NBC Sports broadcasts the final NASCAR race of the year, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship tomorrow at 3 p.m. ET on NBC. The final weekend of NBC Sports Group’s first year back as the home of NASCAR’s Championship run is powered by 80 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 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race left to run on NBC
2 Sources providing aerial coverage (Helicopter & Blimp)
13 Members of NBC Sports NASCAR on-air broadcast team at Homestead-Miami Speedway
19 Number of 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races run thus far on NBC and NBCSN
23 Sony HDC-4300 cameras with 4K capabilities
24 On-board cameras imbedded within 8 Sprint Cup Series cars
24 Pounds of bacon cooked each day by crew catering
27 Hours of trackside coverage from Miami
28 Miles of fiber cable
80 Total on site cameras
150 NBC Sports microphones throughout the speedway
230 NBC Sports Group crew members on site in Miami
1,000 Eggs cooked each day by crew catering
3,500 Number of water bottles consumed each weekend by crew
NASCAR on NBC
NBC Sports Group presents the final 20 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races, final 19 NASCAR XFINITY Series events, select NASCAR Regional & Touring Series events and other live NASCAR related content. NBC Sports Group is the home of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, when the elite national series races through its final 10 events of the season. NBC Sports Group’s NASCAR programming also includes NASCAR America on NBCSN, airing weekdays at 5 p.m. ET, coverage of NASCAR’s Awards Ceremonies, the annual NASCAR Hall of Fame induction ceremony, as well as original programming specials.
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