nine News (Sun: 1.18m), The Block (Sun: 1.16m), The Big Bang Theory (Tues: 985,000) and A Current Affair (903,000).
TEN: V8 Supercars (Podium: 1.29m), The Bachelorette (Thurs: 930,000), Family Feud Sun (Simulcast: 745,000) and Gogglebox (668,000).
ABC: New Tricks (989,000), Australian Story (944,000), Gruen (920,000) and ABC News (Sat: 868,000).
SBS: Treasures Decoded (401,000), Who Do You Think You Are? (319,000), Great Continental Railway Journeys (307,000) and The Principal (287,000).
7mate / GEM: 3.5
ONE / ELEVEN: 2.9
ABC News 24: 1.4
SBS 2: 1.1
Nine won the demos 16-39, 18-49 and 25-54. TEN scored second in 16-39.
Seven won Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Nine took Sunday and Wednesday. ABC bettered TEN on Monday and Saturday.
Seven won Sydney for the first time in many weeks, but was unable to win Melbourne, which fell to Melbourne. Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth were all won by Seven.