NWSMT QUALIFYING: Loftin Back In Form; Veteran Scores Seventh Career Caraway Pole

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SOPHIA, N.C. — By Tim Southers, NASCAR — Brenda Meserve/Speed51.com photo —¬†While Andy Seuss and George Brunnhoelzl III have gained most of the headlines from racing recently at Caraway Speedway, for a while Brian Loftin was the driver to beat at Caraway Speedway. After qualifying, Loftin might be ready to reclaim his success at the .455-mile track.

Loftin captured his first Coors Light Pole Award on the tour since July 1, 2011 during qualifying for the Zooland 150. Loftin led the field with a fast lap of 15.936 seconds (102.786 mph) to capture his 13th career pole and seventh at Caraway.

Brunnhoelzl followed closely in second with a fast lap time of 15.967 seconds (102.587) with defending race Caraway race winner Burt Myers third (16.004/102.349).

Danny Bohn (16.021/102.241) and Andy Seuss (16.050/102.056) completed the top five.

Kyle Ebersole, JR Bertuccio, Daniel Speeney, Spencer Davis, Bobby Measmer Jr. completed the top 10.

Brandon Ward was forced to withdraw due to mechanical issues in practice and was not able to qualify.

The Zooland 150 is slated to begin at approximately 8 p.m.

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