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Commercial breakdown: 2019 1000Bulbs.com 500

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. (Please note: This week includes a rain postponement from Sunday to Monday.)

Race and Commercial Breakdown of the 2019 1000Bulbs.com 500

Sunday, Oct. 13
Start time to record race/commercial periods: 1:41 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 3:02 PM
—Rain Postponement—

Monday, Oct. 14
Start time to record race/commercial periods: 2:02 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 4:58 PM
Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 257
Minutes of race broadcast: 213
Minutes of traditional commercials: 44
Minutes of side-by-side commercials: 15

Total number of commercials: 143
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 59
Total number of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 111
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 53
Total number of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during the broadcast (split-screen): 32

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