Latest news & events

  • Greg Ives Looking Forward to Dale Jr. Crew Chief Role

    Fox Sports NASCAR Hub --- Greg Ives talks to NASCAR Race Hub about being chosen to succeed Steve Letarte as Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s crew chief in 2015. [more]

    Greg Ives to become crew chief for Dale Earnhardt Jr. next season

    CONCORD, N.C. – Crew chief Greg Ives will rejoin Hendrick Motorsports following the 2014 NASCAR season to lead the No. 88 Sprint Cup Series team of driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. Since his debut as a crew chief for JR Motorsports in 2013, Ives has won five NASCAR Nationwide Series races including three this season with rookie and current points leader Chase Elliott. [more]

  • Ives Sweeps The Night At Norway Speedway

    Jordan Ives wins big on Friday Night at Norway Speedway winning the fast dash and the Roy Allard Memorial Race presented by Econo Foods. Qualifying 6th in time trials Jordan said, "The car felt great." He started on the pole in the fast dash and held the lead to the checkered flag. [more]

    Gladstone Teenage Racer Ives Gets New Assignment

    GLADSTONE--- Jordan Ives will now be running the Number 18 Super Late Model car of Robb Vanderloop at the Wisconsin International Raceway in Kaukauna every Thursday night, after doing well in last week's audition. [more]

  • Jordan Ives Race Report 6/23/14

    This is Jordan Ives. I’d like to apologize for not updating you with a race report in a timely manner. Although the race schedule and weekly tasks can be much, my goal from here on out is to keep you informed on the outcome of our races and any special events. This past week we had a triple header planned for the weekend. - Photo Credit: www.FastLapPhoto.com [more]

    Norway Speedway 2014 Season Opener

    Come see Jordan and his Champion powered #18 Super Late Model at Norway Speedway as they kick off the race season with the days events sponsored by The Frog Country WJNR 101.5. [more]

  • Back 2 Back Wins; Chase Elliott Tames Darlington in First Start

    Last week, Chase Elliott became the second-youngest driver in NASCAR Nationwide Series history to win a race. This week, he became the youngest to win two. Elliott has now finished in the top 10 in six of his seven career races and he’s won two of them. - See more at: http://chaseelliott.com [more]

    Gladstone Teen Thanks Champion For Sponsorship

    Gladstone--- Jordan Ives spent part of his Spring Break thanking the folks at Champion Spark Plugs for the $50,000 in sponsorship money that he won in a national contest this winter. [more]

  • Chase Elliott Wins His First Nationwide Race

    As many know Jordan's uncle Greg Ives is Chase Elliott's Crew Chief. They won their first NASCAR Nationwide Series race together on Friday night when Chase drove his No. 9 NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevrolet to victory. [more]

    Jordan Wins The Search For A Champion

    After five months of competition and countless hours of deliberation, Champion® has announced Jordan Ives as the 2014 Search for a Champion $50,000 Grand Prize sponsorship winner! We are looking forward to our adventure with Champion® Spark Plugs. [more]

  • A Recent Article About Jordan Has Been Featured on ShortTracks.us Website

    Read an article about Jordan posted by local race enthusiast and Ives' family friend Kathy Rose on www.ShortTracks.us [more]

    Chase Elliot and Greg Ives Debut the No. 9 NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevrolet Camaro in Daytona

    Chase Elliott, driver of the No. 9 NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevrolet Camaro, finished 15th in his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut Saturday at Daytona. [more]

  • The Race Is On!

    Jordan has made the top 15 becoming a member of #TeamChampion and we need your help to get the $50,000 Champion® racing sponsorship. We know our fans have what it takes to help us win this race! [more]

    Search for a Champion Top 15 Announced

    Champion Spark Plugs has announced the 15 $5,000 sponsorship winners. There where 392 entries, a contest record of 208,006 votes, and thanks to your votes Jordan made the team for the 2014 racing season. [more]

  • February 2nd was the last day of 1st round voting

    February 2nd was the last day of 1st round voting in the "Search For A Champion" contest. The top 15 finalists will be announced on February, 18th! Grand Prize Voting starts Feb 21, 2014 - Mar 23, 2014. [more]

    Norway Speedway Banquet 1/25/14

    Jordan's car will be on display in the banquet hall of the Island Resort & Casino for Norway Speedways Race Banquet this Saturday January 25th, 2014. [more]

  • Jordan Reaches Over 1,000 Facebook Likes

    Jordan Ives Racing video entry into the Champion Spark Plugs "Search For A Champion" contest has reached over 1,000 Facebook likes and growing. [more]

    RRN Sports Article on Jordan's Contest Entry

    GLADSTONE--- Fifteen-year-old Jordan Ives is one of the youngest people ever to race late-model stock cars in the Upper Peninsula. And now the Gladstone High School sophomore needs your help to possibly win up to $50,000 in sponsorship money from the Champion spark plug company. [more]

  • WCHT News Talk 600 Radio talks with Jordan Ives, Ben Ives, & Greg Ives about current family racing news.

    The guys discuss Jordan Ives Racing and his entry into the Champion® Spark Plugs "Search For A Champion" contest where there is $125,000 in sponsorship money up for grabs. They also discuss Greg Ives new position as Chase Elliott's Crew Chief for the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series 2014 season. [more]

    Ives Named Elliott's Crew Chief At JR Motorsports

    JR Motorsports, owned by NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., announced Monday that 18-year-old driver Chase Elliott has joined their team in the #9 car, and Bark River native Greg Ives will have the front seat as Elliott's crew chief when the NASCAR Nationwide Series begins in February. [more]

  • Voting Begins Today! January 6th

    Jordan has entered the Champion Spark Plugs "2014 Search For A Champion" contest. Voting opened today and runs from January 6th, 2014 - February 2nd, 2014. Please enter as a voter & vote every day to increase your chance to win Champion swag! [more]

    2014 Search for a Champion Contest

    For the third straight year, Champion® is scouting the best up-and-coming talent in all engine-driven sports with $125,000 in racing sponsorships on the line, and Jordan has entered the contest with hopes of becoming a sponsored driver of Champion Spark Plugs. [more]

  • Regan Smith & Greg Ives Win in Michigan!

    Jordan's uncle Greg Ives is having an impressive 1st year as crew chief for Junior Motorsports # 7 TaxSlayer.com car driven by Regan Smith in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. With a win at Michigan International Speedway the team took their series points lead to 58 over Sam Hornish Jr. [more]

    Island Resort & Casino Stateline Challenge

    The season opener at Norway Speedway on Friday night had it's highs & lows for Jordan Ives Racing. [more]

  • Jordan's Uncle Greg Ives Achieves His First Victory As NASCAR Crew Chief

    The Ives family had a very exciting weekend, as Greg Ives achieved his first NASCAR Nationwide victory as a crew chief. [more]

    New Late Model Progress

    Well, we are a little behind schedule with the build of the new late model, so unfortunately we will not be racing the ARCA Midwest Tour race in Madison this weekend. [more]

  • Island Resort and Casino Car Show

    Jordan & his family had a fun time at the Island Resort and Casino Car Show. Lots of race cars, trucks, ATV's, drivers, teammates, and race fans came out for the yearly event. [more]

    New Sponsor - Floline Media Joins the Team!

    Jordan Ives Racing is proud to have Floline Media as part of the team for 2013! [more]

  • New Sponsor - Splash of Color

    We are happy to announce that Splash of Color, INC is now part of our team for 2013! [more]

    Radio Results Network

    Jordan and his brother Ben (accompanied by their mother Angie) recently visited Radio Results Network to be interviewed by Jack Hall of RRN Sports. [more]

  • Injured

    Last summer toward the end of his Rookie run at Norway Speedway in the Late Models class, Jordan suffered a compound fracture of his tib and fib bones in his left leg while loading his race car in the hauler. [more]

    WCHT News Talk Radio 600 Interview

    WCHT News Talk 600 Radio talks with Jordan Ives, Ben Ives, & Greg Ives about current family racing news. The guys discuss Jordan Ives Racing and his entry into the Champion® Spark Plugs "Search For A Champion" contest where there is $125,000 in sponsorship money up for grabs. They also discuss Greg Ives new position as Chase Elliott's Crew Chief for the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series 2014 season. [more]