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Darlington rededicates media center in Hunter's honor

April 30, 2011, Track Release,

DARLINGTON, S.C. -- Darlington Raceway officials have rededicated the facility's media center in honor of former track president and NASCAR vice president of corporate communication, Jim Hunter. As part of the rededication, a plaque featuring a photo of Hunter will be installed near the building's main entrance.

Jim Hunter

"Hunter was such an important part of the NASCAR community and the Darlington community," Darlington president Chris Browning said. "I know Darlington Raceway held a special place in Jim's heart and I am happy we can continue to honor him."

"Darlington Raceway meant so much to Jim, he looked forward to coming back to his home track each spring," said Hunter's widow, Ann Hunter. "I am happy that his memory will continue to live on for years to come at the track that was so special to him."

The Jim Hunter Media Center was built in 1997 and has served as the hub of media coverage of Darlington's race weekends ever since.

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