1982 Trans-Am Series

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1982 Trans-Am Series
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The 1982 Trans-Am Series was the seventeenth running of the Sports Car Club of America's premier series. All races ran for approximately one hundred miles.[1] The successful Datsun brand saw its final Trans Am victory in 1982, although the Nissan brand which replaced it did see notable success thereafter.

Results[2][edit]

Round Date Circuit Winning driver Winning vehicle
1 May 23 United States Road Atlanta United States Jerry Hansen Chevrolet Corvette
2 June 6 United States Sears Point United States Doc Bundy Porsche 924
3 June 13 United States Portland United States Elliott Forbes-Robinson Pontiac Trans Am
4 June 27 United States Laguna Seca United States Elliott Forbes-Robinson Pontiac Trans Am
5 July 4 United States Kent United States Elliott Forbes-Robinson Pontiac Trans Am
6 July 18 United States Mid-Ohio United States Elliott Forbes-Robinson Pontiac Trans Am
7 July 24 United States Road America United States Jerry Hansen Chevrolet Corvette
8 August 8 United States Brainerd United States Paul Newman Datsun 280ZX
9 September 5 Canada Trois-Rivières United States Elliott Forbes-Robinson Pontiac Trans Am
10 October 3 United States Sears Point United States Tom Gloy Ford Mustang

Championships[edit]

Drivers[edit]

  1. Elliot Forbes-Robinson – 147 points
  2. Doc Bundy – 92 points
  3. Phil Currin – 92 points
  4. Tom Gloy – 72 points
  5. Darrin Brassfield – 49 points
  6. Rob McFarlin – 44 points

Manufacturers[edit]

  1. Pontiac – 65 points
  2. Chevrolet – 42 points
  3. Porsche – 37 points
  4. Ford – 22 points
  5. Datsun – 16 points

References[edit]

  1. ^ See linked archive
  2. ^ 1982 TRANS-AM BOX SCORES