The Valley Run 2022: Fastest cars, bikes


The annual series which hosted more than 700 participants, showcased some of the country’s fastest cars and bikes.

Drag Racing has been a form of sport which excels at satisfying the need for speed of enthusiasts and answers one key question – who is the fastest? The Valley Run, which celebrated its 10th anniversary, quenched this thirst for Mumbai’s speed freaks as more than 700 participants gathered at the Aamby Valley private airstrip for a weekend of high-octane drag racing.

  1. 2022 Valley Run had over 700 entries with wide variety of vehicles
  2. Tuned Nissan GTR set a sub-10 sec quarter-mile time
  3. Fastest two-wheeler time was set by a tuned Suzuki Hayabusa

The Valley Run 2022: fastest cars and bikes

For the first time in the history of the event, a four-wheeler managed to achieve a sub-10 second quarter-mile time. This distinction went to a modified Nissan GTR, tuned by Kik Shift and Alpha Logic, which was piloted by Imran Majid. The car clocked in a breakneck time of 9.766sec, beating the likes of an Audi R8, another Nissan GT-R and even a Lamborghini Huracan Performante.

Meanwhile, the distinction of the fastest rider went to Mohammed Riyaz who piloted a tuned Suzuki Hayabusa and clocked in a time of 9.716 seconds. This also made it the fastest time set by a foreign bike throughout the weekend. When it came to the Indian two-wheeler segment, the TVS Racing team took the top spot, eclipsing all other teams.

In the Indian two-wheeler category, the fastest overall time was set by a modified TVS that clocked in an impressive 11.523sec quarter-mile run. On the other hand, the India four-wheeler category saw the fastest time set by a tuned Skoda Octavia vRS that clocked in a time of 12.303sec. The fastest diesel car of the day award went to a tuned BMW X3 that clocked in an equally impressive 12.589sec quarter-mile time.

Strong female participation in The Valley Run 2022

This year’s event also saw female drivers and riders putting on a dominating performance. The fastest female rider on a foreign bike was Shweta Chitrode, who clocked an 11.545sec quarter-mile time on a modified Suzuki Hayabusa, whereas the honour for the fastest female driver in a foreign car went to Jhanvi Bhavsar, who set a time of 14.198sec in a BMW 330i.

The award for the fastest female rider on an Indian bike went to Lani Zena Fernandez who clocked a time of 12.282sec with a Royal Enfield, and the award for the fastest female rider in an Indian car went to Uvashri Kannadasan Balajeyanthi, who set a time of 12.969sec in a tuned Skoda.

The Valley Run: future plans

Apart from the drag strip, this year’s Valley Run also saw the special guest appearance of industrialist, Yohaan Poonawalla who brought along his fleet of four Ferrari’s – 458 Speciale convertible, 488 Pista convertible, F12 Berlinetta, Portofino – a Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead coupe, Bentley Bentayga and the Land Rover Defender.

Rongom Mukerji, founder of Elite Octane Inc, said they plan to expand the event into more cities in the future, incorporate more rounds and potentially launch a new series for the next edition.

Fastest time: Motorcycles
Class Category Name Vehicle Time(sec)
B2 Upto 165cc (2 stroke) Aiyaz KTM 390 13.246
B3 166cc-375cc (2 stroke) Atahulla Baig Yamaha 13.013
C1 Upto 165cc (4 stroke) Goutham R Yamaha 14.513
C2 166cc-225cc (4 stroke) Ali Husain Jahur Ali Shaikh Bajaj 13.367
C3 226cc-360cc (4 stroke) Abdul Shaikh Bajaj 13.094
C4 361cc-550cc (4 stroke) Siddharth Parmar KTM 390 12.606
C5 551cc-850cc (Sport) Saurabh Parab Triumph Daytona 675R 10.873
C6 551cc-750cc (Single/Twin) Lani Zena Fernandez Royal Enfield 12.282
C7 751cc and above (Single/Twin) Atharva Udawant KTM 11.696
D1 851cc-1050cc Sean Rogers BMW S1000RR 9.873
D2 1051cc-1650cc Atahulla Baig Suzuki Hayabusa 9.756
D3 1651cc and above Sundeep Singh Sokhi Kawasaki ZX14R 10.223
E1 Upto 395cc India bikes Jagan Kumar TVS 11.523
E2 396cc-550cc Unrestricted open Mohammed Rafiq Yamaha 12.451
E3 551cc and above Unrestricted open Mohammad Riyaz Suzuki Hayabusa 9.716
F1 Upto 950cc (Naked bikes) Ashpak Anwar Kawasaki 11.283
F2 951cc and above (Naked bikes) Zubair Ali Jung Suzuki 11.023
F3 Upto 550cc (Fastest Indian wheelie) Ashpak Anwar KTM 15.209
F4 Above 600cc (Fastest foreign wheelie) Parvez Inamdar BMW S1000RR 9.935
410 Fastest foreign bike Mohammad Riyaz Suzuki Hayabusa 9.716
E1 Fastest indian bike Jagan Kumar TVS 11.523
D2 Fastest foreign female rider Shweta Chitrode Suzuki Hayabusa 11.545
C6 Fastest indian female rider Lani Zena Fernandez Royal Enfield 12.282
Fastest time: Cars
Class Category Name Car Time
O1 Upto 1150cc Aniket Dattatray Bhoj Suzuki 18.942
O2 1151cc-1450cc Tanmay Hotkar Maruti Suzuki 17.993
O3 1451cc-1650cc Yash Pawar Honda 17.121
O4 1651cc-2050cc Krish Mehta Volkswagen 16.433
O5 2051cc-2550cc Dhruv Shah Audi 16.485
O6 2551cc-3060cc Arbaaz Inamdar Volkswagen 14.282
O7 3061cc and above Alok Khandelwal Audi 13.566
K1 Indian pro stock: Upto 1150cc Nishant Naik Maruti 19.333
K2 Indian pro stock: 1151cc-1450cc Biten Jagasia Maruti Suzuki 18.099
K3 Indian pro stock: 1451cc-1650cc Swajit Achrekar Honda City 16.204
K4 Indian pro stock: 1651cc-2050cc Sai Sarang NA 15.950
K5 Indian pro stock: 2051cc-2550cc Mr Kamlesh Parmar Honda City 15.459
K6 Pro stock: 2551cc-3060cc Uvashri Kannadasan Balajeyanthi Skoda 12.969
K7 Pro stock: 3061cc-4000cc Dhana Sreeram Chowdary Skoda 12.418
K8 Pro stock: 4001cc-5100cc Mazen Mody Lamborghini Huracan 11.317
K9 Pro stock: 5101cc and above Imran Majid Nissan GTR 10.079
G1 Upto 3060cc: Indian open Uvashri Kannadasan Balajeyanthi Skoda 13.001
G2 3061cc and above: Indian open Sreeram Kasaraneni Skoda 12.303
G3 Engine swaps (Import Nikunj Vagh Volkswagen Polo 12.178
L2 Diesel open: 1151cc-1450cc Sahil Tyagi Maruti Suzuki 18.335
L3 Diesel open: 1451cc-1650cc Vincent Yalangi Volkswagen 14.545
L4 Diesel open: 1651cc-2050cc Abhishek Nigam Mercedes-Benz 14.092
L5 Diesel open: 2051cc-2550cc Mehul Mistry Mercedes Benz 15.679
L6 Diesel open: 2551cc-3060cc Vikram Walia BMW 12.589
L7 Diesel open: 3061cc-4000cc Amol Swant BMW 530d 13.994
L8 Diesel open: 4001cc-5100cc Moinuddin Mhd. Altaf BMW 530d 13.905
N Unrestricted Imran Majid Nissan GTR 9.858
P1 Pro: Upto 2550cc Siddharth Shah Mercedes C200 16.896
P2 Pro: 2551cc-3060cc Arra Ravi Chandra Polo GTI 13.354
P3 Pro: 3061cc-4000cc Abhishker NA 12.989
P4 Pro: 4001cc-5100cc Mikhail Merchant Audi S4 13.373
P5 Pro: 5101cc and above Imran Majid Nissan GTR 9.766
P5 Fastest foreign car Imran Majid Nissan GTR 9.766
G2 Fastest indian car Sreeram Kasaraneni Skoda VRS 12.303
L6 Fastest diesel car eTuners India BMW X3 12.589
565 Fastest female driver indian car Jhanvi Bhavsar BMW 330i 14.198
L6 Fastest female driver foreign car Uvashri Kannadasan Balajeyanthi Skoda 12.969



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