There was a ‘Big One’. It was wild. There was victorious joy; there was deep sadness and regret. No, it wasn’t Talladega; we just experienced that. This was Texas. It was hours of excitement for the fans. For those watching on television, it was all that, plus 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 Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500
Start time to record race/commercial periods: 1:49 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 6:03 PM
Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 254
Minutes of race broadcast: 207
Minutes of traditional commercials: 47
Minutes of side-by-side commercials: 14
Total number of commercials: 145
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 63
Total number of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 116
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 57
Total number of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during the broadcast (split-screen): 29
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 20
Number of times NBC utilized ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during the broadcast: 5
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