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NASCAR VP & Chief Communications Officer Brett Jewkes : "Hearing great things about the job @Scott_Paddock and crew at @ChicagolndSpdwy did Saturday. I look forward to getting there in September." Octagon First Call Managing Dir David Schwab : "Expect rookies, recently traded players/S...

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