Jeff Gordon Content Garners 60 Million Impressions Across NASCAR on NBC Platforms
NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship Coverage Breaks NBC Sports Digital Records
NBC Sports Motorsports Theme Music Available on iTunes
One Day to 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards
STAMFORD, Conn. – Dec. 3, 2015 – As NBCSN prepares to present the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Awards this Friday, at 9 p.m. ET, NBC Sports Groups’ social and digital platforms reflect on increased traffic and impressions throughout the five-month season.
NBC SPORTS SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS SEE IMPRESSION INCREASE
Retiring legend Jeff Gordon’s #24Ever content garnered 53 million impressions on Facebook and 10 million on Twitter, making it a dominant trending force throughout the season.
Since July 1st, NASCAR on NBC’s Facebook page has produced 339 million total impressions on content pushed from the page, while the @NASCARonNBC Twitter handle has gathered 77 million impressions and increased its followers by 47%.
Custom videos on the NASCAR on NBC Facebook page have accumulated more than 18 million views, with Blake Shelton’s open contributing 1.5 million individual views and 17,000 shares.
NASCAR SPRINT CUP CHAMPIONSHIP COVERAGE BREAKS RECORDS FOR NBC SPORTS DIGITAL
Kyle Busch’s NASCAR Sprint Cup victory and the final bow of Jeff Gordon’s iconic career in the Ford EcoBoost 400 was the most-watched NASCAR race on NBC Sports Live Extra, delivering 84,000 unique users and 4 million live minutes, up 126% and 64%, respectively, versus the 2015 Sprint Cup season average. NBC Sports Group offered two options to stream the race on NBC Sports Live Extra – the primary NBC broadcast and NBCSN’s spotlight coverage of the four drivers racing for the 2015 title.
In addition, NASCAR Talk broke records in the month of November delivering 4.0 million visits and 7.9 million page views, after logging its best month ever in October among visits (3.3 million) and page views (5.9 million).
NBC SPORTS MOTORSPORTS THEME MUSIC AVAILABLE ON ITUNES
Fans have been asking about our theme music so we made sure it was up on iTunes heading into race day in Miami. The two track album includes “Countdown” and “Race Day” and will keep fans in the racing spirit throughout the off season. The album can be found here and by searching iTunes for “NBC Sports motorsports theme music.”
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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