DARLINGTON, S.C. – Darlington Raceway announced today that Hartsville, S.C., native Haylee Johnson has been selected as the Lady in Black for this year.
As the Lady in Black, Johnson will serve as a key ambassador for Darlington Raceway throughout the year.
She will represent the track at various community and media events, as well as during the 70th annual Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Bojangles’ Southern 500 on Labor Day weekend.
“We are pleased that Haylee Johnson will be our Lady in Black for 2019,” track president Kerry Tharp said. “Haylee has a wonderful personality and understands the importance of Darlington Raceway in our community, having grown up in nearby Hartsville. She will be a great ambassador for the track.”
Johnson is excited to get started in her new position.
“This is a great opportunity for me to serve as Darlington Raceway’s Lady in Black,” Johnson said. “I’m excited to get started and represent the track at many events this year.”
Johnson is a 2018 graduate of Hartsville High School. She is currently a student at Francis Marion University, where she is studying nursing, and is also currently employed at The Retreat of Carolina Bay assisted living facility in Hartsville.