Gladstone’s Jordan Ives wins $50,000 sponsorship

SOUTHFIELD, Mich – Gladstone’s Jordan Ives has had his fair share of success on the race track and on Monday his efforts lead to a $50,000 sponsorship from Federal-Mogul’s “Search for a Champion.”

The 16-year old Super Late Model Driver entered the competition, in which nearly 400 participants submitted videos describing how a Champion sponsorship would help better their racing in 2014. Ives, was one of 15 finalists and his video received the most votes.

Now Ives will have $50,000 to put towards his racing career in hopes of reaching the next level. For more on Ives, check out Wednesday’s edition of the Daily Press.