FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, July 1st, 2016
COUNTDOWN TO DAYTONA: NASCAR ON NBC BY THE NUMBERS
21 Trackside Hours Powered by 115 Cameras, 150 Microphones, 12 On-Air Talent, 25 Miles of Cable and over 250 Production Personnel
1 Day Until NBC’s Live Presentation of Coke Zero 400 — Sat., 7 p.m. ET
STAMFORD, Conn. – July 1, 2016 – NBC Sports Group stands just one day away from its 2016 season launch of NASCAR coverage, headlined by tomorrow night’s live presentation of the Coke Zero 400 at 7 p.m. ET on NBC. As the NASCAR on NBC production team gears up for tonight’s XFINITY Subway Firecracker 250 at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN, below find several key figures regarding the network’s coverage from Daytona International Speedway.
1 Trending topic in the U.S., NBCSN’s #NASCARThrowback event hashtag during Wednesday’s presentation of the July 2001 Daytona race
4 Members of NBC Sports Group social media team providing behind-the-scenes access via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Vine and Snapchat.
12 Members of NBC Sports NASCAR on-air broadcast team at Daytona International Speedway
19 NASCAR XFINITY Series races NBC Sports Group will present in 2016
20 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races NBC Sports Group will present in 2016
21 Hours of trackside coverage from Daytona
23 Sony HDC-4300 cameras with 4K capabilities
24 On-board cameras placed within Sprint Cup Series cars
25 Miles of fiber cable
37 NASCAR Touring Series races NBC Sports Group will present in 2016
45 Hours of NASCAR programing on NBC and NBCSN this week
115 Total on site cameras
150 NBC Sports microphones throughout the speedway
250+ NBC Sports Group crew members on site
17.8K Mentions of #NASCARThrowback on Wednesday evening
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