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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.

Tom Gloy
NationalityUnited States American
Born (1947-06-11) June 11, 1947 (age 72)
Lafayette, California, United States
Achievements1979 Formula Atlantic Champion
1984 Trans-Am Series Champion
Champ Car career
8 races run over 4 years
Years active1977, 1980, 1983-1984
Best finish14th - 1980
First race1977 Bobby Ball 150 (Phoenix)
Last race1984 Budweiser Cleveland Grand Prix (Cleveland)
Wins Podiums Poles
0 0 0

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.

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Motorsports Career ResultsEdit

American Open-WheelEdit

Champ CarEdit

(key) (Races in Bold indicate pole position)

Year Team Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Rank Points
1980 Team Penske Penske PC-7 Cosworth ONT INDY MIL POC MDO
6
MCH WGL MIL ONT
5
MCH
9
MEX PHX 14th 680
1984 Galles Racing March 84C Cosworth LBH PHX INDY
17
MIL POR MEA
Ret
CLE
Ret
MCH ROA POC MDO SAN MCH PHX LAG CPL - 0
  • New Points system introduced in 1981

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Howdy Holmes
North American Formula Atlantic Champion
1979
Succeeded by
Jacques Villeneuve