Sam Mayer speeds to the top of his sport of racing


Sam Mayer Uses Late Surge to Win
at New Smyrna (February 11, 2020).

Part-time Driver Sam Mayer and Carson Hocevar Look to Take the Win - and Valuable Points - Away from ARCA Menards Series Regulars at Salem (September 13, 2019).

Manpower U.S. backing Mayer &
GMS Racing (July 31, 2019).

Sam Mayer Dominates Iowa, Earns Second Career K&N Victory (July 27, 2019).

Mardy Lindley Leading GMS Racing’s Blazing Hot Start in 2019 (January 24, 2019).

Mayer Soaking In Fast Start To K&N East Campaign (January 24, 2019).


Popular Speed (March 7, 2019) As one of the first members of the new Driver’s Edge Development program put together by JR Motorsports and GMS Racing, Sam Mayer‘s schedule is filled with diversity for the 2019 in an effort to get him experience.

JR Motorsports, GMS Racing

launch Drivers Edge Development (January 24, 2019) Sam Mayer is one of only six drivers selected for Drivers Edge development. JR Motorsports and GMS Racing jointly announced today the program, presented by Chevrolet, aimed at grooming the next generation of racing superstars.

Sam Mayer gets a push from Chevrolet on his road into NASCAR

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (January 25, 2019) Mayer has taken another step toward a NASCAR career as part of the Chevrolet-backed driver development program launched as a joint effort of GMS Racing and JR Motorsports.

GMS Racing Expands Competition to NASCAR K&N Pro Series and ARCA

Racing Series with Driver Sam Mayer 

Statesville N.C. (December 5, 2018) - GMS Racing officials announced today that the Statesville, N.C., based organization would expand competition into the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and West, as well as in the Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) Series in 2019. 

GMS Racing will expand into the

K&N Pro Series East and West and

the ARCA Racing Series. 

NBC Sports (Dec. 5, 2018) GMS Racing will expand into the K&N Pro Series East and West and the ARCA Racing Series. The team will field 15-year-old Sam Mayer in each series where he will drive the No. 21. He is also scheduled to make four starts in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series, starting in August at Bristol Motor Speedway after he turns 16 in June.

Sam Mayer sets his sights on a K&N title, his NASCAR truck debut and more in 2019

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Dec. 5, 2018) Sam Mayer sets his sights on a K&N title, his NASCAR truck debut and more in 2019 Sam Mayer’s ascent through the stock-car racing world will take the teen into the NASCAR K&N Series full time, the ARCA Racing Series for about one-third of its races and the Camping World Truck Series for a handful of starts in 2019.

JRM’s Sam Mayer Voted CARS Tour

LMSC Most Popular Driver

JR Motorsports (Nov. 26, 2018) – Sam Mayer, the 15-year-old Wisconsin driver who finished fifth in the Response Energy CARS Tour Late Model Stock Car Series point standings for JR Motorsports, was voted the series’ Most Popular Driver last week following a poll conducted by

Mayer Wins First Hickory Late Model Feature

JR Motorsports (July 30, 2018) - Sam Mayer dominated the first of two 40-lap NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Model features on Saturday night at Hickory Motor Speedway. In the first race, Mayer started from the pole in his No. 9 Menards Chevrolet and led every one of the 40 laps.

Mayer Brings Gray Ghost to Hickory

Speed Sport (July 27) - Fifteen-year-old CARS Tour rookie Sam Mayer will bring one of the most iconic paint schemes in NASCAR history to the Throwback 276, as he carries the famed Ranier Racing Gray Ghost colors at Hickory Motor Speedway Aug. 3-4.

Mayer Wins 4th Race in Bojangles’ Summer Shootout

Speedway Digest (July 31) – Mayer past race-leader, Hudson Halder, in the final lap with a “bump and run,” beating Halder to the checkered flag by .056 seconds. This was Mayer’s fourth win of the series, setting him up as the point-leader in the final Pro race of the season.

JR Motorsports (January 3, 2018) - Mayer has been named to JR Motorsports’ championship-winning Late Model program for 2018, taking the seat of the team’s second entry for the season.

JR Motorsports Adds Mayer to Late Model Lineup

Mayer Takes Home Second Pro Victory

Paddock Talk (June 27, 2018) - Sam Mayer continued his impressive start to the Legend Car Pro season on Tuesday night, taking the lead from Dawson Cram on Lap 16 and pulling away to victory.

Mayer Takes New Smyrna by Storm

Speed51 (February 21, 2018) - Kicking off his season at New Smyrna Speedway, Mayer exceeded expectations and made a name for himself in the short track racing community.

Mayer Brings Home Top-Ten at ARCA Debut

Motorsports Tribune – Mayer’s motorsports career took the next step on Saturday at Iowa Speedway with his ARCA Racing Series debut. Mayer qualified the No. 40 MDM Motorsports Toyota in the 10th position and brought the car home with a 10th-place finish.

Mayer Battles to 7th at Orange County Speedway

JR Motorsports (April 23, 2018) - Following a dismal start at Orange County Speedway, Sam rallied to a seventh-place finish in the CARS Response Energy Late Model Stock Car Series.

Mayer Takes 15th at Myrtle Beach

JR Motorsports (March 26, 2018) - Starting in 22nd position, Mayer employed a smart

tire-saving strategy, allowing him to take 15th in his Menard’s/JR Motorsports Chevrolet.

Two Top-10 Finishes for Mayer in South Boston Run

Sam logged top-10 finishes in both 75-lap NASCAR Whelen All-American Series features in his first visit to South Boston. 

Mayer Makes Return to Atlanta Motorsports Park

Atlanta Motorsports (October 12, 2017) - Sam Mayer goes the distance to take on the winding road course on Atlanta Motorsports Park.

Mayer Speeds to the Top of his Sport

FOX 6 News (July 9, 2017) - While most kids his age have only dreamed of driving a car, Mayer has been racing them almost his entire life.

Mayer, 15, is at the Top of his Game

Journal Sentinel (July 2, 2018) - Mayer continues to shows an uncanny ability to move from one level to the next as he enters the ARCA and NASCAR K&N Series.

Summer Shootout Prize in Reach

Speedway Digest (June 23, 2017) - Mayer won Tuesday night’s K1 Speed Young Lions race in a last-lap pass for the lead, proving he will be a strong competitor in the race for the championship.

Sparks Fly at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Paddock Talk (June 20, 2018) - Lemke beat Dawson Cram to the finish line by 2.35 seconds as Cram held Sam Mayer in check in the battle for second.

Mayer Dominates on the Race Track as HS Freshman

FOX 6 News (June 25, 2017) - A freshman at Wisconsin Lutheran High School, Sam Mayer is already a highly accomplished racecar driver.