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 Consumers Energy 400
Start time to record race/commercial periods: 3:00 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 6:00 PM
Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 180
Minutes of race broadcast: 151
Minutes of traditional commercials: 29
Minutes of side-by-side commercials: 13
Total number of commercials: 108
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 84
Total number of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 80
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 42
Total number of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during the broadcast (split-screen): 28
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 22
Number of times NBCSN utilized ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during the broadcast: 5
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