The Valley Run is back for its 2020 edition, with this year’s event all-set to be held on December 19 and 20. Motorsport activities in India have started to resume once again after a lengthy break due to COVID-19 and its resulting restrictions. Confirmation that the drag racing event will indeed return for its eighth edition will come as welcome news to all the petrolheads out there.
- The Valley Run 2020 will be held on December 19-20
- Drag Racing event will be held at Aamby Valley Air Strip
- Online registrations open on November 16
The Valley Run 2020 dates and location
As is tradition, this year’s event will be held at Aamby Valley City’s private airstrip, which will be converted into a two-lane dragstrip on the weekend of December 19 and 20. Both two-wheelers and cars will be allowed to compete on the quarter-mile (or 402m) dragstrip.
The Valley Run 2020 registration
Registrations for this year’s The Valley Run will open on Monday, November 16. Those interested in registering can visit Elite Octane’s website from November 16 to apply.
Watch this space for more updates.
What is The Valley Run?
Over the years, The Valley Run has established itself as one of India’s most anticipated drag racing events. For those unfamiliar with the format, here's a gist: A drag race is a timed event, with the winning car or bike being the one that accelerates faster from a standstill and covers the quarter-mile-long straight in the shortest duration. Such a race doesn’t just make for a thrilling spectacle, but is also a true test of skill and reaction time.
Last year’s event saw a massive turnout of over 600 participants from all across the country. The fastest car was a modified BMW M5 tuned by Evolve Automotive and piloted by Uzair Ansari from Mumbai. The car clocked a breakneck 10.352sec, beating other tuned BMWs, the Nissan GT-R, and even a handful of Lamborghinis.
You can head here to watch all the action from The Valley Run 2019.