FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, March 13th, 2017
NASCAR AMERICA CELEBRATES 500TH EPISODE TONIGHT AT 5:30 P.M. ET ON NBCSN
Tonight’s Show Breaks Down Kobalt 400 and Weekend of Racing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
#NASCARAmerica500 By The Numbers
STAMFORD, Conn. – March 13, 2017 – NASCAR America, NBCSN’s daily motorsports show, will air its 500th episode tonight at 5:30 p.m. ET. In recognition of the milestone, tonight’s show will break down Sunday’s wild finish to the Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, as well as highlight the most memorable moments in NASCAR America’s past three years.
NASCAR America launched February 24, 2014 on NBCSN, as a daily 30-minute news and information program dedicated to the nation’s longstanding fascination with speed and stock car racing. Since its debut, the show has expanded from half-hour episodes to 90-minute telecasts, added new studios, created more than 20 daily and weekly segments, and welcomed a growing collection of on-air hosts, analysts and recurring guests.
Join in today’s conversation by utilizing the hashtag #NASCARAmerica500.
The following are a collection of stats about NASCAR America on NBCSN:
3 Studios utilized to produce NASCAR America telecasts.
8 Average number of tweets NASCAR America analyst Kyle Petty sends during a commercial break.
30 Crew members who work on each episode.
50 NASCAR Cup and XFINITY Series drivers featured in 500 episodes.
60 iRacing simulations NASCAR on NBC analyst Parker Kligerman has demonstrated on NASCAR America.
70 News stories NBCSports.com’s lead motorsports writer Nate Ryan has reported on NASCAR America.
110 Scan All segments in 500 episodes.
150 My Home Track segments featured in 500 episodes.
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