FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, November 16th, 2015
NBC SPORTS PRESENTS DUAL COVERAGE OF NASCAR SPRINT CUP CHAMPIONSHIP VIA NBCSN HOT PASS AT 3 P.M. ET SUNDAY
NBCSN Compliments NBC’s Primary Broadcast of Championship Race with Simultaneous Spotlight Coverage Dedicated to the Championship 4 Chase Drivers
NBCSN Hot Pass Multi-Window Display and Track Map Keeps Viewers Up to Speed on the 2015 Championship Hunt
Leigh Diffey and NASCAR Hall of Famer Dale Jarrett Host NBCSN Hot Pass
STAMFORD, Conn. – Nov. 16, 2015 – In an unprecedented offering, NBC Sports Group will present dual national coverage of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship race from Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 22. While NBC provides the primary broadcast of Jeff Gordon’s quest to close out his Hall of Fame career in storybook fashion, NBCSN offers a simultaneous live feed dedicated to each of the Championship 4 drivers racing for a historic victory on Sunday in South Florida. Live race coverage on both NBC and NBCSN begins at 3 p.m. ET.
The NBCSN Hot Pass multi-window display provides viewers an in-depth look at Gordon, Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch and Martin Truex, Jr., with up to three different angles from in-car cameras. A dynamic track map keeps viewers aware of Championship 4 driver positions and changes throughout the field, while a pane of race facts and figures illustrates live point differentials and key shifts in the race. Race announcer Leigh Diffey and NASCAR Hall of Fame driver Dale Jarrett host NBCSN Hot Pass coverage as the Championship 4 compete for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship.
“Get ready to experience history in real time from the drivers’ headset and perspective,” said Dan Steir, SVP of Production for NBCSN. “NBCSN Hot Pass will deliver a constant spotlight on the Championship 4 drivers and allow the race fan to access the strategy and drama in a more focused manner.”
NBCSN Hot Pass also provides a simultaneous cycle of in-car audio, showcasing team communications between the driver, crew chief and spotter as each Championship 4 driver turns laps around the 1.5-mile track. Diffey and Jarrett punctuate the in-car audio, explaining key situations and communications among the four teams.
NBCSN Hot Pass and NBC’s broadcast of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship race are both available for live stream via NBC Sports Live Extra.
MOTORSPORTS ON NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA
NBC Sports Live Extra – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs – will stream this weekend’s NASCAR coverage via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value to for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms. The NBC Sports Live Extra app is available on the iTunes App Store, Google Play and Windows Store, Roku Channel Store and Apple TV.
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