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JIM HUNTER Vice President of Corporate Communications Regional

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					                                                           JIM HUNTER
                                           Vice President of Corporate Communications
                                          Regional Touring/NASCAR Dodge Weekly Series

                            In April, 2004, Jim Hunter was given the new title of Vice President of
                            Corporate Communications/Regional Touring/NASCAR Dodge Weekly
                            Series where, in addition to overseeing NASCAR’s overall public
                            relations efforts, he also spearheads NASCAR’s commitment to
                            grassroots racing. Hunter assumed his Vice President of Corporate
                            Communications position in the summer of 2001. Prior to that, Hunter
                            was a Vice President of International Speedway Corporation and
served as Regional Director of the company’s Atlantic Division, overseeing Darlington Raceway,
North Carolina Speedway in Rockingham, N.C. and Richmond International Raceway in Richmond,
Va. Hunter also served as President of Darlington Raceway from 1993 to 2001.

Hunter got his "official" start in motorsports in 1968 as public relations director for Darlington
Raceway, where he worked for two years before joining the staff of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in
1970. He wrote for the newspaper for five years, winning numerous awards from the National
Motorsports Press Association, until he was called back to his motorsports roots in 1975 by Talladega
Superspeedway to serve as the track's Public Relations Director.

In 1981, Hunter moved to Daytona Beach to become NASCAR Public Relations Director, only to be
promoted to Director of Administration several months later. Two years after his move to Daytona, he
was      promoted       to     Vice      President      of     Administration      for    NASCAR.

In 1993, Hunter's career brought him back to South Carolina as he became President of Darlington
Raceway. Later that year, he was appointed Corporate Vice President of International Speedway

While president of Darlington, Hunter committed as much energy to being a civic leader as being track
president. He serves on the board of trustees for Coker College in Hartsville, S.C. and the Darlington
County Economic Development Board, among others. In 1995, he was awarded the Order of the
Palmetto, South Carolina's highest civic honor and was named South Carolina's Tourism Ambassador
of the Year.

A former journalist, Hunter has served as sports editor for The State in Columbia, S.C. and a writer for
the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He has also written books on stock car racing, University of South
Carolina football and youth league football.

A native of South Carolina, Hunter attended the University of South Carolina; he was a three-year
letterman in football and a two-year letterman in baseball. He is married and has two grown children.