JAW’s ‘HEARTRACERS / HEARTBREAKERS’
– 2015 IRWIN Tools Night Race edition

Date: 8-22-15

Racetrack: Bristol Motor Speedway

Pole Sitter: Denny Hamlin

HEARTRACERS:

  • Joey Logano: Joey won the race after leading the second most laps. He led almost 175 laps. He got more bonus points for the Chase.
  • Denny Hamlin: Denny led about 50 laps from pole in the race and finished third. He contended for the win and was solid during the race.
  • Kyle Busch: Kyle led the most laps in the race. He might have won except for a few pit stop problems. He got a top-ten anyway.
  • Clint Bowyer: Clint was in a crash during the race. In his up and downs he managed to finish in the top-five.
  • Justin Allgaier: Justin was able to finish 12th in the race when he normally doesn’t have that kind of pace. It was a good run for his team.
  • Jimmie Johnson: Jimmie got another top-five in the race. Even though he never led any laps he still got that top-five.

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For those of you NASCAR fans that like stats and love to hate commercials, here is the breakdown for Saturday’s race.

I began recording the times at the Invocation of the race at 7:30 PM, and stopped at the waving of the checkered flag at 10:36 PM (all times are EST). I did not keep records for the pre- and post-race coverage.

NBCSN was the broadcast team for this event.

Please note that in addition to the commercials and promos listed below there is always a sponsor’s logo that changes throughout the race near the race ticker.

Throughout the breakdown, you can find links to sponsors, or special items-of-interest such as links to contests and movie sites.

Race and Commercial Breakdown of the 2015 IRWIN Tools Night Race

Total number of commercials: 114

Total number of companies or entities advertised: 57

Number of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 91
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 55
Number of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during race broadcast (split-screen): 23
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 19
Number of times NBCSN 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): 102

Total number of companies or entities advertised in brief promos or crawlers: 21 (companies: Smithfield Foods; Tostitos; Coca-Cola; Budweiser; Ford; Toyota; Geico; Nationwide; Sprint.com/AllIn ; Sprint.com/HalfPrice ; ‘No Escape’ movie; NBCSports.com/liveextra ; upcoming IndyCar race on NBCSN; ‘The Dan Patrick Show’ on NBCSN; NASCARonNBC #ITNR ; MissSprintCup on facebook; NASCAR.com/mobile ; NASCAR.com/RaceBuddy ; NASCAR.com/newsletter ; upcoming Darlington Sprint Cup race; upcoming K&N race; upcoming Road America Xfinity race)

Total amount of time these brief promos take during broadcast: app. 4 min. 15 sec.

Also, there are the following race statistics/graphics during the broadcast, sponsored by companies:

NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase Bubble Points’
No Escape ‘Starting Grid’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Radio Communication’
Geico ‘In-Car Camera’
Nationwide ‘In-Car Camera’
Coca-Cola ‘In-Car Camera’
5 Hour Energy ‘In-Car Camera’
Budweiser ‘In-Car Camera’
Sprint ‘In-Car Camera’
Toyota ‘In-Car Camera’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘On-Board’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Aric Almirola – Best Finish this Season’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Kyle Busch – 5 Career Wins at BMS
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Carl Edwards – 7 Top 10s this Season’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Martin Truex Jr. – Best Short Track Finish’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Track Facts’
Sunoco Fuel ‘Race Facts’
Sunoco Fuel ‘Race Strategy’
Smithfield Foods ‘Aerial Coverage’
NASCAR on NBCSNJGR This Season’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Running Order’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Intervals’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Top 3’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Driver Telemetry’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit Reporter’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Fast Lap Times’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Started/Currently’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Biggest Movers’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Race Control: Debris Turn 3’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Lucky Dog’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Race Off Pit Road’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Restart’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Penalty Issued’
NASCAR on NBCSNMWR Running Order’
Toyota ‘Driver Update’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Currently:’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase Bubble – Pts. Ahead of 17th’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Started’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Top 16’
Sprint ‘Fast Lap’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Currently/Started/High/Low’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Gyro Cam’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Team Communication’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Biggest Movers Since Restart’
Diet Mountain Dew ‘On the Move’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase Tracker’
Nationwide ‘Through the Field’
Sprint ‘Lead Changes’
Mobil 1 ‘Performance Factors’
NASCAR on NBCSNHMS Running Order’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘In the Chase’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Top 16 in Points’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Race Control: Debris on the backstretch’
Sunoco ‘Race Fuel’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Kevin Harvick – 7 2nd Place Finishes Since Last Win’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Closing the Gap’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Final Lap’

Start time to record race/commercial periods: 7:30 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 10:36 PM

Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 186
Minutes of race broadcast: 148
Minutes of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 38
Minutes of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials (split-screen): 9

Number of missed restarts: 0
Number of ‘mystery cautions’ (debris not shown): 1

Click here for last year’s commercial breakdown of this race.

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JAW’S Driver Profile No. 2 of the 2015 Racing Season
KEVIN HARVICK

I will be doing a driver profile of a good racer every once and a while throughout this year. Kevin Harvick will be my second Driver Profile.

Kevin Harvick Bio
Kevin Harvick, 39, was born on December 8, 1975. He grew up in California. He raced Karts with his family at a young age. He started racing late models in 1992 to progress his career. Kevin competed in lots of sports growing up but NASCAR became his career. Kevin began racing at NASCAR’s top level in 1995 in the Camping World Truck Series. He entered the Xfinity series in 1999. In 2000 he had his first decent year getting a few wins. He got an unexpected call up to drive for Richard Childress in 2001 for the Sprint Cup Series. After Dale Earnhardt Sr. died in the 2001 Daytona 500 Kevin was called to drive his car full-time. He got his first Cup win at Atlanta in 2001. He beat Jeff Gordon in a photo finish. He drove the No. 29 car for Childress for many years in Cup. He got lots of wins but he did not get a title in that ride. With his wife DeLana he ran Kevin Harvick Inc. He hired Ron Hornaday to win races and Championships in the Truck Series. He would often win too. He made many Xfinity starts for Childress Racing and his own race team. He hired drivers to race beside him. He hired cups stars like Tony Stewart and Bobby Labonte and Xfinity regulars that won races for him. He won over 40 races in the Xfinity Series. He won 14 in the Truck Series. He got two Xfinity titles for Childress in 2001 and 2006. Despite the success in the Xfinity series his Cup Series struggles from time-to-time left him wanting a championship. After a falling out with Childress over personal matters he left the Cup team at the end of the 2013 season. He joined Stewart Haas Racing for 2014. He won the Championship in the No. 4 car. His win total had climbed high by 2015. He is currently the top driver in NASCAR in 2015 leading the Championship. He will be going for two in a row.

Kevin Harvick NASCAR Cup Wins

Speedway Ovals – 21 Wins

Phoenix 7 ^
Charlotte 3 ^
Chicago 2 ^
Atlanta 1 ^
Indianapolis 1 ^
New Hampshire 1 ^
Michigan 1 ^
Fontana 1 ^
Las Vegas 1 ^
Kansas 1 ^
Darlington 1 ^
Homestead 1 ^

Superspeedway Ovals – 3 Wins

Daytona 2 ^
Talladega 1 ^

Short Track Ovals – 5 Wins

Richmond 3 ^
Martinsville 1 ^
Bristol 1 ^

Road Courses Cup – 1 Win

Watkins Glen 1 ^

Total: 30

^ Tracks Kevin has won at that are on schedule

These tracks currently on schedule he has NOT won at:

1. Texas best finish 2nd.
2. Dover best finish 2nd.
3. Pocono best finish 2nd.
4. Sonoma Course best finish 2nd.
5. Kentucky best finish 7th.

Championships

1998 Sprint West Champion

2002 IROC Champion

2001 Xfinity Series Title

2006 Xfinity Series Title

2014 Sprint Cup Series Title

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JAW’s ‘HEARTRACERS / HEARTBREAKERS’
– 2015 Pure Michigan 400 edition

Date: 8-16-15

Racetrack: Michigan International Speedway

Pole Sitter: Matt Kenseth

HEARTRACERS:

  • Matt Kenseth: Matt won the race after starting on pole. He continued Joe Gibb’s win streak. He was unbeatable in the end of the race.
  • Martin Truex, Jr.: Martin stated 22nd in the race. He did not lead any laps but he finished in third place. He had a great run in the race.
  • Austin Dillon: Austin qualified and finished in fourth position. He had his most solid run of the year. He is a driver trying hard to get in the Chase in the last few races.
  • Carl Edwards: Carl got a top-ten in the race. He was running as well as the other Gibbs cars this week. He wants to win more races and this is the way to start.
  • Kevin Harvick: Kevin finished second again in a race this year. That is closing in on a record for the most one-two finishes in a single season.
  • Brad Keselowski: Brad got a top-ten finish for Penske. He and his teammate are getting consistent finishes every week that could lead to wins.

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

I began recording the times at the Invocation of the race at 2:30 PM, and stopped at the waving of the checkered flag at 5:42 PM (all times are EST). I did not keep records for the pre- and post-race coverage.

NBCSN was the broadcast team for this event.

Please note that in addition to the commercials and promos listed below there is always a sponsor’s logo that changes throughout the race near the race ticker.

Throughout the breakdown, you can find links to sponsors, or special items-of-interest such as links to contests and movie sites.

Race and Commercial Breakdown of the 2015 Pure Michigan 400

Total number of commercials: 105

Total number of companies or entities advertised: 54

Number of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 82
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 52
Number of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during race broadcast (split-screen): 23
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 18
Number of times NBCSN 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): 77

Total number of companies or entities advertised in brief promos or crawlers: 21 (companies: MissSprintCup ; Subway; Tostitos; McDonald’s; Smithfield Foods; 5 Hour Energy drink; Coca-Cola; Coke Zero; Chevy; Toyota; Geico; Sprint.com/AllIn ; Sprint.com/HalfPrice ; ‘The Transporter Refueled’ movie; NBCSports.com/liveextra ; upcoming F1 race on NBCSN; ‘Mob Steel’ on NBCSN; NASCAR.com/newsletter; NASCAR.com/mobile ; NASCAR.com/RaceBuddy; upcoming BMS SC race; upcoming BMS Xfinity race)

Total amount of time these brief promos take during broadcast: app. 4 min. 15 sec.

Also, there are the following race statistics/graphics during the broadcast, sponsored by companies:

NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Starting Grid’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Radio’
Geico ‘In-Car Camera’
Sprint ‘In-Car Camera’
5 Hour Energy ‘In-Car Camera’
Coca-Cola ‘In-Car Camera’
Chevy ‘In-Car Camera’
Jimmy John’s ‘In-Car Camera’
Toyota ‘In-Car Camera’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘On Board’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Kasey Kahne – Avg. MIS Finish’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘A.J. Allmendinger – 2 Top 10 Finishes Last 6 Races’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Track Facts’
Sunoco ‘Fuel Strategy’
Smithfield Foods ‘Aerial Coverage’
Geico ‘Thermometer’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘David Ragan – Avg. MIS Finish’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Team Communication’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Running Order’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Race Control: Competition Caution Lap 20’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Top 3’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Intervals’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Battle for:’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Race Control: Debris in Turn 3’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Austin Dillon – 2 Top 10 Finishes in Last 6 Races’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Driver Telemetry’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Fast Lap Time’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit Reporter’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Martin Truex Jr. – Started 18th’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Big Movers Since Restart’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Race Control: Competition Caution’
NASCAR on NBCSNMIS Pit Road Grid’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit In/Pit Out’
Geico ‘Race Off Pit Road’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Penalty Issued’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Currently/Started/High/Low’
Geico ‘In-Car Temperature’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Started/Currently’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase Bubble – Points Ahead of 17th’
Sprint ‘Biggest Mover’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Top 16’
Subway ‘Fresh Take’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase Tracker’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Lucky Dog’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Restarts’
NASCAR on NBCSNNASCAR Chase Grid’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Race Control: Coming to the Green’
Xfinity ‘Speed Chart’
Carl’s Jr. ‘Through the Field’
NASCAR on NBCSNRPM/MPH/Behind’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Last Pit Stop’
Sprint ‘Lead Changes’
McDonald’s ‘Who You Lovin’ ‘
Toyota Camry ‘On-Track Car’
Sprint ‘Most Laps Led’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Through the Field’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Race Recap’
NASCAR on NBCSNMPH at the Line’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Austin Dillon – 71 Career SC races’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Final Lap’

Start time to record race/commercial periods: 2:30 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 5:42 PM

Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 192
Minutes of race broadcast: 154
Minutes of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 38
Minutes of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials (split-screen): 10

Number of missed restarts: 0
Number of ‘mystery cautions’ (debris not shown): 1

Click here for last year’s commercial breakdown of this race.

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JAW’s ‘HEARTRACERS / HEARTBREAKERS’
– 2015 Cheez-It 355 at the Glen edition

Date: 08-09-15

Racetrack: Watkins Glen International

Pole Sitter: A.J. Allmendinger

HEARTRACERS:

  • Joey Logano: Joey won the race after Kevin Harvick ran out of gas. He is padding his bonus points in the Chase with this win.
  • Kyle Busch: Kyle finished second in the race, putting him in 30th place in the standings. He is now very likely to finish the Chase in the top-thirty in points. He has been very strong since returning to NASCAR.
  • Sam Hornish, Jr.: Sam got a top-ten finish after a crash on lap 33. He ran well and finished very high for his team’s current performance.
  • Kurt Busch: Kurt had another consistent finish in the top-five leading to the Chase. He continues to do well for Stewart Haas Racing.
  • Matt Kenseth: Matt got another top-five finish in fourth place. Joe Gibbs Racing is doing well right now.
  • Matt DiBenedetto: Matt got a lead lap finish in 26th place. That is a much better result for him this season than in the past.

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

I began recording the times at the Invocation of the race at 2:00 PM, and stopped at the waving of the checkered flag at 4:57 PM (all times are EST). I did not keep records for the pre- and post-race coverage.

NBCSN was the broadcast team for this event.

Please note that in addition to the commercials and promos listed below there is always a sponsor’s logo that changes throughout the race near the race ticker.

Throughout the breakdown, you can find links to sponsors, or special items-of-interest such as links to contests and movie sites.

Race and Commercial Breakdown of the 2015 Cheez-It 355 at the Glen

Total number of commercials: 99

Total number of companies or entities advertised: 47

Number of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 76
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 46
Number of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during race broadcast (split-screen): 23
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 18
Number of times NBCSN 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): 60

Total number of companies or entities advertised in brief promos or crawlers: 16 (companies: Smithfield Foods; Subway; 5 Hour Energy drink; Budweiser; Toyota; Geico; Sprint.com/AllIn ; NFL on NBC; NBCSports.com/liveextra ; NASCARonNBC ; MissSprintCup ; NASCAR.com/RaceBuddy ; NASCAR.com/mobile ; NASCAR.com/calendar ; upcoming Michigan SC race on NBCSN; upcoming Mid-Ohio Xfinity race on NBCSN)

Total amount of time these brief promos take during broadcast: app. 3 min. 10 sec.

Also, there are the following race statistics/graphics during the broadcast, sponsored by companies:

NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Starting Grid’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Radio Communications’
Coca-Cola ‘In-Car Camera’
Toyota ‘In-Car Camera’
Ford Ecoboost ‘In-Car Camera’
Sprint ‘In-Car Camera’
Nationwide ‘In-Car Camera’
Scott Products ‘In-Car Camera’
Chevy ‘In-Car Camera’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘On-Board’
Smithfield Foods ‘Aerial Coverage’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘A.J. Allmendinger – Finished 13th or Better at 6 WG Races’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Kevin Harvick – 30 Career Sprint Cup Wins’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Jimmie Johnson – 74 Career Sprint Cup Wins’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Track Facts’
Sunoco ‘Fuel Strategy’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Running Order’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Conditions’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Top 3’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Top 16’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Intervals’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase Bubble Points’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit Reporter’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Driver Telemetry’
Coca-Cola ‘Foot Cam’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Race Control: Debris Between Turns 6 & 7’
Geico ‘Race Off Pit Road’
Sprint ‘Fastest Pit Road Time’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Penalty Issued’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Started/Currently’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Black Flag’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Race Control: Debris from 11 Car’
Toyota ‘Driver Update’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Team Communications’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Restart’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Last Pit Stop’
Budweiser ‘On the Move’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Race Control: Debris from 3 Car’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Lucky Dog’
Xfinity ‘Speed Chart’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Race Recap’
NASCAR on NBCSNNASCAR Chase Grid’
Sprint ‘Most Laps Led’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase Bubble Guys – Struggling Today’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Race to the Chase’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit Strategy at the Glen – Last 5 Winners’
Sprint ‘Lead Changes’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Sprint Cup racing from WG – Last Pit Stop’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase Bubble – Pts. Ahead of 17th’
Carl’s Jr. ‘Through the Field’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Currently/Started/High/Low’
NASCAR on NBCSNMPH/RPM/Miles Behind’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Intervals at the Line’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Final Lap’

Start time to record race/commercial periods: 2:00 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 4:57 PM

Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 177
Minutes of race broadcast: 143
Minutes of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 34
Minutes of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials (split-screen): 11

Number of missed restarts: 0
Number of ‘mystery cautions’ (debris not shown): 0

Click here for last year’s commercial breakdown of this race.

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JAW’s ‘HEARTRACERS / HEARTBREAKERS
– 2015 Windows 10 400 edition

Date: 8-2-15

Racetrack: Pocono Raceway

Pole Sitter: Kyle Busch

HEARTRACERS:

  • Matt Kenseth: Matt was lucky on fuel and made it to the line for another win for Joe Gibbs Racing. He made the best of a car that was not going to win without some help.
  • Dale Earnhardt, Jr.: Dale got a top-five finish in the race. He is stringing together consistent race finishes that could win him a championship.
  • Greg Biffle: Greg had a car that was slow all day. He got a top-five finish in the race. He has something to build on for Roush Racing.
  • A.J. Allmendinger: A.J. is getting close to Watkins Glen where he could win a race for the Chase. He got a top-ten finish in the race to help him in the points.
  • Tony Stewart: Tony had a good car in qualifying in back-to-back weeks. His car slowed down some at the Brickyard. Today he finished in the top-ten and backed up his qualifying. He is trying to improve his consistency and overall running position this year. It worked in this race.
  • Landon Cassill: Landon blew his engine the first two races of the year, making people worry that their organization might be start-and-parks this year. He proved later he is running every race. He was running multiple laps down each week as a back marker. He has taken that car top a top-twenty finisher. It is now on the lead lap in some races.

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

I began recording the times at the Invocation of the race at 1:30 PM, and stopped at the waving of the checkered flag at 5:07 PM (all times are EST). I did not keep records for the pre- and post-race coverage.

NBCSN was the broadcast team for this event.

Please note that in addition to the commercials and promos listed below there is always a sponsor’s logo that changes throughout the race near the race ticker.

Throughout the breakdown, you can find links to sponsors, or special items-of-interest such as links to contests and movie sites.

Race and Commercial Breakdown of the 2015 Windows 10 400

Total number of commercials: 118

Total number of companies or entities advertised: 56

Number of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 93
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 52
Number of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during race broadcast (split-screen): 25
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 22
Number of times NBCSN 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): 75

Total number of companies or entities advertised in brief promos or crawlers: 19 (companies: Tostitos; Smithfield Foods; Subway; Coca-Cola; Aquafina; Ford; Toyota; Geico; AARP; Aaron’s; Sprint.com/AllIn ; NFL on NBC/NBCSN; NBCSports.com/liveextra ; NASCAR.com/newsletter; NASCAR.com/calendar; NASCAR.com/RaceBuddy; upcoming Sprint Cup race; upcoming Xfinity race; @MissSprintCup on twitter)

Total amount of time these brief promos take during broadcast: app. 3 min. 50 sec.

Also, there are the following race statistics/graphics during the broadcast, sponsored by companies:

NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Starting Grid’
Chevy ‘In-Car Camera’
Sprint ‘In-Car Camera’
AARP ‘In-Car Camera’
Ford Ecoboost ‘In-Car Camera’
Mobil 1 ‘In-Car Camera’
Jimmy John’s ‘In-Car Camera’
Toyota ‘In-Car Camera’
Mobil 1 ‘Performance Factors’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Tony Stewart – 22 Pocono Wins’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Dale Earnhardt Jr. – Top Finishes in Last 8 Races’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Track Facts’
Sunoco ‘Fuel Strategy’
AARP ‘Jeff Gordon – Milestones at Pocono Raceway’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Team Communication’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Joey Logano – Last 3 Finishes’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Running Order’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Top 3’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Driver Telemetry’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Intervals’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Final Practice’
Smithfield ‘Aerial Coverage’
NASCAR on NBCSNNASCAR Chase Grid’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Battle for:’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Race Control: Competition Caution’
Geico ‘Race Off Pit Road’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Started/Currently’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Lucky Dog’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Restart’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Jimmie Johnson – Started 12th’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Currently’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Jimmie Johnson – Starts/Wins/Top 5/Top 10’
Sprint ‘Biggest Mover’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Kyle Busch – Currently Running 30th in Points’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase Bubble Points’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Last Pit Stop’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Penalty Issued’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Race Control: Tire on Pit Road’
Toyota ‘Driver Update’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Conditions’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit Reporter’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Currently/Started/High/Low’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pocono Raceway Pit Road Grid’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit In/Pit Out’
Sprint ‘Cautions Today’
Carl’s Jr. ‘Through the Field’
Toyota Camry ‘On-Track Car’
Sprint ‘Most Laps Led’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase Bubble – Points Ahead of 17th’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Secs. Behind Leader’
NASCAR on NBCSN ’4 Straight Wins in a Single Season’
NASCAR on NBCSNJGR Running Order’
Sprint Cup Racing from Pocono ‘Last Pit Stop’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Kyle Busch – Currently 29th in Points’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Final Lap’

Start time to record race/commercial periods: 1:30 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 5:07 PM

Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 217
Minutes of race broadcast: 178
Minutes of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 39
Minutes of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials (split-screen): 12

Number of missed restarts: 0 but two close calls
Number of ‘mystery cautions’ (debris not shown): 0

Click here for last year’s commercial breakdown of this race.

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JAW’s ‘HEARTRACERS / HEARTBREAKERS’
– 2015 Crown Royal Presents the Jeff Kyle 400 edition

Date: 7-26-15

Racetrack: Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Pole Sitter: Carl Edwards

HEARTRACERS:

  • Kyle Busch: Kyle became the first driver to win three races in a row since 2007. He won NASCAR’s second biggest race at the Brickyard. He has won four of the last five races and will almost certainly be in the Chase.
  • Kevin Harvick: Kevin got another one/two finish this week. He looked like he might win the race until Kyle Busch got a push on a late restart.
  • Ryan Blaney: Ryan has had bad luck most of the year in the No. 21 car. He is driving part-time and he had a lot of retirements this year. He finished in the top-fifteen with a solid run.
  • Ryan Newman: Ryan started last in the field after problems during the weekend. He drove his car up into the top-fifteen in the race.
  • Clint Bowyer: Clint had contact with Jeff Gordon on lap 51 of the race but he missed getting any damage. He went on to have a good car in the race. He got one of his better finishes of the year in the top-ten.
  • Joey Logano: Joey looked like he might also win the race with a good car. He tried to get the lead on late restarts. He finished in the top-five to help his Chase contention.

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