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Kevin Gleason (born 7 April 1987) is an American racing driver currently competing in the TCR International Series. He made his debut in 2015.

Kevin Gleason
NationalityUnited States American
Born (1987-04-07) 7 April 1987 (age 32)
Johnstown, Pennsylvania, United States
TCR International Series career
Debut season2015
Current teamWestCoast Racing
Car no.24
Starts32
Wins3
Poles2
Fastest laps5
Best finish5th in 2015
Previous series
2014
2012-13
2011-14

2010
GT Asia Series
Pirelli World Challenge
Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge
Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup

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Racing careerEdit

Gleason began his career in 2010 in the Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup, ending 6th in the standings. He switched to the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge in 2011, he won one race and finished 8th in the championship standings that year. He stayed in the championship for 3 more years. In 2012 & 2013 he had one-off appearances in the Pirelli World Challenge.[1] In February 2015, it was announced that Gleason would make his TCR International Series debut with WestCoast Racing driving a Honda Civic TCR[2] Gleason took his first pole position in Sepang and his second at Salzburgring, where he also took his first victory.[3][4][5] Gleason added a second victory during Race 1 at Marina Bay.

Racing recordEdit

Complete TCR International Series resultsEdit

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Team Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 DC Points
2015 WestCoast Racing Honda Civic TCR SEP
1

6
SEP
2

7
SHA
1

3
SHA
2

6
VAL
1

11
VAL
2

4
ALG
1

7
ALG
2

2
MNZ
1

6
MNZ
2

Ret
SAL
1

1
SAL
2

6
SOC
1

8
SOC
2

6
RBR
1

5
RBR
2

5
MRN
1

1
MRN
2

5
CHA
1

4
CHA
2

18†
MAC
1

7
MAC
2

Ret
5th 226
2016 WestCoast Racing Honda Civic TCR BHR
1

Ret
BHR
2

13†
EST
1

Ret
EST
2

12
SPA
1

6
SPA
2

8
IMO
1
IMO
2
SAL
1
SAL
2
OSC
1
OSC
2
SOC
1
SOC
2
CHA
1
CHA
2
MRN
1

8
MRN
2

10
SEP
1

8
SEP
2

1
MAC
1
MAC
2
13th 46

Driver did not finish the race, but was classified as he completed over 75% of the race distance.

Complete World Touring Car Championship resultsEdit

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Team Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 DC Points
2017 RC Motorsport Lada Vesta WTCC MAR
1
MAR
2
ITA
1

9
ITA
2

13
HUN
1

12
HUN
2

12
GER
1

12
GER
2

11
POR
1

Ret
POR
2

12
ARG
1

11
ARG
2

13
CHN
1

5
CHN
2

7‡
JPN
1

6
JPN
2

8
MAC
1

10
MAC
2

8
QAT
1

3
QAT
2

14
13th 47.5

Half points awarded as less than 75% of race distance was completed.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kevin Gleason career statistics". Driver Database. Retrieved 22 July 2015.
  2. ^ "WestCoast Racing signs Kevin Gleason for TCR campaign". TouringCarTimes.com. 26 February 2015. Retrieved 22 July 2015.
  3. ^ "Kevin Gleason takes surprise Sepang pole". TouringCarTimes.com. 28 March 2015. Retrieved 22 July 2015.
  4. ^ "Kevin Gleason grabs last gasp pole in Austria ahead of Morbidelli". TouringCarTimes.com. 30 May 2015. Retrieved 22 July 2015.
  5. ^ "Kevin Gleason takes first career win at the Salzburgring". TouringCarTimes.com. 31 May 2015. Retrieved 22 July 2015.

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