For those of you NASCAR fans that like stats and love to hate commercials, here is the breakdown for Saturday’s race.
Began recording the times at the Invocation of the race at 6:30 PM, and stopped at the waving of the checkered flag at 9:48 PM (all times are EDT). Did not keep records for the pre- and post-race coverage.
NBCSN was the broadcast team for this event.
Please note that in addition to the commercials and promos listed below there is always a sponsor’s logo that changes throughout the race above the running order; as well as various driver statistics.
Total number of commercials: 103
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 54
Number of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 72
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 46
Number of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during race broadcast (split-screen): 31
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 20
Number of times NBCSN utilized ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during this broadcast:5
Total number of brief promos of products/services during the race broadcast (including company logos ‘floating’ in corners of the screen): 134
Start time to record race/commercial periods: 6:30 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 9:48 PM
Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 198
Minutes of race broadcast: 167
Minutes of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 31
Minutes of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials (split-screen): 12
Number of missed restarts: 0
Number of ‘mystery cautions’ (debris not shown): 0
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