14 year old kart racer Jordan Latimer will strap himself into a Stock Car this Saturday night at Barrie Speedway in the Thunder Car Class to make his stock car racing debut, at track which his late Grandfather Garry Reynolds is a 5-time Track Champion and all time record feature winner.
Since Jordan could walk he wanted to race like his Grandpa, When he was 7 he was given a gift of a go-kart for passing and with the help of his grandfather and the farmer down the road they made him a little dirt track where he ran thousands of laps that summer.
This weekend marks the start of his oval track career. Jordan has been out testing and is on pace with the field. He has a lot of Great supporters in his kart racing and in this effort. None of it would be possible without the help of:
A/C Electric, T&C Construction and Welding, Creechers Design, Get Jack at Remax Orillia, Tax Smart, and K&K Karts North America.
In 2008 Jordan started racing karts in the final 3 races of the season at the Innisfil Kart Club. The next 4 seasons he raced at Simcoe Kart Club and BSRKC events before joining the K&K Racing Team in 2013, where him and his brother are enjoying a great season.
Jordan kicked off the year with a win in the first SKC club race, Won the 1st NOKC race in Jr Honda, won race #2 At ECKC Mosport and won JR. Briggs BSRKC race at Leamington.
Until this past weekend Jordan Lead the ECKC Jr. Briggs Points, when he opted to go to Shannonville to race for the almighty Bear. He came up short in a last lap pass!
Jordan is also gearing up for the Canadian National Karting Championships at Goodwood, and the final race of the ECKC season in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Where he hopes to reclaim the points lead and come home a Champion.