The road to the Daytona 500 continued Thursday evening, with the running of the BlueGreen Vacation Duels. Whether they are qualifying duels, or a weekly race, one thing you can count on is excitement… and commercials. 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.

Race and Commercial Breakdown of the 2020 BlueGreen Vacations Duel 1 & 2

Start time to record race/commercial periods: 7:01 PM
Stop time for a rain delay: 7:17 PM
Restart following rain delay: 8:14 PM
End of race: 10:44 PM
Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 166
Minutes of race broadcast: 135
Minutes of traditional commercials: 31
Minutes of side-by-side commercials: 8

Total number of commercials: 82
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 40
Total number of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 66
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 35
Total number of ‘Side-by-Side‘ commercials during the broadcast (split-screen): 16
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 14
Number of times FS1 utilized ‘Side-by-Side‘ commercials during the broadcast: 3

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