For those of you NASCAR fans that like stats and love to hate commercials, here is the breakdown for Sunday's race.
Began recording the times at the Moment-of-Silence for Ted Christopher at the start of the race at 2:00 PM, and stopped as Kyle Busch won at 5:26 PM (all times are EDT). Did not keep records for the pre- and post-race coverage.
NBCSN was the broadcast team for this event.
Total number of commercials: 113
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 49
Number of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 81
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 45
Number of 'Side-by-Side' commercials during race broadcast (split-screen): 32
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 23
Number of times NBCSN utilized 'Side-by-Side' commercials during this broadcast:6
Total number of brief promos of products/services during the race broadcast (including company logos 'floating' in corners of the screen): 149
Total amount of time these brief promos take during broadcast: app. 2 min. 45 sec.
Start time to record race/commercial periods: 2:00 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 5:26 PM
Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 206
Minutes of race broadcast: 167
Minutes of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 39
Minutes of 'Side-by-Side' commercials (split-screen): 13
Number of missed restarts: 0
Number of 'mystery cautions' (debris not shown): 0
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