Tom Gloy

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Tom Gloy
Nationality United States American
Born (1947-06-11) June 11, 1947 (age 67)
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)
Wins Podiums Poles
0 0 0

Tom Gloy (born June 11, 1947, Lafayette, California), is a former driver in the CART Championship Car series. He raced in the 1980 and 1984 seasons, with 6 career starts, including the 1984 Indianapolis 500. Despite competing in only 3 events in 1980, he finished 14th in points, a result of finishing each race in the top ten.

In 1979, Gloy won the Formula Atlantic Series Championship. In 1985, he completed 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. Tom was later president of Blair Racing, which fielded a Dallara-Chevrolet driven by Alex Barron for the IRL IndyCar Series in 2002.

Motorsports Career Results[edit]

American Open-Wheel[edit]

Champ Car[edit]

(key) (Races in Bold indicate pole position)

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Rank Points
1980 Team Penske United States
ONT
DNP
United States
INDY
DNP
United States
MIL
DNP
United States
POC
DNP
United States
MDO
6
United States
MIS
DNP
United States
WGL
DNP
United States
MIL
DNP
United States
ONT
5
United States
MIS2
9
Mexico
MEX
DNP
United States
PHX
DNP
        14th 680
1984 Galles Racing United States
LBH
 
United States
PHX
 
United States
INDY
17
United States
MIL
DNP
United States
POR
DNP
United States
MEA
Ret
United States
CLE
Ret
United States
MIS
DNP
United States
ROA
DNP
United States
POC
DNP
United States
MDO
DNP
Canada
SAN
DNP
United States
DET
DNP
United States
PHX2
DNP
United States
LS
DNP
United States
LVG
DNP
- 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