During Sunday’s Cup Bank of America Roval race in Charlotte, fans were banking on an exciting race. The drivers were banking on making it through the chicane, but not to bank on anyone’s help as the race for the chase gets tighter. One other thing fans can bank on is commercials during the race broadcast. 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 Bank of America ROVAL 400
Start time to record race/commercial periods: 2:10 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 5:45 PM
Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 215
Minutes of race broadcast: 176
Minutes of traditional commercials: 39
Minutes of side-by-side commercials: 12
Total number of commercials: 131
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 55
Total number of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 101
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 50
Total number of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during the broadcast (split-screen): 30
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 18
Number of times NBC utilized ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during the broadcast: 5
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