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Commercial breakdown: 2020 Toyota 500(k)


On Wednesday night, the rain first delayed the Cup race, then shortened it. In-between all of that, an exciting race was run; but as race fans well know, so were the proverbial commercials. 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 2020 Toyota 500(k)

Start time to record race/commercial periods: 7:30 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 10:48 PM
Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 198
Minutes of race broadcast: 168
Minutes of traditional commercials: 30
Minutes of side-by-side commercials: 5

Total number of commercials: 81
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 45
Total number of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 69
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 40
Total number of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during the broadcast (split-screen): 12
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 11
Number of times FS1 utilized ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during the broadcast: 2

Companies seen the most in commercials during this broadcast: Toyota (4 times); Subway (4 times); Wendy’s (4 times); upcoming Cup race (3 times); USAA (3 times); Geico (3 times); USPS (3 times); Ford (3 times)

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