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Commercial breakdown: 2021 South Point 400

After Sunday’s Cup race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, a gambling person might say that odds were great the tagline for many subsequent racing articles would be, “Hamlin Delivers a Win in the FedEx Toyota.” Speaking of other sure bets having to do with the race, everyone can count on pesky commercials during the broadcast. For those who like to know precisely how many ads there were, and how much time they took during the broadcast, here is this week’s breakdown.

Race and Commercial Breakdown of the 2021 South Point 400

Start time to record race/commercial periods: 7:00 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 10:06 PM
Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 186
Minutes of race broadcast: 153
Minutes of traditional commercials: 33
Minutes of side-by-side commercials: 11

Total number of commercials: 99
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 48
Total number of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 75
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 43
Total number of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during the broadcast (split-screen): 24
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 16
Number of times NBCSN utilized ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during the broadcast: 5

Companies seen the most in commercials during this broadcast: Coca-Cola (11 times); Xfinity (11 times); Geico (8 times); Sonic (6 times); Upcoming Cup race (6 times)

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