1982 Australian Endurance Championship of Makes

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The 1982 Australian Endurance Championship of Makes was open to cars complying with CAMS Group C Touring Car regulations. The title was contested over a five round series:

  • Round 1 : Perrier Gold Cup, Oran Park, NSW, 22 August
  • Round 2 : Castrol 400, Sandown, Vic, 12 September
  • Round 3 : James Hardie 1000, Mount Panorama, Bathurst, NSW, 3 October
  • Round 4 : Gold Coast 300, Surfers Paradise International Raceway, Qld, 7 November
  • Round 5 : Nissan-Datsun 300, Adelaide International Raceway, SA, 5 December

Cars competed in four engine capacity classes:

  • Class A : Up to 1600cc
  • Class B : 1601 to 2000cc
  • Class C : 2001 to 3000cc
  • Class D : 3001 to 6000cc

Championship rounds were contested concurrently with those of the 1982 Australian Endurance Championship.

Championship results were as follows:

Position Make Car R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 Points
1 Nissan Bluebird Turbo 6 9 9 9 9 42
2 Ford Falcon XE, Falcon XD, Capri & Escort 9 4 9 6 9 37
3 Mazda RX-7 4 9 1 9 9 32
4 Toyota Corolla Levin & Celica 6 9 6 9 - 30
5 Holden Commodore VH 2 6 9 2 6 25
6 Isuzu Gemini - 9 - 6 9 24
7 Triumph Dolomite - 4 - 3 6 13
8 Mitsubishi Lancer & Colt - 6 - 6 - 12
9 Alfa Romeo GTV & GTV6 - 6 2 2 - 10
10 Audi 5 + 5 - - 3 3 - 6
11 BMW 635 CSi 3 - 2 - - 5

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