Sunday marked the 20th anniversary of 9/11, one of America’s darkest days. Television and internet resonated with ‘We Will Not Forget’ in a myriad of ways. However, for many folks, a part of them wanted to try to forget, or to at least get away from the horrible images of planes and fires and crying people for just a while. NASCAR fans indulged in watching a race at Richmond, and managed to be happy for Martin Truex Jr., the winner. There were also, of course, commercials. 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 2021 Federated Auto Parts 400 Salute to First Responders
Start time to record race/commercial periods: 7:30 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 10:54 PM
Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 204
Minutes of race broadcast: 170
Minutes of traditional commercials: 34
Minutes of side-by-side commercials: 12
Total number of commercials: 110
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 51
Total number of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 77
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 44
Total number of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during the broadcast (split-screen): 33
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 18
Number of times NBCSN utilized ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during the broadcast: 5
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