Tom Gloy

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Tom Gloy
Nationality Flag of the United States.svg American
Born (1947-06-11) June 11, 1947 (age 76)
Lafayette, California, United States
Achievements1979 Formula Atlantic Champion
1984 Trans-Am Series Champion
Awards West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame (2021)
Champ Car career
8 races run over 4 years
Years active1977, 1980, 1983-1984
Best finish14th - 1980
First race 1977 Bobby Ball 150 (Phoenix)
Last race 1984 Budweiser Cleveland Grand Prix (Cleveland)
WinsPodiums Poles

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.


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 Results

American Open-Wheel

Champ Car

(key) (Races in Bold indicate pole position)

1980 Team Penske Penske PC-7 Cosworth ONT INDY MIL POC MDO
MEX PHX 14th680 [1]
1984 Galles Racing March 84C Cosworth LBH PHX INDY
  • New Points system introduced in 1981

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  1. "Tom Gloy – 1980 CART Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved August 17, 2023.
  2. "Tom Gloy – 1984 CART Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved August 17, 2023.
Sporting positions
Preceded by North American Formula Atlantic Champion
Succeeded by