The eighth version of The Valley Run has been postponed and the drag racing occasion will now be held on February 6 and seven, 2021. The location for the occasion would be the identical, with the Aamby Valley City’s personal airstrip being transformed right into a two-lane dragstrip over the weekend.
- Eighth version of The Valley Run postponed to February 6-7, 2021
- Last day to register is January 27, 2021
- Drag racing occasion will likely be held at Aamby Valley Air Strip
This yr’s Valley Run was initially scheduled for December 19-20. However, COVID-19-related restrictions have pressured the occasion to be postponed as organisers look to accommodate all of the stakeholders and even spectators.
The Valley Run postponed
Motorsport actions in India have began to resume as soon as once more, after a prolonged break due to COVID-19. However, there are but quite a lot of strict restrictions in place to management the unfold of the virus. An official assertion from Elite Octane, organiser of The Valley Run, says the choice to postpone the occasion comes “in the light of recent warnings issued by authorities and subsequent restrictions.”
“In order to secure the participants, sponsors, vendors, tuners, spectators and numerous others involved, we move to a more secure date from December 2020 to February 2021,” the assertion provides.
The Valley Run registration
The on-line registration hyperlink will proceed to be reside for the revised dates, and assortment centres for individuals who have already registered will open from January 4, 2021. Those desirous about taking part can head right here to register for The Valley Run. The final date to register for the occasion is January 27, 2021.
Both two-wheelers and automobiles will likely be allowed to compete on the quarter-mile (or 402m) dragstrip.
What is The Valley Run?
Over the years, The Valley Run has established itself as one in every of India’s most anticipated drag racing occasions. For these unfamiliar with the format, here is a gist: A drag race is a timed occasion, with the profitable automobile or bike being the one which accelerates sooner from a standstill and covers the quarter-mile-long straight within the shortest period. Such a race doesn’t simply make for an exciting spectacle, however it’s also a real take a look at of talent and response time.
Last yr’s occasion noticed a large turnout of over 600 individuals from all throughout the nation. The quickest automobile was a modified BMW M5 tuned by Evolve Automotive and piloted by Uzair Ansari from Mumbai. The automobile clocked a breakneck 10.352sec, beating different tuned BMWs, the Nissan GT-R, and even a handful of Lamborghinis.
You can head right here to watch all of the motion from The Valley Run 2019.
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