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Commercial breakdown: 2019 FireKeepers Casino 400

Whether they are irritating interruptions, or chances for folks to run for more snacks, commercials are a reality for NASCAR fans on race day. For those who like to know precisely how many there were, and how much time they took during the broadcast, here is this week’s breakdown.

Race and Commercial Breakdown of the 2019 FireKeepers Casino 400

Sunday Start Time to record race/commercial periods: 2:44 PM
Sunday End time to record race/commercial periods: 3:12 PM
Monday Start Time to record race/commercial periods: 5:00 PM
Monday End Time to record race/commercial periods: 8:02 PM
Total minutes of complete two-day race broadcast: 210
Minutes of race broadcast: 162
Minutes of traditional commercials: 48
Minutes of side-by-side commercials: 8

Total number of commercials: 134
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 54
Total number of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 117
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 51
Total number of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during the broadcast (split-screen): 17
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 13
Number of times FS1 utilized ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during the broadcast: 3

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