Countdown to Championship Sunday: NASCAR on NBC by the numbers

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


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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