Jordan Ives is a 16yr old race car driver from Gladstone, MI. Growing up in a family who has been involved in racing for many generations and being around race cars since birth, Jordan developed a passion to race at a very young age.
Jordan started out racing motorbikes at the age of 5, within the past few years he shifted his focus to micro-sprint cars where he excelled, and won several championships.
In the summer of 2012, fresh off of 2 championships during the winter in the 600cc micro sprint class, Jordan made his move into super late models. Winning 8 races at Norway Speedway, and earning "Rookie of the Year" in the super late model class. Jordan also ran his 600cc micro sprint on the dirt at UPIR that summer & won the championship in his class.
The 2013 racing season started in the winter for Jordan as he raced his 600cc micro sprint with studed tires on an ice track in the Coca Cola Zero Great Lakes Ice Racing Series. Running as the previous year champion he came close to winning it all again, as he tied for the most points, but took 2nd place in the championship due to 1 less victory, which was the tie breaker.
In 2014 Jordan reached several new goals, starting with his win in the Champion® spark plugs 2014 Search for a Champion contest which earned him the title of Champion's Champion and $55,000 in sponsorship money. Jordan won the A Feature race in his first race of the year during Norway Speedway's season opener. Showing growth as a driver at several tracks, Jordan continued to race a full season at Norway Speedway, The Tundra Super Lates Series, and a limited run in the ARCA Midwest Tour.
Jordan Ives has proved that he can wheel a car, but he is as humble as he is talented. Jordan loves the Lord, and is thankful for what he has been blessed with in his racing career so far. Jordan knows that God has a plan for his life, and drives with that in mind.