The Rally of the Rising Sun, organised by the Nissan Car Club Australia, was held on 9 October.
1982 VTC Round 8 – NCCA Rally of the Rising Sun
The Rising Sun was the final round of the 1982 Victorian Trials Championship and conducted in the forests surrounding Heathcote.
The director was Ian Boyd and he was assisted by Charlie Almond, Chris Boland, Geoff Milburn, Steve Ellis, Dave Owen and Val Boyd. Course checker was Trevor Woods. For the director’s intentions in running the event, see the introductory page to the Supplementary Regulations.
The winners were David Officer and David McKenzie in a Galant 4 points clear of Bob Waterhouse/Paul Paterson (36) second. David Mitchell and Greg Matheson were third and first Clubman.