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Posted: Thursday December 6, 2012 11:17PM ; Updated: Thursday December 6, 2012 11:17PM

Jim Hunter to be inducted into NMPA Hall of Fame

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Jim Hunter's career in motorsports spanned six decades.
Jim Hunter's career in motorsports spanned six decades.
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Jim Hunter, NASCAR's former vice president of corporate communications, will be posthumously inducted into the National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame.

Hunter will be inducted Jan. 19 in Charlotte, N.C., along with Pocono Raceway founder and patriarch Dr. Joseph Mattioli, also posthumously, and pioneer sportscaster Ken Squier.

Hunter died of cancer in 2010.

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