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 2:02 PM, and stopped at the waving of the checkered flag at 5:36 PM (all times are EST). I did not keep records for the pre- and post-race coverage.

ESPN 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 2014 Geico 500

Total number of commercials: 134

Total number of companies or entities advertised: 51

Number of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 88
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 44
Number of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during race broadcast (split-screen): 46
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 21
Number of times ESPN utilized ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during this broadcast: 9

Total number of brief promos of products/services during the race broadcast (including company logos ‘floating’ in corners of the screen): 70

Total number of companies or entities advertised in brief promos or crawlers: *21 (companies: Geico; Subway; Smithfield; Coca-Cola; Diet Mountain Dew; 5 Hour Energy; One-A-Day Vitamins; Chevy.com/Silverado ; Toyota; GoodYear; Sunoco; Sprint.com/datashare; AT&T; Bank of America; ‘Sports Center’ on ESPNews; ‘Monday Night Football’ on ESPN; ‘When the Garden Was Eden’ – 30 for 30 film;
NASCAR.com; NASCAR.com/RaceBuddy; upcoming NSCS race presented by AutoZone)*

Total amount of time these brief promos take during broadcast: app. 4 min. 25 sec.

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

NASCAR on ESPN ‘Lead Changes – NSCS @ Talladega’
ESPN ‘Bottom Line’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘In-Race Reporter’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Denny Hamlin – Restrictor Plate Finishes’
ESPN ‘Mailbag Question’
Toyota ‘On-Board’
Mobil 1 ‘On-Board’
5 Hour Energy ‘On-Board’
Sprint ‘On-Board’
Energizer ‘On-Board’
Smithfield Farms ‘On-Board’
Sunoco ‘On-Board’
Diet Mountain Dew ‘On-Board’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Chase for the Sprint Cup’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Dale Earnhardt Jr. – Average Chase Race Finish This Season’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Running Order’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Lap’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Leader’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Advanced’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘In the Chase’
GoodYear ‘Aerial Coverage’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Driver Telemetry’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Radio Communications’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Currently’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Last Lap’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Leader’s Last Lap’
Sprint ‘Biggest Mover’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Motorsports Schedule’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Started’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Davids vs. Goliaths – FrontRow Motorsports’
GoodYear ‘NASCAR Non-Stop Coverage brought to you by GoodYear’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Terry Labonte – Talladega Career’
ESPN ‘Score Alert’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘On-Board’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Current/Start/High/Low’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Jimmie Johnson – Laps Led Today’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Restarted’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Currently’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Chase for the Sprint Cup – Advance Bubble’
Quicken Loans ESPN ‘Pit Studio’
5 Hour Energy ‘Rapid Recap’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Lap Leaders’
Sprint ‘Lead Changes’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Race Off Pit Road’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Restart’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Caution’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Lead Change’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Leader of Most Laps Failed to Win Last 9 Races’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘G-W-C Finishes at Talladega’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Final Lap’

Start time to record race/commercial periods: 2:02 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 5:36 PM

Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 214
Minutes of race broadcast: 182
Minutes of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 32
Minutes of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials (split-screen): 20

Number of missed restarts: 0
Number of ‘mystery cautions’ (debris not shown): 0
Number of male enhancement commercials: 1 Many NASCAR fans report to CawsnJaws they find these ads very offensive

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

Read more Commercial breakdown and links related to the 2014 Geico 500 ...

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 8:07 PM, despite the race commencing at 7:54 PM. (This was due to college football coverage on ABC.) I stopped at the waving of the checkered flag at 11:21 PM (all times are EST).

ESPN on ABC 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 2014 Bank of America 500

Total number of commercials: 130

Total number of companies or entities advertised: 56

Number of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 91
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 45
Number of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during race broadcast (split-screen): 39
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 20
Number of times ESPN utilized ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during this broadcast: 8

Total number of brief promos of products/services during the race broadcast (including company logos ‘floating’ in corners of the screen): 44

Total number of companies or entities advertised in brief promos or crawlers: 22 (companies: Bank of America; Bank of America ‘Stand and Salute’ #troopthanks – Wounded Warrior ProjectWelcome Back, Veterans ; Golden Corral; Smithfield Ham; Coca-Cola; 5 Hour Energy; Chevy.com/Silverado; Toyota @ToyotaRacing; Nationwide Insurance; GoodYear; Sunoco; Sprint.com/datashare; ‘Resurrection’ on ABC; Monday Night Football on ESPN; ‘Sunday Night NFL Countdown’ on ESPN; ESPN ‘Fantasy Football Now’ presented by Papa John’s; WatchESPN.com; upcoming NSCS race; ESPN/deportes; PA Lottery Winning Lottery Numbers)

Total amount of time these brief promos take during broadcast: app. 3 min. 55 sec.

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

NASCAR on ESPN ‘Race Off Pit Road’
Mobil 1 ‘On-Board’
5 Hour Energy ‘On-Board’
Shell-PennZoil ‘On-Board’
State Water Heater ‘On-Board’
Energizer ‘On-Board’
Smithfield Ham’ Cam
Sunoco ‘On-Board’
Nationwide Insurance ‘On-Board’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Pit Studio’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Chase for the Sprint Cup’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Restart’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Lead Change’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Lap’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Leader’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘On-Board’
ABC ‘Bottom Line’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Currently’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Started’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Driver Telemetry’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Radio Communications’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Last Lap’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Leader’s Last Lap’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Motorsports Schedule’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Biggest Movers’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Advance Bubble’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Battle for’
GoodYear ‘Aerial Coverage’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Pit Time Comparison’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Pit In’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Running Order’
Sprint ‘Biggest Mover’
Nationwide Insurance ‘Danger Zone’
Bank of America ‘Non-Stop Coverage presented by Bank of America’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Advanced’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘In the Chase’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Up-to-Speed’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Started/Highest/Lowest/Last Lap/Fast Lap’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Current/Start/High/Low’
Sprint ‘Most Laps Led’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Kevin Harvick – This Season’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Intervals’
5 Hour Energy ‘Rapid Recap’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘In-Race Reporter’
Toyota ’2015 Toyota Camry Sprint Cup Car’
Cars.com ‘All Drive. No Drama.
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Jimmie Johnson – Chase Finishes’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Final Lap’

Start time to record race/commercial periods: 8:07 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 11:21 PM

Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 194
Minutes of race broadcast: 157
Minutes of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 37
Minutes of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials (split-screen): 16

Number of missed restarts: 0
Number of ‘mystery cautions’ (debris not shown): 0
Number of times ‘NASCAR NON-STOP Coverage was STOPPED by commercials: 3
Number of male enhancement commercials: 1 Many NASCAR fans report to CawsnJaws they find these ads very offensive

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

Read more Commercial breakdown and links related to the 2014 Bank of America 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 2:02 PM, and stopped at the waving of the checkered flag at 5:11 PM (all times are EST). I did not keep records for the pre- and post-race coverage.

ESPN 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 2014 Hollywood Casino 400

Total number of commercials: 133

Total number of companies or entities advertised: 52

Number of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 78
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 37
Number of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during race broadcast (split-screen): 55
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 26
Number of times ESPN utilized ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during this broadcast: 9

Total number of brief promos of products/services during the race broadcast (including company logos ‘floating’ in corners of the screen): 69

Total number of companies or entities advertised in brief promos or crawlers: 21 (companies: 5 Hour Energy; Dodge; Dodge Dart DontTouchMyDart.com ; Nationwide Insurance; GoodYear; Cars.com; AutoZone; Sunoco; Bank of America; Sprint.com/datashare; AT&T; Aleve PM; ‘Sports Center’ on ESPN; ESPNews; WatchESPN; Monday Night Football on ESPN; ‘World Series of Poker’ on ESPN; NHRA; NASCAR.com; NASCAR.com/RaceBuddy; upcoming Nationwide race; upcoming NSCS race)

Total amount of time these brief promos take during broadcast: app. 3 min. 30 sec.

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

NASCAR on ESPN ‘Pole Speeds at KS – Last 2 Races’
GoodYear ‘Aerial Coverage’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘In-Race Reporter’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Battle for’
ESPN.com ‘Mailbag Question’
Dodge Don’t Touch My Dart ‘Starting Grid’
Ford Ecoboost ‘On-Board’
Sprint ‘On-Board’
Chevy ‘On-Board’
5 Hour Energy ‘On-Board’
Toyota ‘On-Board’
GoodYear ‘On-Board’
Sunoco ‘On-Board’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Radio Communications’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Lap’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Leader’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Running Order’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘On-Board’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Leader’s Last Lap’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Currently’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Motorsports Schedule’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Intervals’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘In the Chase’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘KS Temperatures’
ESPN ‘Bottom Line’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Chase for the Sprint Cup’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Race Off Pit Road’
Quicken Loans ESPN ‘Pit Studio’
Sunoco ‘NASCAR Non-Stop Coverage presented by Sunoco’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Current/Start/High/Low’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Race Reset’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Restarted’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Joey Logano – NSCS 2014 Chase’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Driver Telemetry’
Sprint ‘Biggest Mover’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Behind Leader’
5 Hour Energy ‘Rapid Recap’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Season’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Chase Driver Troubles’
Sprint ‘Most Laps Led’
Cars.com ‘All Drive. No Drama.’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Caution’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Restart’
NASCAR on ESPNMPH at the Line’

Start time to record race/commercial periods: 2:02 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 5:11 PM

Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 189
Minutes of race broadcast: 157
Minutes of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 32
Minutes of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials (split-screen): 25

Number of missed restarts: 0
Number of ‘mystery cautions’ (debris not shown): 1
Number of male enhancement commercials: 1 Many NASCAR fans report to CawsnJaws they find these ads very offensive

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

Read more Commercial breakdown and links related to the 2014 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 2:02 PM, and stopped at the waving of the checkered flag at 5:23 PM (all times are EST). I did not keep records for the pre- and post-race coverage.

ESPN 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 2014 AAA 400

Total number of commercials: 119

Total number of companies or entities advertised: 49

Number of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 65
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 39
Number of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during race broadcast (split-screen): 54
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 24
Number of times ESPN utilized ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during this broadcast: 9

Total number of brief promos of products/services during the race broadcast: 28

Total number of companies or entities advertised in brief promos or crawlers: 16 (companies: 5 Hour Energy drink; EGO Power Plus blower; PennZoil; PennZoil Platinum Plus; GoodYear; Valero; Nationwide Insurance; Sprint.com/datashare; AT&T; Bank of America; NL Wild Card Game on ESPN; Monday Night Football on ESPN and WatchESPN.com; NASCAR.com; NASCAR.com/RaceBuddy; upcoming Nationwide race; upcoming Sprint Cup race)

Total amount of time these brief promos take during broadcast: app. 2 min. 5 sec.

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

NASCAR on ESPN ‘Chase for the Sprint Cup – Points Ahead of 13th/Behind 12th’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘In-Race Reporter’
ESPN.com ‘Mailbag Question’
PennZoil ‘Starting Grid’
Ford Ecoboost ‘On-Board’
5 Hour Energy ‘On-Board’
Toyota ‘On-Board’
Sunoco ‘On-Board’
Quicken Loans ‘On-Board’
Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs ‘On-Board’
Sprint ‘On-Board’
Chevy ‘On-Board’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Jimmie Johnson – 9 Dover Sprint Cup Wins’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Running Order’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Advanced’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘In the Chase’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Lap’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Leader’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Lead Change’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Battle for’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘On-Board’
GoodYear ‘Aerial Coverage’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Radio Communications’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Currently’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Last Lap’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Leader’s Last Lap’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Driver Telemetry’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Jimmie Johnson – NSCS at Dover – Career’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Motorsports Schedule’
PennZoil ‘Race Off Pit Road’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Pit Time Comparison’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Restart’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Current/Start/High/Low’
Quicken Loans ESPN ‘Pit Studio’
Sprint ‘Biggest Mover’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Secs. Ahead of 2nd’
Nationwide ‘Danger Zone’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Kevin Harvick – Dover Laps Led’
Nationwide ‘Up-to-Speed’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Started/Highest/Lowest/Last Lap/Fast Lap’
U.S. Army ‘Look of a Leader’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Kevin Harvick – 2014 NSCS Season – Last 5 Races’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Kasey Kahne – Off-Sequence Pit Stop’
5 Hour Energy ‘Rapid Recap’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Kevin Harvick – Blown Tire Lap 252’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Restarted’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Late Cautions – Last 2 Races’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Chase for the Sprint Cup – Advancer Bubble’
Sprint ‘Fastest 4-Tire Pit Stop’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Advance Bubble’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Intervals’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Jeff Gordon – 4 Dover Sprint Cup Wins’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Final Lap’

Start time to record race/commercial periods: 2:02 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 5:23 PM

Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 201
Minutes of race broadcast: 175
Minutes of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 26
Minutes of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials (split-screen): 24

Number of missed restarts: 0
Number of ‘mystery cautions’ (debris not shown): 1
Number of male enhancement commercials: 2 Many NASCAR fans report to CawsnJaws they find these ads very offensive

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

Read more Commercial breakdown and links related to the 2014 AAA 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 1:57 PM, and stopped at the waving of the checkered flag at 5:28 PM (all times are EST). I did not keep records for the pre- and post-race coverage.

ESPN 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 2014 Sylvania 300

Total number of commercials: 117

Total number of companies or entities advertised: 59

Number of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 64
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 41
Number of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during race broadcast (split-screen): 53
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 26
Number of times ESPN utilized ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during this broadcast: 10

Total number of brief promos of products/services during the race broadcast: 42

Total number of companies or entities advertised in brief promos or crawlers: 22 (companies: Sylvania Silverstar Ultra Headlights; Jimmy John’s; 5 Hour Energy; Nationwide Insurance; Farmer’s Insurance; GoodYear; Sunoco; PennZoil Platinum Plus; Victory Motorcycles; Sprint.com/datashare; AT&T; USPS; Bank of America; ‘Sports Center’ on ESPNews; Sunday Night Baseball on ESPN; Monday Night Football on ESPN; NHRA; NASCAR.com; NASCAR.com/Race Buddy; NASCAR.com/tickets; upcoming Nationwide race; upcoming NSCS race)

Total amount of time these brief promos take during broadcast: app. 4 min. 25 sec.

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

Quicken Loans ESPN ‘Pit Studio’
NASCAR on ESPNNSCS Last Sunday’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Brad Keselowski – Winning Pit Strategy’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Chase for the Sprint Cup – Points Ahead 13th/Behind 12th’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘In-Race Reporter’
ESPN.com ‘Mailbag Question’
Sylvania 300 ‘Starting Grid’
Ford Ecoboost ‘On-Board’
5 Hour Energy ‘On-Board’
Shell-PennZoil ‘On-Board’
GoodYear ‘On-Board’
Quicken Loans ‘On-Board’
Smithfield ‘On-Board’
Chevy ‘On-Board’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Jamie McMurray – 2 Straight Top 10 Finishes’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Lap’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Leader’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘On-Board’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Started’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Battle for’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Currently’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Last Lap’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Leader’s Last Lap’
PennZoil ‘Driver Telemetry’
GoodYear ‘Aerial Coverage’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Radio Communications’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Caution’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Motorsports Schedule’
PennZoil ‘Race Off Pit Road’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Secs. Ahead of 2nd’
5 Hour Energy ‘Non-Stop Race Coverage presented by 5 Hour Energy’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Behind Leader’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Intervals’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Advanced’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘In the Chase’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Lead Change’
NASCAR on ESPNMPH at the Line’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Since Restart’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Advance Bubble’
Sprint ‘Biggest Mover’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Current/Start/High/Low’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Denny Hamlin – Last 5 Races at Dover’
5 Hour Energy ‘Rapid Recap’
Sprint ‘Most Laps Led’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Running Order’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Cautions after Lap 200 at NHIS
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Denny Hamlin – Chase Points Position’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Restart Reset’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Lucky Dog’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Cautions NSCS at NHIS
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Chase for the Sprint Cup – Advancer Bubble’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Brad Keselowski – Last 40 Laps’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Chase Driver Troubles’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Kevin Harvick – Today – Led Race High 141 Laps’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Most Cautions in a Single Race’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Ticket to the Race’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Final Lap’

Start time to record race/commercial periods: 1:57 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 5:28 PM

Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 211
Minutes of race broadcast: 123
Minutes of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 28
Minutes of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials (split-screen): 25

Number of missed restarts: 0
Number of ‘mystery cautions’ (debris not shown): 1
Number of male enhancement commercials: 4 Many NASCAR fans report to CawsnJaws they find these ads very offensive

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

Read more Commercial breakdown and links related to the 2014 Sylvania 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 at the Invocation of the race at 2:02 PM, and stopped at the waving of the checkered flag at 5:10 PM (all times are EST). I did not keep records for the pre- and post-race coverage.

ESPN 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 2014 MyAFIBStory.com 400

Total number of commercials: 117

Total number of companies or entities advertised: 53

Number of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 62
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 38
Number of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during race broadcast (split-screen): 55
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 26
Number of times ESPN utilized ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during this broadcast: 9

Total number of brief promos of products/services during the race broadcast: 33

Total number of companies or entities advertised in brief promos or crawlers: 19 (companies: MyAFIBStory.com ; Jimmy John’s; KFC; 5 Hour Energy; GoodYear; Sunoco; Geico; Nationwide Insurance; Sprint.com/datashare; Bank of America; Monday Night Football on ESPN; WatchESPN.com; SportsCenter on ESPNNews; NHRA; NASCAR.com; NASCAR.com/RaceBuddy; upcoming Nationwide Series race; upcoming NSCS race; ESPN/deportes)

Total amount of time these brief promos take during broadcast: app. 3 min. 35 sec.

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

NASCAR on ESPN ‘Matt Kenseth – Winning Strategy’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘In-Race Reporter’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Driver & Crew Chief 1st Appearance Together’
ESPN.com ‘Mailbag Question’
Ford Ecoboost ‘On-Board’
Jimmy John’s ‘On-Board’
Toyota ‘On-Board’
Shell-PennZoil ‘On-Board’
Chevy ‘On-Board’
GoodYear ‘On-Board’
Sprint ‘On-Board’
Sunoco ‘On-Board’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Radio Communications’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship Points’
KFC ‘How Do You?’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Running Order’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Lap’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Leader’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Battle for:’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Currently’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Last Lap’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Leader’s Last Lap’
GoodYear ‘Aerial Coverage’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Last 5 Laps’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Behind Leader’
PennZoil ‘Driver Telemetry’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Lead Change’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Jamie McMurray – Average Finish’
Sprint ‘Fastest 4-Tire Pit Stop’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Pit In’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Caution’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Motorsports Schedule’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Pit Road’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Restart’
Sprint ‘NASCAR Non-Stop Coverage presented by Sprint’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Since Restart’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Restart Reset’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Current/Start/High/Low’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Up-to-Speed’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Started/Highs/Lows/Last Pit Stop/First Lap’
Quicken Loans – ESPN ‘Pit Studio’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Secs. Ahead of 2nd’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Second Place Today’
Sprint ‘Biggest Mover’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Issues Today’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Kyle Larson – 30 Career NSCS races’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Chase for the Sprint Cup’
DQ ‘Moment of the Race’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Final Lap’

Start time to record race/commercial periods: 2:02 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 5:10 PM

Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 188
Minutes of race broadcast: 157
Minutes of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 31
Minutes of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials (split-screen): 25

Number of missed restarts: 0
Number of ‘mystery cautions’ (debris not shown): 1 safety truck and driver shown; but not debris
Number of male enhancement commercials: 6 Many NASCAR fans report to CawsnJaws they find these ads very offensive

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

Read more Commercial breakdown and links related to the 2014 MyAFIBStory.com 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 10:40 PM (all times are EST). I did not keep records for the pre- and post-race coverage.

ESPN on ABC 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 2014 Federated Auto Parts 400

Total number of commercials: 125
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 57
Number of times ESPN utilized ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during this broadcast: 0

Total number of brief promos of products/services during the race broadcast: 28

Total number of companies or entities advertised in brief promos or crawlers: 20 (companies: KFC; 5 Hour Energy; Chevy Silverado; Geico; Nationwide Insurance; Duralast at AutoZone; Degree; Sprint.com/speed; Sprint.com/datashare; Viagra; USPS; ‘Sunday Night NFL Countdown’ presented by Snickers; ‘ESPN Fantasy Football’ presented by Papa John’s; Monday Night Football on ESPN; NASCAR.com; upcoming Nationwide race; upcoming Sprint Cup race; ESPN deportes)

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 ESPN ‘Restarts’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘In-Race Reporter’
NASCAR on ESPNNSCS Sprint Cup Standings’
ESPN.com ‘Mailbag Question’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Starting Grid’
GoodYear ‘On-Board’
Jimmy John’s ‘On-Board’
5 Hour Energy ‘On-Board’
Ford Ecoboost ‘On-Board’
Shell-PennZoil ‘On-Board’
Sunoco ‘On-Board’
Gwaltney ‘On-Board’
Nationwide Insurance ‘On-Board’
KFC ‘How Do You?”
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Lap’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Leader’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Intervals’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Currently in the Chase’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Last Lap’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Leader’s Last Lap’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Biggest Movers’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Battle for:’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Radio Communications’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Currently’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Behind Leader’
PennZoil ‘Driver Telemetry’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Motorsports Schedule’
NASCAR on ESPN ’4-Tire Pit Stops’
Sprint ‘Most Laps Led’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Brad Keselowski – NSCS Through 25 Races’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Brad Keselowski – Finishes When Starting on Pole’
Nationwide ‘Danger Zone’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Pit Time Comparison’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Biggest Movers Since Restart’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Up-to-Speed’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Pit In:’
AutoZone ‘Race Off Pit Road’
5 Hour Energy ‘Rapid Recap’
Sprint ‘Top Speed’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Kevin Harvick – 2014 NSCS Season’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Kevin Harvick – Career NSCS Poles’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Race Reset – Tonight’s Story Lines’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Late Drama at RIR
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Brad Keselowski – 2014 NSCS Season’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Joey Logano – Career Stats’
Midas ‘Golden Touch’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Final Lap’

Start time to record race/commercial periods: 7:30 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 10:40 PM

Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 190
Minutes of race broadcast: 138
Minutes of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 52

Number of missed restarts: 0
Number of ‘mystery cautions’ (debris not shown): 1
Number of ‘stupid stunt cautions’: 1
Number of male enhancement commercials: 3 Many NASCAR fans report to CawsnJaws they find these ads very offensive

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

Read more Commercial breakdown and links related to the 2014 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 7:32 PM, and stopped at the waving of the checkered flag at 11:47 PM (all times are EST). I did not keep records for the pre- and post-race coverage.

ESPN 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 2014 Oral-B USA 500

Total number of commercials: 148
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 74
Number of times ESPN utilized ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during this broadcast: 0

Total number of brief promos of products/services during the race broadcast: 34

Total number of companies or entities advertised in brief promos or crawlers: 18 (companies: Oral-B at Walmart; Jimmy John’s; Coca-Cola; Toyota; Victory Motorcycles; GoodYear; Valero; Nationwide Insurance; Sprint.com/datashare; Capital One; Viagra; NHRA; Baseball on ESPN; College Football on ESPN; NASCAR.com/RaceBuddy; upcoming NWS race; upcoming NSCS race)

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 ESPN ‘Restarts’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘In-Race Reporter’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Current Chase Seeding’
ESPN.com ‘Mailbag Question’
Oral-B ‘Starting Grid’
Sunoco ‘On-Board’
Jimmy John’s ‘On-Board’
Sprint ‘On-Board’
5 Hour Energy ‘On-Board’
Chevy ‘On-Board’
GoodYear ‘On-Board’
Sprint ‘On-Board’
Diet Mountain Dew ‘On-Board’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Tony Stewart – 15 Career NSCS Wins on 1.5 mi Tracks’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Jamie McMurray – Avg. Finish Last 4 Races – 10.8’
Oral-B ‘Track Facts’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Radio Communications’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Lap’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Leader’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Currently in the Chase’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Running Order’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Battle for:’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Intervals’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Biggest Movers’
NASCAR on ESPNMPH Drop Off’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Motorsports Schedule’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Currently’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Started’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Last Lap’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Leader’s Last Lap’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘On-Board’
PennZoil ‘Race Off Pit Road’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Driver Telemetry’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Kevin Harvick – Double-Duty at AMS
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Laps Led Tonight – Season’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Kevin Harvick – 2014 NSCS Season’
Dick’s Sporting Goods ‘Kick-Off Week’
Sprint ‘Fastest Pit Stop’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Pit Time Comparison’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Chase Bubble’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Race Reset – Tonight’s Story Lines’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Denny Hamlin – 4 Tire Pit Stops’
Quicken Loans ESPN ‘Pit Studio’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Pit Stops Tonight’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Jimmie Johnson – Last 7 Race Finishes’
Sprint ‘Most Laps Led’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Up-to-Speed’
Midas ‘Golden Touch’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Current Chase Seeding – On the Bubble’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Restart Reset’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Behind Leader’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Kasey Kahne – 39 Starts Since Last NSCS Win’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘G/W/C Finishes at AMS
DQ ‘Moment of the Race’

Start time to record race/commercial periods: 7:32 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 11:47 PM

Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 255
Minutes of race broadcast: 188
Minutes of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 67

Number of missed restarts: 0
Number of ‘mystery cautions’ (debris not shown): 1 mentioned; not shown
Number of male enhancement commercials: 5 Many NASCAR fans report to CawsnJaws they find these ads very offensive

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

Read more Commercial breakdown and links related to the 2014 Oral-B USA 500 ...

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 10:40 PM (all times are EST). I did not keep records for the pre- and post-race coverage.

ESPN on ABC 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 2014 Irwin Tools Night Race

Total number of commercials: 119
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 60
Number of times ESPN utilized ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during this broadcast: 0

Total number of brief promos of products/services during the race broadcast: 28

Total number of companies or entities advertised in brief promos or crawlers: 19 (companies: Red Lobster; KFC #HowDoYouKFC; Coca-Cola; Coke Zero; Diet Mountain Dew; Toyota; GoodYear; Nationwide Insurance; AutoZone; Sprint.com/speed; Quicken Loans; Viagra; Little League Championship on ESPN; College Football on ESPN; WTAE Pittsburgh; NASCAR.com; upcoming Nationwide race; upcoming NSCS race; ESPN.com deportes)

Total amount of time these brief promos take during broadcast: app. 3 min. 20 sec.

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

NASCAR on ESPN ‘Race Weather’
KFC ‘How Do Ypu?’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Current Chase Seeding’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘In-Race Reporter’
ESPN.com ‘Mailbag Question’
AutoZone ‘Starting Grid’
Jimmy John’s ‘On-Board’
GoDaddy.com ‘On-Board’
5 Hour Energy ‘On-Board’
Nationwide Insurance ‘On-Board’
Chevy ‘On-Board’
Sunoco ‘On-Board’
STP ‘On-Board’
Diet Mountain Dew ‘On-Board’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Kevin Harvick – Track Qualifying Record’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Kasey Kahne – Wins at Next Three Tracks’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Biggest Movers’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Lap’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Leader’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Battle for:’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Motorsports Schedule’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Intervals’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Lead Change’
AutoZone ‘Race Off Pit Road’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Pit Stop Penalties’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Driver Telemetry’
ESPN ‘Bottom Line Update’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘On-Board’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Running Order’
Sprint ‘Biggest Mover’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Involved in Crash’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Dale Earnhardt Jr. – Pit Times/Position’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Currently in the Chase’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Last Lap’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Leader’s Last Lap’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Current Leader’
5 Hour Energy ‘Rapid Recap’
Quicken Loans – ESPN ‘Pit Studio’
Nationwide ‘Danger Zone’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘3rd Place on Restart – Tonight’
Sprint ‘Most Laps Led’
NASCAR on ESPNHMS – Running Order’

Start time to record race/commercial periods: 7:30 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 10:40 PM

Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 190
Minutes of race broadcast: 141
Minutes of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 49

Number of missed restarts: 0 Three were right as broadcast returned from commercials
Number of ‘mystery cautions’ (debris not shown): 0
Number of male enhancement commercials: 5 Many NASCAR fans report to CawsnJaws they find these ads very offensive

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

Read more Commercial breakdown and links related to the 2014 IRWIN Tools Night Race ...

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 1:02 PM, and stopped at the waving of the checkered flag at 4:10 PM (all times are EST). I did not keep records for the pre- and post-race coverage.

ESPN 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 2014 Pure Michigan 400

Total number of commercials: 114
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 51
Number of times ESPN utilized ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during this broadcast: 0

Total number of brief promos of products/services during the race broadcast: 29

Total number of companies or entities advertised in brief promos or crawlers: 18 (companies: Pure Michigan ; Jimmy John’s; 5 Hour Energy; Chevy.com; Toyota; Victory Motorcycles; PennZoil; Nationwide Insurance; AutoZone; Comfort Suites; ‘When the Game Stands Tall’ #StandTall ; ESPNNews; NHRA; Sunday Night Baseball on ESPN; Monday Night Football on ESPN; NASCAR.com/RaceBuddy; upcoming NWS race; upcoming NSCS race)

Total amount of time these brief promos take during broadcast: app. 2 min. 55 sec.

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

NASCAR on ESPN ‘Chevy in Top 10 at MIS
Pure Michigan 400 ‘Qualifying Results’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘In-Race Reporter’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Greg Biffle – Career at MIS
ESPN.com ‘Mailbag Question’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Starting Grid’
Ford Ecoboost ‘On-Board’
Jimmy John’s ‘On-Board’
GoDaddy.com ‘On-Board’
5 Hour Energy ‘On-Board’
Sprint ‘On-Board’
Sunoco ‘On-Board’
Chevy ‘On-Board’
GoodYear ‘On-Board’
KFC ‘How Do You?’
ESPN ‘Bottom Line Update’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Kyle Busch – Last 5 Finishes’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Battle for:’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Running Order’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Lap’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Leader’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘On-Board’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Last Lap’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Leader’s Last Lap’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Currently’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Behind Leader’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Caution’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Radio Communications’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Race Off Pit Road’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Restart’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Motorsports Schedule’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Involved in Crash’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Current Chase Seedings – On the Bubble’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Driver Telemetry’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Intervals’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Secs. Ahead of 2nd’
Quicken Loans ESPN ‘Pit Studio’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Jeff Gordon – 2014 NSCS Season’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Jimmie Johnson – 2014 NSCS Season’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Pit Time Comparison’
Nationwide ‘Danger Zone’
5 Hour Energy ‘Rapid Recap’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Pit In:’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘Cautions Today’
DQ ‘Moment of the Race’
NASCAR on ESPN ‘3rd Straight in 2nd Place at One Track’

Start time to record race/commercial periods: 1:02 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 4:10 PM

Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 188
Minutes of race broadcast: 140
Minutes of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 48

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 2014 Pure Michigan 400 ...

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