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Jim Hunter, NASCAR Vice President of Corporate Communications, Passes Away

NASCAR announced Saturday morning that long-time Vice President of Corporate Communications Jim Hunter died last night in Daytona Beach, FL. He was 71. “Jim Hunter was one of NASCAR’s giants,” said NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France. “For more than 40 years, Jim was part of NASCAR and its history. He loved the sport, but loved the people even more. It seems as if everyone in the sport called him a friend. Jim will forever be missed by the NASCAR community. Our sympathies go out to his entire family.”Hunter first made a name for himself in South Carolina by playing football for the University of South Carolina Gamecocks, where he played alongside former Charlotte Motor Speedway President H.A. "Humpy" Wheeler. ...

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