Tom Gloy (born June 11, 1947 in Lafayette, California) is a former driver in the CART Championship Car series. He raced in the 1980 and 1984 seasons, with six career starts, including the 1984 Indianapolis 500. Despite competing in only three events in 1980, he finished 14th in points, a result of finishing each race in the top ten.
|Born||June 11, 1947|
Lafayette, California, United States
|Achievements||1979 Formula Atlantic Champion|
1984 Trans-Am Series Champion
|Champ Car career|
|8 races run over 4 years|
|Years active||1977, 1980, 1983-1984|
|Best finish||14th - 1980|
|First race||1977 Bobby Ball 150 (Phoenix)|
|Last race||1984 Budweiser Cleveland Grand Prix (Cleveland)|
In 1979, Gloy won the Formula Atlantic Series Championship. In 1985, he competed in the IROC series as the representative from Sports Car Club of America (SCCA), earned by winning the 1984 Trans-Am Championship.
He owned a team in NASCAR's Craftsman Truck Series from 1997 to 1999. The team often fielded trucks for veterans of the Trans Am series. Gloy was later president of Blair Racing, which fielded a Dallara-Chevrolet driven by Alex Barron for the IRL IndyCar Series in 2002.
Motorsports Career ResultsEdit
(key) (Races in Bold indicate pole position)
|1980||Team Penske||Penske PC-7||Cosworth||ONT||INDY||MIL||POC||MDO
|1984||Galles Racing||March 84C||Cosworth||LBH||PHX||INDY
- New Points system introduced in 1981
| North American Formula Atlantic Champion
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