<
>

Bristol commercial breakdown

For those of you NASCAR fans that like stats and love to hate commercials, here is the breakdown for Sunday's, then Monday's, race.

Began recording the times on Sunday at the Invocation of the race at 1:15 PM, then stopped at the last red flag for rain at 4:34 PM (all times are EDT). On Monday, I began recording times at the call to fire the engines at 1:30 PM, and stopped at the checkered flag at 3:25 PM. Did not keep records for the pre- and post-race coverage, or rain delay coverage.

Fox was the broadcast team for this event.

Total number of commercials: 121
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 46

Number of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 98
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 41

Number of 'Side-by-Side' commercials during race broadcast (split-screen): 23
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 13
Number of times Fox utilized 'Side-by-Side' commercials during this broadcast: 4
Total number of brief promos of products/services during the race broadcast (including company logos 'floating' in corners of the screen): 305

Start time to record race/commercial periods on Sunday: 1:15 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods on Sunday: 4:34 PM
Start time to record race/commercial periods on Monday: 1:30 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods on Monday: 3:25 PM

Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 314
Minutes of race broadcast: 275
Minutes of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 39
Minutes of 'Side-by-Side' commercials (split-screen): 9
Number of missed restarts: 0
Number of 'mystery cautions' (debris not shown): 0

See much more at Caws n Jaws.