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Commercial breakdown: 2020 Pocono Organics 325


On Saturday, despite rain washing out the Gander Mountain RV Truck Series race, the Cup race scheduled later ran its full length. While NASCAR fans were glad the race dodged the rain drops, there is no holding back 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 Pocono Organics 325 in partnership with Rodale Institute

Start time to record race/commercial periods: 4:14 PM
End time to record race/commercial periods: 7:15 PM
Total minutes of complete race broadcast: 181
Minutes of race broadcast: 146
Minutes of traditional commercials: 35
Minutes of side-by-side commercials: 8

Total number of commercials: 114
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 60
Total number of traditional commercials (not split-screen): 93
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 55
Total number of ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during the broadcast (split-screen): 21
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 17
Number of times Fox utilized ‘Side-by-Side’ commercials during the broadcast: 3

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

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