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Jayski.com: Bristol Race and Commercial Breakdown of the 2017 Food City 500

For those of you NASCAR fans that like stats and love to hate commercials, here is the breakdown for Monday's race. Began recording the times at the Invocation of the race at 1:01 PM, and stopped at the waving of the checkered flag at 4:21 PM (all times are EDT). Did not keep records for the pre- and post-race coverage. Fox was the broadcast team for this event.

Total number of commercials: 99
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 48
Number of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 70
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 39
Number of 'Side-by-Side' commercials during race broadcast (split-screen): 29
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 21
Number of times Fox utilized 'Side-by-Side' commercials during this broadcast: 5
Total number of brief promos of products/services during the race broadcast (including company logos 'floating' in corners of the screen): 164
Total amount of time these brief promos take during broadcast: app. 2 min. 20 sec.
Start time to record race/commercial periods: 1:01 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 4:21 PM
Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 200
Minutes of race broadcast: 168
Minutes of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 32
Minutes of 'Side-by-Side' commercials (split-screen): 12
Number of missed restarts: 0
Number of 'mystery cautions' (debris not shown): 0

Breakdown of specific times, broken into two categories (race broadcast times, and commercial broadcast times)
Race brdcast times: Total min: Comm. brdcast times: Total min:
1:01 PM - 1:17 PM - 16 // 1:17 PM - 1:19 PM - 2
1:19 PM - 1:23 PM - 4 // 1:23 PM - 1:26 PM - 3
1:26 PM - 1:31 PM - 5 // 1:31 PM - 1:34 PM - 3
1:34 PM - 1:36 PM - 2 // 1:36 PM - 1:38 PM - 2
1:38 PM - 2:03 PM - 25 // 2:03 PM - 2:05 PM - 2
2:05 PM - 2:09 PM - 4 // 2:09 PM - 2:11 PM - 2
2:11 PM - 2:21 PM - 10 // 2:21 PM - 2:23 PM - 2
2:23 PM - 2:31 PM - 8 // 2:31 PM - 2:33 PM - 2
2:33 PM - 2:35 PM - 2 // 2:35 PM - 2:37 PM - 2
2:37 PM - 2:40 PM - 3 // 2:40 PM - 2:43 PM - 3
2:43 PM - 2:46 PM - 3 // 2:46 PM - 2:48 PM - 2
2:48 PM - 2:55 PM - 7 // 2:55 PM - 2:57 PM - 2
2:57 PM - 3:00 PM - 3 // 3:00 PM - 3:02 PM - 2
3:02 PM - 3:22 PM - 20 // 3:22 PM - 3:23 PM - 1
3:23 PM - 3:29 PM - 6 // 3:29 PM - 3:31 PM - 2
3:31 PM - 4:21 PM - 50 // 4:21 PM - checkered flag flies

Total race brdcst time 168 Total comm. brdcst time 32

Commercials during race broadcast: 'Side-by-Side' ('Thank you!' to all of the participating sponsors!)
1:54 PM - 1:56 PM
Smithfield Foods; Toyota (Toyota drivers) #ToyotaNation; AARP/possibilities (Jeff Gordon); Busch Beer; Duralast at AutoZone (Joey Logano); 'Race Hub' on FS1; NASCAR.com/KidsTix
3:13 PM - 3:15 PM
Geico; NASCAR.com/Green; Toyota Corolla #ToyotaNation; Coca-Cola @CocaColaRacing (Danica Patrick, Austin Dillon, Ryan Newman, Joey Logano, Denny Hamlin); upcoming Cup race
3:38 PM - 3:41 PM
ChevyDealer.com; 'Skip & Shannon Undisputed' on FS1; NASCAR.com/Green; AutoZone; Baseball on FS1; upcoming Xfinity race
3:54 PM - 3:56 PM
GoodYear (Dale Earnhardt Jr.); Toyota (Toyota drivers) #ToyotaNation; Nationwide (Dale Earnhardt Jr.); 'Mobile Strike' game; 'Fargo' on FX
4:01 PM - 4:04 PM
Ford; Busch Beer; AARP/possibilities (Jeff Gordon); KFC; upcoming Cup race; NASCAR.com/Green

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