For those of you NASCAR fans that like stats and love to hate commercials, here is the breakdown for Thursday's races. I began recording the times at the Invocation before the first Duel at 7:00 PM, and stopped at the waving of the checkered flag after the second Duel at 9:49 PM (all times are EST). I did not keep records for the pre- and post-race coverage. FS1 was the broadcast team for this event.
Total number of commercials: 93
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 45
Number of times FS1 utilized 'Side-by-Side' commercials during this broadcast: 0
Total number of brief promos of products/services during the race broadcast (including company logos 'floating' in corners of the screen): 70
Total number of companies or entities advertised in brief promos or crawlers: 16 (companies: Monster Energy; Jimmy John's; Kroger; Coca-Cola; Chevy; Ford Performance; Toyota; GoodYear; Sunoco; Nationwide; Geico; Credit One Bank; FoxSportsGo #48carchannel #88carchannel; NASCAR on FS1; upcoming Xfinity race; upcoming Daytona 500 race)
Total amount of time these brief promos take during broadcast: app. 50 sec.
Start time to record race/commercial periods: 7:00 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 9:49 PM
Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 169
Minutes of race broadcast: 132
Minutes of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 37
Number of missed restarts: 0
Number of 'mystery cautions' (debris not shown): 0
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