For those of you NASCAR fans that like stats and love to hate commercials, here is the breakdown for Sunday’s race.
Began recording the times at the Invocation of the race at 2:00 PM, stopped at a rain delay at 2:26 PM; resumed recording times at 4:34 PM, then stopped at the call of the race for rain at 6:47 PM (all times are EDT). Did not keep records for the pre- and post-race coverage.
Fox was the broadcast team for this event.
Total number of commercials: 105
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 50
Number of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 92
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 47
Number of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during race broadcast (split-screen): 13
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 11
Number of times Fox utilized ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during this broadcast: 2
Total number of brief promos of products/services during the race broadcast (including company logos ‘floating’ in corners of the screen): 92
Start time to record race/commercial periods: 2:00 PM
Stop time due to rain delay: 2:26 PM
Restarted at: 4:34 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 6:47 PM
Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 159
Minutes of race broadcast: 121
Minutes of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 38
Minutes of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials (split-screen): 5
Number of missed restarts: 0
Number of ‘mystery cautions’ (debris not shown): 0
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