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Saturday, November 19th, 2016

NASCAR ON NBC CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND BY THE NUMBERS

 21 Trackside Hours Powered by 79 Cameras, 150 Microphones, 13 On-Air Talent, 28 Miles of Cable and 230 Production Personnel

NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship Race Tomorrow at 2 pm ET on NBC

 

STAMFORD, Conn. – November 19, 2016 – NBC Sports presents the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup series Championship race tomorrow at 2 p.m. ET on NBC. Joey Logano, Kyle Busch, Jimmie Johnson and Carl Edwards will put it all on the line in hopes of claiming the title.

 

Earlier today, NBCSN presented the final XFINITY race of the season crowning Daniel Suárez as its first Champion under the new Chase playoff format. NBC Sports Group’s comprehensive coverage from Homestead-Miami Speedway this weekend is powered by 79 cameras, 150 microphones, 13 on-air talent, 28 miles of cable and 230 production personnel.

 

Listed below are some key metrics about NBC Sports Group’s coverage of NASCAR on NBC.

 

1                      Helicopter providing aerial coverage throughout the weekend

 

2                      Networks providing coverage of Sunday’s Championship race. NBCSN’s Hot Pass complements NBC’s broadcast of Championship race with spotlight coverage dedicated to Championship Four drivers

 

5                      Mario Kart characters used during Friday’s Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon segment with Joey Logano, Kyle Busch, Jimmie Johnson and Carl Edwards

 

13                    Members of NBC Sports NASCAR on-air team providing Championship coverage

 

19                    Number of 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races presented by NBC Sports Group

 

20                    Laps taken by four-time Olympic medalist, Ato Boldon, in the NBC Sports on-track car at Homestead-Miami Speedway with Jeff Burton. Catch Boldon’s ride along segment in Sunday’s pre-race coverage

 

21                    Hours of trackside coverage from Miami

 

23                    Sony HDC-4300 cameras with 4K capabilities among NBC Sports’ complement

 

28                    Miles of fiber cable surrounding Homestead-Miami Speedway

 

32                    On-board cameras imbedded within Sprint Cup Series cars

 

79                    Total on-site cameras

 

150                  NBC Sports microphones throughout the speedway

 

230                  Crew members on-site in Miami

 

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