Jim Hunter a savior of a hallowed place
A joke about Darlington Raceway used to circulate through the NASCAR traveling show.
"Hey, did you hear about the tornado that hit Darlington?"
"It did $5 million worth of improvements."
That's how dilapidated NASCAR's most tradition-rich track was, for decades.
That was before Jim Hunter got there in 1993.
He arrived as track president with the name of one other deeply Southern sporting venue ...
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