Made his mark in racing cars based on production models, starting with seven Ice Racing championships 1972 and 1987 in Renaults and Chevy Spectrums.
Won a Runoffs National Championship in 1980 with a Renault LeCar in the GT 4 class. Turned to Corvettes to win the SCCA Escort Endurance Championship GT category in 1986-87. World Challenge series Class A titlist in 1989 and 1990 with an Eagle Talon, then 1998 with a Dodge Viper. Two-time winner (1989-90) at the Longest Day 24-hour race in a Corvette.
In 1998, he made a return to the World Challenge, finishing fifth overall in the T1 Drivers' Championship on the strength of five podium finishes in six starts including runner-up finishes in the final three events, Road America, Watkins Glen and Pikes Peak. He owns and operates German Motor Works and Archer Enterprises, based in Fort Worth, Texas.
In 2001, Archer Finished 1st in SCCA's Southwest Division T1 Class, in 2000 he finished 3rd in Speedvision GT and in '99 he won Speedvision GT World Championship.