FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, November 17th, 2017
NBC SPORTS’ 2017 MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR CUP SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP COVERAGE “BY THE NUMBERS”
22 Trackside Hours Powered by 80 Cameras, 15 On-Air Talent and 210 Production Personnel
NBC and NBCSN Present the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Championship Race this Sunday, November 19 at 3 p.m. ET
STAMFORD, Conn. – November 17, 2017 – NBC Sports Group presents the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Championship this Sunday, November 19 at 3 p.m. ET on NBC and NBCSN.
Sunday’s coverage will feature Championship 4 drivers Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick, Brad Keselowski and Martin Truex Jr. as they put everything on the line to battle for the 2017 Cup Series title. NBC and NBCSN will also celebrate Dale Earnhardt Jr.‘s final race with exclusive interviews and spotlight coverage of the iconic driver.
Listed below are key metrics about NBC Sports Group’s Championship coverage from Homestead- Miami Speedway.
1 BatCam providing 100+ mph coverage along the backstretch of Homestead-Miami Speedway
2 Television networks covering Sunday’s Championship race. In addition to live coverage on NBC, NBCSN’s Hot Pass telecast will offer simultaneous live coverage dedicated to each of the Championship 4 drivers, as well as Dale Earnhardt Jr.
6 In-car cameras showcasing Brad Keselowski, Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr., Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Daniel Suarez
11 Fans featured in Sunday’s Dale Earnhardt Jr. tribute voiced over by NBC’s This is Us actor Justin Hartley
15 Members of NBC Sports’ NASCAR on-air team covering Championship Weekend
22 Hours of trackside coverage
23 Sony HDC-4300 cameras with 4K capabilities among NBC Sports’ production complement
28 Time Emmy Award-winner Bob Costas to interview Dale Earnhardt Jr. live before his final race
80 NBC Sports Cameras
150 Microphones throughout the speedway
210 Crew members on-site in Miami
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