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 1:48 PM, stopped for a rain delay at 1:58 PM; restarted recording times at 7:13 PM, and stopped at another rain delay at 11:13 PM (all times are EDT). 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 2016 AAA Texas 500

Total number of commercials: 136

Total number of companies or entities advertised: 55

Number of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 116
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 52
Number of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during race broadcast (split-screen): 20
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 20
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): 106

Total number of companies or entities advertised in brief promos or crawlers: 25 (companies: AAA; Smithfield Foods; Coca-Cola; Busch Beer; Chevy; Ford; Ford Performance; Toyota; TRD; MBVans.com; Sunoco; Nationwide; Liberty Mutual; Sprint; Credit One Bank; Bank of America; Navy Federal Credit Union; GE; AARP; NBC News ‘Decision Night in America’; NBCSports.com/Live; NASCAR.com/ChasePromoNow ; NASCAR.com/Drive; NASCAR.com/RaceView; ‘NASCAR America’ presented by Advance Auto Parts on NBCSN; upcoming Xfinity race; upcoming SC 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
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Starting Grid’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘In the Chase’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Radio Communications’
TRD ‘In-Car Camera’
Nationwide ‘In-Car Camera’
Sprint ‘On Board’
Sunoco ‘On Board’
Busch Beer ‘On Board’
Ford ‘On Board’
Smithfield Foods ‘Aerial Coverage’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Carl Edwards – Finished 5th in ’15 Race’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Jimmie Johnson – 6 Wins (Most All Time)’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Denny Hamlin – Finished 3rd at MVille Last Week’
Liberty Mutual ‘Spotters’ Coverage’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase Elliott – 2 Top 5 Finishes’
Ford ‘Drive to the Championship’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Team Communications’
NASCAR Heat Evolution ‘Animation’
Dodge Ram ‘Guts & Glory’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Running Order’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Race Control: Caution Lap 28’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Top 2’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Currently’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Intervals’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase Tracker/Advanced/In the Chase’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit Road Grid/Pit In/Pit Out’
Geico ‘Race Off Pit Road’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘2nd Caution’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase Pts. as They Run’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Top 3’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Driver Telemetry’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Currently/Started/High/Low’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Battle for’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Started/Currently’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Kyle Busch – Last 10 Lap Times (Secs.)’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Joey Logano – 53 Laps Led’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Biggest Movers’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Current Green Flag Run 33 Laps’
NASCAR on NBCSN ’9 Documented Tire Issues in Last Year’s Fall Race’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Tire Problems’
Sprint ‘Joey Logano – Two Top 3 Finishes in Last 3 Races’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘3rd Caution’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Race Off Pit Road’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Free Pass’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Restart’
Nationwide ‘Through the Field’
NASCAR on NBCSNNBCEEit’
Sprint ‘JGR – No Wins in 7 Chase Races this Season’
NASCAR on NBCSNJGR Running Order’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Kyle Busch – This Weekend’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Joey Logano – Season High 175 Laps Led’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Martin Truex Jr. – 6 Laps Led’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Most Laps Led on 1.5 mi Tracks this Season’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Started’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Closing the Gap’
NASCAR on NBCSNMPH Comparison’
GoodYear Eagle ‘Tires’
Sunoco ‘Race Fuel’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Penalty Issued’
Chevy ‘On the Move’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘6th Caution’
NASCAR on NBCSNNASCAR Non Stop’
Sprint ‘Carl Edwards – 11 Career Wins on 1.5 mi Tracks (3 at TMS)’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Carl Edwards – 24 Races Since Last Win’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Leader’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Carl Edwards – Team Members’

Start time to record race/commercial periods: 1:48 PM
Stop time for rain delay: 1:58 PM
Restart time to record race/commercial periods: 7:13 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 11:13 PM

Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 250
Minutes of race broadcast: 193
Minutes of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 57
Minutes of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials (split-screen): 9

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

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

Read more Commercial breakdown and links related to the 2016 AAA Texas 500 (Rain Delayed/Rain Shortened) ...

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 1:00 PM, and stopped at the waving of the checkered flag at 4:39 PM (all times are EDT). 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 2016 Goody’s Fast Relief 500

Total number of commercials: 125

Total number of companies or entities advertised: 59

Number of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 100
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 51
Number of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during race broadcast (split-screen): 25
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 23
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): 153

Total number of companies or entities advertised in brief promos or crawlers: 33 (companies: NASCAR Heat Evolution; Smithfield Foods; McDonald’s; Hunt Bros. Pizza; Coca-Cola; Busch Beer; 5 Hour Energy drink; Chevy; Chevy #IDriveFor ; Ford; Ford Performance; Toyota; TRD; Mercedes Benz Vans ; Geico; Liberty Mutual; Sprint.com/network; BankofAmerica/militarysupport ; Credit One Bank; Navy Federal Credit Union; Harvoni; Goody’s Pain Relief; State Water Heaters; Sunday Night Football on NBC; ‘Breeder’s Cup’; WeatherTap.com ; NBCSports.com/Live; NASCAR.com/Drive; NASCAR.com/Superstore; NASCAR.com/Mobile; Facebook.com/nascar ; ‘NASCAR/Seasons 2001’; ‘NASCAR America Post-Race Show’ presented by Advance Auto Parts on NBCSN; ‘Victory Lap’ on NBCSN; upcoming Xfinity race; upcoming SC race)

Total amount of time these brief promos take during broadcast: app. 5 min. 20 sec.

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

NASCAR on NBCSN
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Denny Hamlin – 4 Wins in Previous 6 Races’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Jimmie Johnson – Avg. Finish 7.5’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Carl Edwards – 2 Wins in Last 4 Races’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Joey Logano – Tied for Most’
NASCAR Heat Evolution ‘Starting Grid’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘In the Chase’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Radio Communications’
State Water Heaters ‘In-Car Camera’
Hunt Bros. Pizza ‘In-Car Camera’
Sprint ‘On Board’
Toyota ‘In-Car Camera’
Chevy ‘On Board’
Ford ‘In-Car Camera’
Smithfield Foods ‘Aerial Coverage’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Race Analysis’
Dodge Ram ‘Guts & Glory’
Ford ‘Drive to the Championship’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Running Order’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Intervals’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Top 3’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit Reporter’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Driver Telemetry’
NASCAR on NBCSNNBCEEit’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘1st Caution’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit Road Timing Lines’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Restart’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Penalty Issued’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Jeff Gordon – Avg. Finish 6.8’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Currently’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Jimmie Johnson – Last 10 Laps’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit In/Pit Out’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit Road Grid’
Geico ‘Race Off Pit Road’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Started/Currently’
Liberty Mutual ‘Spotters’ Coverage’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Battle for’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Biggest Movers’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase Points as They Run’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Team Communications’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Currently/Started/High/Low’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Race Control: Debris High in Turn 4’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Race Off Pit Road’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘In the Booth’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Coming Up Next’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘3rd Caution’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase Drivers Speeding Penalties Today’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Booth Guest’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Fastest’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Leaders’
Sprint ‘JGR Won 4 of 5 Races on Short Tracks this Season’
NASCAR on NBCSNJGR Running Order’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Martin Truex Jr. – Only 51 Laps Led in First 21 Races’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘4th Caution’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Voice of Spotter’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit Road Penalties’
Toyota Camry ‘On Track Car’
Toyota ‘Driver Update’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase Drivers at MS’
Sprint ‘Jeff Gordon – 9 Career Wins at MS’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Jeff Gordon – SC Career’
NASCAR Heat Evolution ‘Animation’
Sprint ‘Matt Kenseth – 6 Career Short Track Wins (None at MS)’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Race Control: Current Green Flag Stretch 111 Laps (Longest Today)’
McDonald’s ‘All-Day Pit Strategy’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Laps Since Pit’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit Window’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Started’
GoodYear ‘Tires’
Sunoco ‘Fuel’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘5th Caution’
NASCAR on NBCSNNASCAR Non Stop’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Laps Led’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Top 2’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Kyle Busch – Started 9th’
Smithfield Foods ‘Under 43 to Go’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Jimmie Johnson – Today’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Closing the Gap’
Credit One Bank ‘One to Go’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Final Lap’

Start time to record race/commercial periods: 1:00 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 4:39 PM

Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 219
Minutes of race broadcast: 176
Minutes of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 43
Minutes of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials (split-screen): 12

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

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

Read more Commercial breakdown and links related to the 2016 Goody's Fast Relief 500 ...

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 5:34 PM (all times are EDT). 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 2016 Hellmann’s 500

Total number of commercials: 122

Total number of companies or entities advertised: 58

Number of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 96
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 54
Number of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during race broadcast (split-screen): 26
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 21
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): 136

Total number of companies or entities advertised in brief promos or crawlers: 28 (companies: Hellmann’s; Smithfield Foods; Mountain Dew; Mountain Dew ‘Take it Outside’ ; Coca-Cola; Busch Beer; Chevy; Chevy #IDriveFor ; Ford; Ford Performance; Toyota; TRD; TireRack.com; PennZoil Synthetics; Geico; Liberty Mutual; Sprint.com; Bank of America; Credit One Bank; Navy Federal Credit Union; GE; Harvoni; TrueTimber.com ; Sunday Night Football on NBC; NHL on NBCSN; NBCSports.com/Live; NASCAR on SnapChat; NASCAR.com/Drive; NASCAR.com/Mobile; ‘NASCAR America’ presented by Advanced Auto Parts on NBCSN; ‘Victory Lap’ on NBCSN; upcoming SC race)

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

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

NASCAR on NBCSN
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Kurt Busch – Finished 8th at CMS
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase Elliott – Started on Pole & Finished 5th’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Austin Dillon – Finished 32nd at CMS
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Martin Truex Jr. – Finished 13th at CMS
GE ‘Track Facts’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Starting Grid’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘In the Chase’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Dale Earnhardt Jr. – 6 Career Wins at Talladega (Most All-Time)’
Mountain Dew ‘In-Car Camera’
Coca-Cola ‘On Board’
Toyota ‘On Board’
Ford ‘On Board’
Sprint ‘On Board’
Smithfield Foods ‘Aerial Coverage’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Race Analysis’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Track Description’
Ford ‘Drive to the Championship’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Donnie Allison – 2 Time Talladega Winner’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Running Order’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Advanced’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Top 3’
Liberty Mutual ‘Spotters’ Coverage’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Leader’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit Reporter’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase Grid’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Brad Keselowski – 4 Top 5 Finishes’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase Points’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Team Communications’
Sprint ‘Brad Keselowski – 3 Wins in Last 8 Restrictor Plate Races’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Avg. Running Position for Rest. Plate Winners Last 6 Races’
TireRack ‘On the Move’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘New Leader’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Matt Kenseth – Avg. Finish at Talladega 18.4’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Kyle Busch – 2 Restrictor Plate Wins’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Penalty Issued’
GoodYear ‘Tires’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘1st Caution’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘In the Booth’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Coming Up Next’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Martin Truex Jr. – Engine Failure Lap 42’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Booth’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Booth Guest’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Driver Telemetry’
NASCAR Heat Evolution ‘Animation’
NASCAR on NBCSNNBCEEit’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Greg Biffle – 124 Races Since Last SC Win’
Liberty Mutual ‘Spotters’ Communication’
Dodge Ram ‘Guts & Glory’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Currently/Started/High/Low’
Sprint ‘Fastest Speed Reached 206.10 – Tony Stewart’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘All-Time Restrictor Plate Wins’
Mountain Dew ‘Speed Chart (MPH)’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Dale Earnhardt Jr. in Booth Again Next Week’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit In/Pit Out’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit Road Grid’
Geico ‘Race Off Pit Road’
Sprint ‘Most Laps Led – Brad Keselowski’
Carl’s Jr. ‘Through the Field’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘3rd Caution’
Smithfield Foods ‘Under 43 to Go’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘4th Caution’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Brad Keselowski – Engine Failure Lap 142’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Restart’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘5th Caution’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Final Restarts’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Overtime’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Brian Scott – Best Finish 12th Twice’
Credit One Bank ‘Overtime’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Final Lap’

Start time to record race/commercial periods: 2:00 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 5:34 PM

Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 214
Minutes of race broadcast: 175
Minutes of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 39
Minutes of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials (split-screen): 10

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

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

Read more Commercial breakdown and links related to the 2016 Hellmann's 500 ...

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 2:15 PM, and stopped at the waving of the checkered flag at 5:34 PM (all times are EDT). I did not keep records for the pre- and post-race coverage.

NBC 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 2016 Hollywood Casino 400

Total number of commercials: 120

Total number of companies or entities advertised: 56

Number of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 98
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 51
Number of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during race broadcast (split-screen): 22
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 21
Number of times NBC 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): 147

Total number of companies or entities advertised in brief promos or crawlers: 27 (companies: Outback Restaurant; Outback.com/Duel ; Smithfield Foods; Coca-Cola; 5 Hour Energy drink; Busch Beer; Chevy; Ford; Ford Performance; Toyota; TRD; Can-Am; GoodYear; Nationwide; Geico; Liberty Mutual; Thrivent Racing; Sprint; Bank of America; Credit One Bank; GE; ‘Chicago MED’ on NFL; Sunday Night Football on NBC; NBCSports.com/Live; ‘NASCAR America Post-Race Show’ presented by Advance Auto Parts; ‘Victory Lap’ on NBCSN; NASCAR on SnapChat ; NASCAR.com/Superstore; NASCAR.com/Drive; upcoming SC race)

Total amount of time these brief promos take during broadcast: app. 4 min. 55 sec.

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

NASCAR on NBC
NASCAR on NBC ‘Chase Elliott – No Top 10s in Previous 8 Races’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Martin Truex Jr. – 2 Chase Wins’
NASCAR on NBCNSCS Chase Bubble’
Toyota Camry ‘Official Pace Car’
Outback ‘Starting Grid’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Radio Communications’
Thrivent ‘In-Car Camera’
Ford ‘In-Car Camera’
Sprint ‘On Board’
Outback ‘In-Car Camera’
TRD ‘On Board’
Coca-Cola ‘On Board’
Nationwide ‘On Board’
Smithfield Foods ‘Aerial Coverage’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Denny Hamlin – Finished 30th at CMS Last Week’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Carl Edwards – Best Finish 2nd’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Kyle Busch – No Top 5 Finishes in Last 18 Races’
GE ‘Track Facts’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Team Communications’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Running Order’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Intervals’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Top 3’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Driver Telemetry’
Dodge Ram ‘Guts & Glory’
Liberty Mutual ‘Spotters’ Coverage’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Chase Points as They Run’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Currently’
NASCAR on NBC ‘1st Caution’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Race Control: Debris’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Pit In/Pit Out’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Pit Road Grid’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Pit Road Comparison’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Pit In/Currently’
NASCAR on NBC ‘In the Chase’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Restart’
NASCAR on NBCMPH Comparison’
NASCAR on NBC ‘2nd Caution’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Race Control: 43 Spins Turn 4’
NASCAR Heat Evolution ‘Animation’
Ford ‘Drive to the Championship’
NASCAR on NBC ‘3rd Caution’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Free Pass’
Chevy ‘On the Move’
Sprint ‘Kevin Harvick – Top 2 Finishes in 4 of the Last 6 Races at KS’
Nationwide ‘Through the Field’
GoodYear ‘Tire Change’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Advanced’
NASCAR on NBC ‘4th Caution’
Geico ‘Race Off Pit Road’
NASCAR on NBCNBCEEit’
Toyota Camry ‘On Track’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Kevin Harvick – Led 12 of 137 Laps’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Currently/Started/High/Low’
NASCAR on NBC ‘5th Caution’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Chase Standings as They Run’
Sprint ‘Carl Edwards – Best Finish at KS 2nd’
NASCAR on NBC ‘6th Caution’
Toyota ‘Driver Update’
NASCAR on NBCNASCAR Non Stop’
NASCAR on NBC ‘7th Caution’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Race Off Pit Road’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Brad Keselowski – Currently 10th in Standings’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Last Pit Stop & Tires’
Smithfield Foods ‘Under 43 to Go’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Kevin Harvick – Finishes in the Chase’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Closing the Gap’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Top 2’
NASCAR on NBC ‘8th Caution’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Leader’
NASCAR on NBCMPH at the Line’
Sprint ‘Kevin Harvick – 10 Career Chase Wins (3rd Most All Time)
NASCAR on NBC ‘Kevin Harvick – 2015 Championship Runner Up’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Battle for’
Credit One Bank ‘One to Go’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Final Lap’

Start time to record race/commercial periods: 2:15 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 5:34 PM

Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 199
Minutes of race broadcast: 154
Minutes of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 45
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.

Read more Commercial breakdown and links related to the 2016 Hollywood Casino 400 ...

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 11:47 AM, and stopped at the waving of the checkered flag at 3:59 PM (all times are EDT). 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 2016 Bank of America 500

Total number of commercials: 155

Total number of companies or entities advertised: 56

Number of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 131
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 53
Number of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during race broadcast (split-screen): 24
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 22
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): 150

Total number of companies or entities advertised in brief promos or crawlers: 30 (companies: Bank of America; Rev the Vote ; USO of NC ; Smithfield Foods; Outback; NBCSports.com Bloomin’ Challenge ; McDonald’s; Sonic; Coca-Cola; Busch Beer; Chevy; Ford; Ford Performance; Toyota; TRD; PennZoil Synthetics; Geico, Nationwide; Liberty Mutual; GoodYear; Can-Am; Sprint.com/network; Sunday Night Football on NBC; Thrivent Racing; NBCSports.com/Live; NASCAR.com/Drive; NASCAR.com/RaceView; NASCAR.com/Superstore; NASCAR.com/Mobile; ‘NASCAR America’ on NBCSN; upcoming Xfinity race; upcoming SC race)

Total amount of time these brief promos take during broadcast: app. 5 min. 55 sec.

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

NASCAR on NBCSN
Bank of America ‘Stand and Salute’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase Grid’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Jimmie Johnson – Avg. Finish 13.0’
Bank of America ‘Starting Grid’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Martin Truex Jr. – Avg. Finish 15.4’
GE ‘Track Facts’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Running Order’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Top 2’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘In the Chase’
Rev the Vote ‘On Board’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Intervals’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Currently’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Battle for’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit Reporter’
Ford ‘In-Car Camera’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Commentators/Pit Reporters’
Sprint ‘Jimmie Johnson – 7 Wins at CMS (Most All-Time)’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Jimmie Johnson – 7 Career SC Wins at CMS
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Most Speed Penalties Since Indianapolis’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘1st Caution’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Race Control: Competition Caution’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Free Pass’
Liberty Mutual ‘Spotters’ Coverage’
Smithfield Foods ‘Aerial Coverage’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit In/Pit Out’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit Road Grid’
Geico ‘Race Off Pit Road’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Restart’
Busch Beer ‘On Board’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Team Communications’
NASCAR on NBCSNNBCEEit’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Started/Currently’
Carl’s Jr. ‘Through the Field’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘2nd Caution’
Ford ‘Drive to the Championship’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Race Off Pit Road’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Driver Telemetry’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase Pts. As They Run’
Sprint ‘On Board’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Started’
Coca-Cola ‘On Board’
Smithfield Foods ‘On Board’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Penalty Issued’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘3rd Caution’
NASCAR on NBCSNNASCAR Wave Around Rule’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Top 3’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Currently/Started/High/Low’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘4th Caution’
Dodge Ram ‘Guts & Glory’
Sprint ‘Martin Truex Jr. – 588 mi. Led at CMS in May (Most All-Time by Race Winner’
Chevy ‘On the Move’
NASCAR on NBCSNHMS – Laps Led’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Jimmie Johnson – 39 Laps Led’
GoodYear ‘Lap Leaders’
Sprint ‘Jimmie Johnson – 7 CMS Wins/1,795 Laps Led/Finished Top 3 in 13 of 30 Races’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘5th Caution’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Kevin Harvick – Power Issue’
McDonald’s ‘All Day Pit Strategy’
NASCAR on NBCSNNASCAR Non Stop’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase Elliott – 9 Career SC Top 5 Finishes’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Red Flag’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Involved in Wreck’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Radio Communications’
Sprint ‘HMS 24 Race Winless Streak’
NASCAR on NBCSNHMS Laps Led Last 4 Races 502’
Toyota ‘Driver Update’
NASCAR on NBCSNMPH Comparison’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Biggest Movers’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Coming Up on NBCSN
Smithfield Foods ‘Under 43 to Go’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Through the Field’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Laps Since Pit’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Jimmie Johnson – 24 Races Since Last Win’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Jimmie Johnson – 132 Laps Led’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Denny Hamlin – Engine Issue Lap 308’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit In/Currently’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase Starting Grid As They Run’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Closing the Gap’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase History’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Final Lap’

Start time to record race/commercial periods: 11:47 AM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 3:59 PM

Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 252
Minutes of race broadcast: 197
Minutes of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 55
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.

Read more Commercial breakdown and links related to the 2016 Bank of America 500 (Rain Postponed) ...

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 5:20 PM (all times are EDT). 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 2016 Citizen Soldier 400

Total number of commercials: 119

Total number of companies or entities advertised: 55

Number of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 96
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 50
Number of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during race broadcast (split-screen): 23
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 20
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): 132

Total number of companies or entities advertised in brief promos or crawlers: 26 (companies: Smithfield Foods; Sonic; McDonald’s; Mountain Dew; 5 Hour Energy drink; Ford; Ford Performance; Toyota; TRD; Craftsman; Craftsman Club; Geico; AAA; Liberty Mutual; Sprint.com/network ; GE; Credit One Bank; Navy Federal Credit Union; Bank of America; Harvoni; Sunday Night Football on NBC; F1 on NBCSN; NASCAR #TheChase ; NBCSports.com/Live; NASCAR/Drive; ‘NASCAR America Post-Race Show’ presented by Advance Auto Parts on NBCSN; ‘Vicotry Lap’ on NBCSN; upcoming Xfinity Race; upcoming SC Race)

Total amount of time these brief promos take during broadcast: app. 3 min. 40 sec.

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

NASCAR on NBCSN
Nationwide ‘Starting Grid’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Radio Communications’
Nationwide ‘In-Car Camera’
AAA ‘On Board Camera’
Credit One Bank ‘On Board Camera’
Sprint ‘On Board Camera’
Ford ‘In-Car Camera’
Smithfield Foods ‘Aerial Coverage’
GE ‘Track Facts’
Ford ‘Drive to the Championship’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase Standings’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Team Communications’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Running Order’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘In the Chase’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Advanced’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Top 3’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Currently’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Intervals’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Race Control: Competition Caution Lap 40’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase Points as They Run’
Liberty Mutual ‘Spotters’ Coverage’
Sprint ‘Jimmie Johnson – 10 Wins at Dover (Most All Time)’
Geico ‘Race Off Pit Road’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit In/Pit Out’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit Road Grid’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Kyle Larson – 24 Pts. Behind 12th’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Restart’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Penalty Issued’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Battle for’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Leader’
NASCAR Heat Evolution ‘Track Bar’
Dodge Ram ‘Guts & Glory’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘How NASCAR Does Playoffs’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘2nd Caution’
McDonald’s ‘All Day Pit Strategy’
Sprint ‘HMS – 38 Chase Wins (Most All Time)’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase Grid as They Run’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Driver Telemetry’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Dale Earnhardt Jr. – Recovering from Concussion’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Dale Earnhardt Jr. – 26 Career SC Wins’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Currently/Started/High/Low’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Kevin Harvick – Currently in Last Place’
NASCAR on NBCSNMPH Comparison’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase History’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘3rd Caution’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Race Off Pit Road’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘4th Caution’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Most Wins at a Single Track’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Tony Stewart – 2 Championships in Chase Era’
Mountain Dew ‘Speed Chart’
NASCAR on NBCSNHMS Longest Winless Streaks’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Jimmie Johnson – 41 Laps Led’
Sprint ‘Brad Keselowski – Only Driver With Top 5 Finishes in Both Chase Races’
NASCAR on NBCSNHMS Running Order’
NASCAR on NBCSNNASCAR Non Stop’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Jimmie Johnson – Led 63 of 251 Laps’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase Elliott – 8 Career SC Top 5 Finishes’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Joey Logano – 21 Pts. Ahead of 13th’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Tony Stewart – 13 Pts. Behind Austin Dillon’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Spring Race at Dover’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Flash Back’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Jimmie Johnson – 82 Laps Led’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit Window’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Laps Since Pit’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Jimmie Johnson – Mistakes in 4 of Last 5 Races’
Toyota ‘Driver Update’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Martin Truex Jr. – 97 Laps Led’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Currently/Behind Leader’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chip Ganassi Racing Season Recap’
Smithfield Foods ‘Under 43 to Go’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Martin Truex Jr. – Last 4 Finishes’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Youth is Served’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Largest Green Flag Run Today 191 Laps’
Credit One Bank ‘One to Go’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Final Lap’

Start time to record race/commercial periods: 2:00 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 5:20 PM

Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 200
Minutes of race broadcast: 159
Minutes of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 41
Minutes of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials (split-screen): 9

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

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

Read more Commercial breakdown and links related to the 2016 Citizen Soldier 400 ...

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 1:59 PM, and stopped at the waving of the checkered flag at 5:11 PM (all times are EDT). 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 2016 Bad Boy Off Road 300

Total number of commercials: 115

Total number of companies or entities advertised: 57

Number of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 98
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 54
Number of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during race broadcast (split-screen): 17
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 16
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): 116

Total number of companies or entities advertised in brief promos or crawlers: 28 (companies: Smithfield Foods; Winning43.com ; Hunt Bros. Pizza; Coca-Cola; 5 Hour Energy drink; Chevy; Ford; Ford Performance; Toyota; TRD; Can-Am; Geico; Nationwide; Liberty Mutual; Craftsman; Sprint.com/network; Bank of America; Credit One Bank; Navy Federal Credit Union; Proudly Propane; GE; Sunday Night Football on NBC; NBCSports.com/Live; NASCAR.com #TheChase ; NASCAR.com/Drive ; ‘NASCAR America’ on NBCSN; ‘Victory Lap’ on NBCSN; upcoming SC Race; DoverSpeedway.com ; NASCAR.com/Tickets)

Total amount of time these brief promos take during broadcast: app. 3 min. 45 sec.

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

NASCAR on NBCSN
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Kevin Harvick – Finished 4th at Chicagoland Last Week’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Carl Edwards – Best Finish 2nd’
Nationwide ‘Starting Grid’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Radio Communications’
Hunt Bros. Pizza ‘In-Car Camera’
Nationwide ‘In-Car Camera’
Ford ‘On Board Camera’
Chevy ‘On Board Camera’
Sprint ‘On Board Camera’
Coca-Cola ‘On Board Camera’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘In the Chase’
Smithfield Foods ‘Aerial Coverage’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Race Analysis’
Dodge Ram ‘Guts & Glory’
The Weather Channel ‘Current Conditions’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Running Order’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Advanced’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase Tracker’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Currently’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Top 3’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Intervals’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Team Communications’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Battle for’
NASCAR on NBCSNMPH Comparison’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit Reporter’
Liberty Mutual ‘Spotters’ Coverage’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Leader’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Started/Currently’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase Points As They Run’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Austin Dillon – Last 3 Finishes’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Martin Truex Jr. – 3 Laps Led’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Martin Truex Jr. – 3 Wins in Previous 381 Races’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Carl Edwards – 2 Wins this Season’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Matt Kenseth – 2 Straight Wins’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Starts/Wins/Top 5s/Top 10s’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase Elliott – Last 3 Finishes’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Kevin Harvick – Finished 20th Last Week’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Joey Logano – Longest Streak This Season’
Sprint ‘Martin Truex Jr. – 1286 Laps Led this Season’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Biggest Movers’
NASCAR on NBCSNHMS Running Order’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Driver Telemetry’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Cautions Come Later at NHIS
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Martin Truex Jr. – 46 Laps Led’
NASCAR on NBCSN ’11 Speeding Penalties Last Week’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Total Speeding Penalties After 27 Races’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Current Green Flag Run 105 Laps’
NASCAR on NBCSNNBCEEit’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit In/Pit Out’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit Road Grid’
Geico ‘Race Off Pit Road’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘1st Caution’
Toyota ‘Driver Update’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Restart’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Jimmie Johnson – Career Longest Winless Streak’
Toyota Camry ‘On Track Car’
Toyota ‘Laps Led’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Race Off Pit Road’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘2nd Caution’
Sprint ‘Matt Kenseth – 2 Straight Wins at NHIS
Ford ‘Drive to the Championship’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Started’
Proudly Propane ‘Lap Leaders’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Currently/Started/High/Low’
Sprint ‘Cautions Today 2 (Track Record 2 in 1997)’
NASCAR on NBCSNNASCAR Non Stop’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Carl Edwards – Last 3 Finishes’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘How NASCAR Does Playoffs’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘3rd Caution’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Most Career Wins at NHIS
Smithfield Foods ‘Under 43 to Go’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Penalty Issued’
NASCAR on NBCSNMPH at the Line’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Free Pass’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Laps Since Pit’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘6th Caution’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Race Control: Coming to the Green’
Credit One Bank ‘One to Go’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Final Lap’

Start time to record race/commercial periods: 1:59 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 5:11 PM

Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 192
Minutes of race broadcast: 146
Minutes of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 46
Minutes of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials (split-screen): 8

Number of missed restarts: 0
Number of ‘mystery cautions’ (debris not shown): 1
Number of terrific renditions of The National Anthem: 1 Daniel M. Clark

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

Read more Commercial breakdown and links related to the 2016 Bad Boy Off Road 300 ...

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 on Lap 9 of the race at 2:56 PM, and stopped at the waving of the checkered flag at 5:37 PM (all times are EDT). 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 2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400

Total number of commercials: 96

Total number of companies or entities advertised: 48

Number of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 77
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 45
Number of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during race broadcast (split-screen): 19
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 17
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): 113

Total number of companies or entities advertised in brief promos or crawlers: 23 (companies: Smithfield Foods; MdDonald’s; Coca-Cola; Ford; Ford Performance; Toyota; TRD; Sunoco; Geico; Liberty Mutual; Progressive; Sprint.com/network; Credit One Bank; Bank of America; Google Earth ; Sunday Night Football on NBC; IndyCar on NBCSN; NBCSports.com/Live; NASCAR Heat Evolution; ‘NASCAR America’ on NBCSN; ‘Victory Lap’ on NBCSN; NASCAR.com/RaceView; NASCAR.com/Drive; upcoming Xfinity race; upcoming SC race)

Total amount of time these brief promos take during broadcast: app. 3 min. 40 sec.

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

NASCAR on NBCSN
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit Reporter’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Top 3’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Currently’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Battle for’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Intervals’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Running Order’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Biggest Movers’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘In the Chase’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Started’
Liberty Mutual ‘Spotters’ Coverage’
Sprint ‘Kyle Larson – 5.0 Avg. Finish at Chicagoland’
Tire Rack ‘On the Move’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Team Communications’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Started/Currently’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘1st Caution’
Dodge Ram ‘Guts & Glory’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit In/Pit Out’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit Road Grid’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Restart’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Driver Telemetry’
NASCAR on NBCSNMPH Comparison’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Battle for Free Pass’
Sprint ‘Jimmie Johnson – 25 Wins on 1.5 mi. Tracks (Most All Time)’
Liberty Mutual ‘Spotters’ Communication’
Carl’s Jr. ‘Through the Field’
Toyota Camry ‘On Track Car’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Currently/Started/High/Low’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase Points’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Jimmie Johnson – 63 Laps Led’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘2nd Caution’
Geico ‘Race Off Pit Road’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit Road Penalty’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit Road Timing Lines’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit Road Comparison’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Youth is Served – Making 1st Chase Appearance’
NASCAR on NBCSNHMS Running Order’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Jimmie Johnson – Active Winless Tracks’
NASCAR on NBCSNHMS Longest Winless Streaks’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Top 2’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Penalty Issued’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase Elliott – Getting Close to 1st Win This Season’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase Nation’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘How NASCAR Does Playoffs’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘3rd Caution’
Smithfield Foods ‘Aerial Coverage’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Race Off Pit Road’
Toyota ‘Driver Update’
NASCAR on NBCSNHMS Laps Led Today 139’
NASCAR on NBCSNNASCAR Non Stop’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Tonight on NBCSN
Smithfield ‘Under 43 to Go’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Through the Field’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Closing the Gap’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘4th Caution’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Free Pass’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase Grid’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Overtime’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Ryan Blaney – 3 SC Top 5 Finishes’
Credit One Bank ‘Overtime’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Final Lap’

Start time to record race/commercial periods: 2:56 PM (Lap 9)
End time to record race/commercial periods: 5:37 PM

Total minutes of race broadcast from Lap 9 to Finish: 161
Minutes of race broadcast: 127
Minutes of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 34
Minutes of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials (split-screen): 9

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

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

Read more Commercial breakdown and links related to the 2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400 ...

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 11:41 PM (all times are EDT). 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 2016 Federated Auto Parts 400

Total number of commercials: 107

Total number of companies or entities advertised: 56

Number of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 89
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 54
Number of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during race broadcast (split-screen): 18
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 17
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): 124

Total number of companies or entities advertised in brief promos or crawlers: 23 (companies: Smithfield Foods; Win43.com ; Coca-Cola; Chevy; Ford; Ford Performance; Toyota; TRD; Geico; Liberty Mutual; GE; Sprint/freedom; Bank of America; Credit One Bank; Sunday Night Football on NBC; NASCAR Heat Evolution; NASCAR.com/Drive ; NASCAR.com/Mobile ; NASCAR.com/Superstore ; NBCSports/Live ; ‘NASCAR America’ presented by Advance Auto Parts on NBCSN; ‘Victory Lap’ on NBCSN; upcoming Xfinity race; upcoming Cup race)

Total amount of time these brief promos take during broadcast: app. 4 min. 5 sec.

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

NASCAR on NBCSN
Smithfield Foods ‘Starting Grid’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Radio Communications’
Sprint ‘In-Car Camera’
Ford ‘In-Car Camera’
Geico ‘In-Car Camera’
Smithfield ‘On Board Camera’
Coca-Cola ‘In-Car Camera’
Toyota ‘On Board Camera’
Smithfield Foods ‘Aerial Coverage’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Race Analysis’
NASCAR on NBCSN ’4-Wide Salute to the Fans’
Liberty Mutual ‘Spotters’ Coverage’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Team Communications’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase Tracker’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘In the Chase’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Top 16 in Points’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Top 16’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Top 3’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase Bubble’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Intervals’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Kasey Kahne – Avg. Finish 16.7’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘1st Caution’
Geico ‘Race Off Pit Road’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Currently’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Restart’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Running Order’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit Reporter’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Driver Telemetry’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Race for 30th’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Battle for’
Dodge Ram ‘Guts & Glory’
Sprint ‘Jamie McMurray – 32 Pts. Ahead of 17th (Ryan Newman)’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Jamie McMurray – 500th Career Race’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Currently/Restarted’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘2nd Caution’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit In/Pit Out’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit Road Grid’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Race Off Pit Road’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit Road Penalty’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Penalty Issued’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘3rd Caution’
NASCAR Heat Evolution ‘Car’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Biggest Movers’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Greg Biffle – 500th Career Race’
NASCAR on NBCSNHMS Running Order’
Sprint ‘Martin Truex Jr. – 1143 Laps Led this Season (Career High)’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Biggest Movers Since Restart’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Currently/Started/High/Low’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Current Green Flag Run 75 Laps (Longest Today)’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Martin Truex Jr. – Led 48 Laps in Previous 21 Starts’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase Standings’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘4th Caution’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Race Control: Debris’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Free Pass’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Through the Field’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘6th Caution’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Pit Road Timing Lines’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Extra Timing Lines Make a Difference – Speeding Penalties’
Toyota ‘Driver Update’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘7th Caution’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Round of 16 Playoff Schedule’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘8th Caution’
NASCAR on NBCSNNASCAR Non Stop’
Sprint ‘Lead Changes 18’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘9th Caution’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘10th Caution’
Liberty Mutual ‘Spotter Communication’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘11th Caution’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘12th Caution’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘13th Caution’
NASCAR on NBCSNRIR Most Cautions 15’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘14th Caution’
Smithfield Foods ‘Under 43 to Go’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘15th Caution’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Red Flag’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Involved in Wreck’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Tonight’s 15 Cautions Ties Record’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Chase for the Sprint Cup Playoff Schedule’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Last Pit Stop’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Restarted’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Top 2’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Overtime’
Credit One Bank ‘Overtime’
NASCAR on NBCSN ‘Final Lap’

Start time to record race/commercial periods: 7:30 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 11:31 PM

Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 251
Minutes of race broadcast: 211
Minutes of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 40
Minutes of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials (split-screen): 7

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

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

Read more Commercial breakdown and links related to the 2016 Federated Auto Parts 400 ...

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 6:05 PM, and stopped at the waving of the checkered flag at 10:24 PM (all times are EDT). I did not keep records for the pre- and post-race coverage.

NBC 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 2016 Bojangles’ Southern 500

Total number of commercials: 162

Total number of companies or entities advertised: 75

Number of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 138
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 72
Number of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during race broadcast (split-screen): 24
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 22
Number of times NBC 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): 124

Total number of companies or entities advertised in brief promos or crawlers: 32 (companies: STP; Smithfield Foods; Sonic; Coca-Cola; 5 Hour Energy drink; Busch Beer; Chevy; Ford; Ford Performance; Winning43.com ; Toyota; TRD; Geico; Nationwide; Liberty Mutual; Progressive; Advance Auto Parts; Sprint.com/network; GE; Credit One Bank; Bank of America; Thursday Night Football on NBC; NBCSports.com/InsideNASCAR; NBCSports.com/Live; NASCAR.com/Mobile; NASCAR.com/Superstore; NASCAR.com/tickets; NASCAR.com/Drive; ‘NASCAR America’ on NBCSN; ‘Victory Lane’ on NBCSN; upcoming Xfinity race; upcoming Cup race; WPXI; Penna. Lottery)

Total amount of time these brief promos take during broadcast: app. 4 min. 35 sec.

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

NASCAR on NBC
Mobil 1 ‘Starting Grid’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Radio Communications’
5 Hour Energy ‘In-Car Camera’
STP ‘On Board Camera’
Ford ‘In-Car Camera’
Coca-Cola ‘In-Car Camera’
Nationwide ‘On Board Camera’
Sprint ‘On Board Camera’
Toyota ‘In-Car Camera’
Busch Beer ‘On Board Camera’
Smithfield Foods ‘Aerial Coverage’
GE ‘Track Facts’
Sprint ‘Jeff Gordon – 7 Wins at Darlington (Most of any Active Driver)
NASCAR on NBC ‘Chase Standings’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Intervals’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Top 3’
NASCAR on NBC ‘On Board’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Currently’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Driver Telemetry’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Top 2’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Running Order’
NASCAR on NBC ‘In the Chase’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Top 16 in Points’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Chase’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Top 16’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Chase Tracker’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Team Communications’
Dodge Ram ‘Guts & Glory’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Chase Bubble’
Liberty Mutual ‘Spotters’ Coverage’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Penalty Issued’
Chevy ‘On the Move’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Pit Road Comparison’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Started/Currently’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Secs. Ahead of 2nd’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Chase Standings’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Jamie McMurray – Last 3 Finishes’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Battle for’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Coming Up’
NASCAR on NBC ‘1st Caution’
NASCAR on NBCNBC EE it’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Penalty’
NASCAR on NBC ‘2nd Caution’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Restart’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Pass Thru’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Biggest Movers Since Restart’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Booth – Ken Squier, Ned Jarrett, and Dale Jarrett’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Free Pass’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Pit In/Pit Out’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Pit Road Grid’
Geico ‘Race Off Pit Road’
NASCAR on NBC ‘3rd Caution’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Pit Reporter’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Carl Edwards – Throwback based on Tony Stewart scheme’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Top 2’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Currently/Restarted’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Currently/Started/High/Low’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Chase for 30th’
Sprint ‘Kevin Harvick – Most Laps Led 130’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Race Summary’
Nationwide ‘Through the Field’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Race Off Pit Road’
NASCAR on NBC ‘4th Caution’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Started’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Kevin Harvick – 10000th Career Laps Led’
NASCAR on NBC ‘5th Caution’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Pit In/Currently’
NASCAR on NBC ‘6th Caution’
NASCAR on NBC ‘7th Caution’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Chase Bubble Drivers’
NASCAR on NBCNASCAR Non Stop’
Sprint ‘Chris Buescher – 13 Pts. Ahead of 31st’
NASCAR on NBC ‘8th Caution’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Kyle Larson – Last 3 Finishes’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Closing the Gap’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Tony Stewart – 3rd DNF this Season’
Smithfield Foods ‘Under 43 to Go’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Race Leader’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Top 16 or Race Leader’
NASCAR on NBC ‘10th Caution’
Credit One Bank ‘One to Go’
NASCAR on NBC ‘Final Lap’

Start time to record race/commercial periods: 6:05 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 10:24 PM

Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 259
Minutes of race broadcast: 198
Minutes of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 61
Minutes of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials (split-screen): 10

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

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