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Jesse Love Snags ARCA Pole for Season Finale at Toledo

Jesse Love emerged late in qualifying for the ARCA Menards Series race at Toledo Speedway (Oct. 8) to put his No. 20 on the pole for Venturini Motorsports.

The pole is the third of Love’s career. Love recorded a lap of 113.586 mph to take the top spot.

The 17-year-old will lead 24 drivers to green in the Shore Lunch 200 later on Saturday, which will serve as the season finale for the series.

Daniel Dye, who sits two points behind Nick Sanchez for the championship, will start on the front row. Dye’s GMS Racing teammate and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series playoff driver Grant Enfinger qualified third.

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Taylor Gray and Sammy Smith completed the top five.

Sanchez experienced a scare early in the day when he suffered engine issues in his No. 2 during practice. The team was able to swap engines in time for Sanchez to qualify. The series points leader will start eighth.


Qualifying immediately began with drama when Jeffery MacZink lost control of his No. 65 in turn 1, spinning into the outside wall. MacZink did not complete his lap. Morgen Baird also did not make a lap during the session.

ARCA Qualifying Results from Toledo

The season finale will take off at Toledo at 4 p.m. ET, with TV coverage on MAVTV and streaming on FloRacing.

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Luken Glover arrived on the Frontstretch scene in 2020. He has been an avid NASCAR fan for the majority of his life, following in the footsteps of his grandfather, who used to help former team owner Junie Donlavey in his garage. Glover covers news for the site and took over "The Underdog House" column in 2021. In addition to being a college junior, his hobbies include volunteering at church, playing basketball and tennis, racing go-karts, and helping at his high school alma mater.

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Jan Gorney

Your article is labeled ARCA Toledo qualifying results. Yet you only mention the 1-5 positions.
Please stay true to your journalistic principles and list ALL of the qualification results or change the title of your article.
Just bad journalism as it stands now.

Last edited 1 month ago by Jan Gorney
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