FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 29th, 2017
1 DAY UNTIL 2017 DEBUT OF NASCAR ON NBC RACE COVERAGE FROM DAYTONA – BY THE NUMBERS
22 Trackside Hours Powered by 60 Cameras, 13 On-Air Talent and 235 Production Personnel
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Racing Returns to NBC – Saturday, July 1 at 7 p.m. ET
STAMFORD, Conn. – June 29, 2016 – NBC Sports Group stands just one day away from its 2017 season launch of live NASCAR on NBC race coverage, headlined by Saturday night’s presentation of the Coke Zero 400, from Daytona International Speedway, at 7 p.m. ET on NBC.
Listed below are some key metrics about NBC Sports Group’s coverage of the Coke Zero 400 on Saturday night, as well as Friday night’s telecast of the XFINITY Subway Firecracker 250 on NBCSN.
1 Helicopter providing aerial coverage throughout the weekend.
2 Networks (NBC and NBCSN) providing live NASCAR race coverage from Daytona International Speedway.
3 Years lead race announce Rick Allen, and analysts Jeff Burton and Steve Letarte have combined to call NASCAR races on NBC.
5 Members of NBC Sports’ social media team on-site providing behind-the-scenes coverage.
12 Production trucks powering NBC Sports’ NASCAR coverage.
13 Members of NBC Sports’ on-air talent team reporting live from Daytona.
16 On-board cameras embedded within Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series cars.
19 NASCAR XFINITY Series races NBC Sports Group will present in 2017.
20 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races NBC Sports Group will present in 2017.
22.5 Total hours of trackside coverage from Daytona International Speedway.
23 Sony HDC-4300 cameras with 4K capabilities.
60 Total on-site cameras.
100+ Miles per hour BatCam camera system travels along the track.
235 Crew members on-site in Daytona.
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