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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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