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Love Takes Series Points Lead with Runner-Up Finish in Colorado

Jesse Love NAPA AUTO PARTS 16 runner-up Colorado 2021 ARCA West

Sixteen-year-old Jesse Love earned a second-place finish in the NAPA AUTO PARTS 150 at Colorado National Speedway on Saturday night, leading the most laps and taking over the points lead driving for Bill McAnally Racing.

Jesse Love NAPA AUTO PARTS 16 runner-up Colorado 2021 ARCA West

Love started fourth in the No. 16 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota Camry after the practice/qualifying session was cancelled due to weather conditions. His BMR teammate Cole Moore started third and used the outside line to the take the lead after an early restart with Love following up for second. Love took advantage of another restart to take command and pace the field until late in the race.

Jesse Love NAPA AUTO PARTS 16 runner-up Colorado 2021 ARCA West

With his second-place finish, Love moved to first in the standings. Moore also gained ground, moving from third to second in the overall standings – two points behind Love. Moore also took the lead in the chase for the rookie title.

Start / Finish: 4 / 2
Points Earned: 44
Points Standing / Total: 1st / 154 pts.

Next Race: Aug. 21, 2021, Irwindale Speedway, Irwindale, Calif.
How to Watch or Listen: Live on TrackPass and tape-delay on NBCSN

Jesse Love: @jesselovejr1
NAPA Racing: @NAPARacing
Bill McAnally Racing: @BMR_NASCAR

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Based in Roseville, California, Bill McAnally Racing fields multiple teams in the ACRA Menards Series (formally NASCAR K&N Pro Series), including the No. 16 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota driven by Gio Scelzi. The team has amassed a record 99 wins and nine championships, with four of those titles earned in the last five years.

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