Love, Hinde Snag Quick Times on World Series Opening Night

35-lap features are on tap for both Late Model divisions at New Smyrna.

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Jesse Love set fast time in the first Super Late Model qualifying session of the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway, while ...

Love made his trip around the half-mile oval in 17.514 seconds, 0.047 quicker than Sammy Smith. Brad May clocked in third-fastest, followed by two-time World Series champion Derek Griffith and Stephen Nasse. A four-car invert for the Super Late Models puts Griffith on the pole for the event.

Nasse originally did not plan to even race Friday night, but showed up for practice and ultimately decided to take part in opening night of the World Series.

Michael Hinde continued his hot start to the 2022 season by setting quick time for the Pro Late Models. Hinde enters the World Series with a win during the Pro Late Model portion of SpeedFest at Crisp Motorsports Park to close out January.

Hunter Wright was second-fastest, followed by William Sawalich, Jett Noland and Conner Jones.

World Series Of Asphalt Night #1 Qualifying

Super Late Models

1. Jesse Love
2. Sammy Smith
3. Brad May
4. Derek Griffith
5. Stephen Nasse
6. Gabe Sommers
7. Tyler Tanner
8. Jackson Boone
9. Jake Finch
10. Justin Drawdy
11. Max Calles McDonald
12. Dakota Stroup
13. Justin Mondeik
14. Michael Hinde
15. Austin Thom
16. Morgan Hoover
17. Steve Weaver, Jr.

Pro Late Models

1. Michael Hinde
2. Hunter Wright
3. William Sawalich
4. Jett Noland
5. Conner Jones
6. Memphis Villarreal
7. Gus Dean
8. Derek Griffith
9. Cory Hall
10. Dakota Stroup
11. Giovanni Ruggiero
12. Chase Johnson
13. Jean Philipe Berferon
14. Parker Chase
15. Mathieu Kingsbury
16. Austin Thom
17. Daniel Escoto
18. Jerry Artuso
19. James Storey
20. Dylan Stovall
21. Sam Fullone
22. David Weaver
23. Scottie Lamp
24. Mike Mayberry
25. Toni Breidinger
26. Ruben Caceres
27. Roger Maynor

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