On Sunday evening, the NASCAR All-Star race was held.  The temperature was hot, and the track was hotter.  The viewers at home didn’t have to experience that heat, but there were commercials to deal with during the race broadcast.  For those who like to know precisely how many there were, and how much time they took during the broadcast, here is this week’s breakdown.

Race and Commercial Breakdown of the 2021 NASCAR All-Star Race

Start time to record race/commercial periods: 5:49 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods:  9:55 PM
Total minutes of complete race broadcast:  246
Minutes of race broadcast:  196
Minutes of traditional commercials:  50
Minutes of side-by-side commercials:  2

Total number of commercials:  129
Total number of companies or entities advertised:  59
Total number of traditional commercials (not split-screen):  123
Total number of companies or entities advertised:  58
Total number of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during the broadcast (split-screen):  6
Total number of companies or entities advertised:  6
Number of times FS1 utilized ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during the broadcast:  1

Companies seen the most in commercials during this broadcast:  Geico (9 times); Toyota (9 times); Xfinity (7 times); Subway (6 times); Coca-Cola (5 times)

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