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Commercial breakdown: 2020 Food City presents the Supermarket Heroes 500


On Sunday, Brad Keselowski took the Golden Horseshoe to Victory Lane at Bristol Motor Speedway. The clashes and crashes regularly interrupted the race, and so did the commercials. Whether they are irritating interruptions, or chances for folks to run for more snacks, commercials are a reality for NASCAR fans on race day. 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 Food City presents the Supermarket Heroes 500

Start time to record race/commercial periods: 3:35 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 7:24 PM
Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 229
Minutes of race broadcast: 183
Minutes of traditional commercials: 46
Minutes of side-by-side commercials: 5

Total number of commercials: 122
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 63
Total number of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 109
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 61
Total number of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during the broadcast (split-screen): 13
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 16
Number of times FS1 utilized ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during the broadcast: 2

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