|NASCAR remembers Jim Hunter at Darlington service|
|Written by Admin|
|Wednesday, 03 November 2010 05:29|
Hunter was 71 when he died Friday night in Daytona Beach, Fla., after a yearlong battle with cancer. He had been an adviser to NASCAR executives and drivers for more than half a century in his role as journalist, promoter and one of the sport's top administrators.
The service is being held at Darlington Presbyterian Church with a reception to following at Darlington Raceway. The electronic sign in front of the track said simply, ``Jim, we'll miss you.''
Hunter served as Darlington's president from 1993 through 2001, when he moved to NASCAR headquarters to lead an expanded public relations effort.