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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 28 / 15

Participants in the #NAPAFiltersDriversExpo pose w/ Bill McAnally & @LarryMac28 - @NAPAFilters @ToyotaRacing pic.twitter.com/bZzw5GsAtO — Bill McAnally Racing (@BMR_NASCAR) August 28, 2015

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