2020 ARCA Menards Series West Champion Jesse Love has been ranked in eighth-place in the 2021 Speed 51 Short Track Draft.
The 16-year-old is scheduled to compete for Bill McAnally Racing and Venturini Motorsports in the ARCA Menards Series, ARCA Menards Series East and ARCA Menards Series West this season and is looking to continue a record-breaking start to his stack car career.
Love currently holds the record as the youngest winner in an ARCA-sanctioned event, claiming his first career victory in the ARCA Menards Series West at Utah Motorsports Campus last June. The Menlo Park, California-native had a stellar ARCA West campaign in 2020, accumulated three victories and nine top-fives in 11 starts, en-route to becoming the youngest-ever champion in an ARCA-sanctioned series.
In addition to his 19-race schedule in the ARCA Menards Series, Love will run a significant schedule in Super Late Models with Chris Wimmer Motorsports at short tracks throughout the United States.
Showing his versitility from the beginning of the year, Love competed in the Chili Bowl for Keith Kunz Motorsports in January, then turning around and competing in the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway at the start of February.
Love will begin his ARCA Menards Series East schedule with Venturini Motorsports on Friday at Dover International Speedway, before rounding out the month at Toledo Speedway for the powerhouse organization.