G Subhash Chandra Bose was a dominant figure in racing in both motorcycles and cars in India in the period ranging from 1969 to 1994. He was most famous for winning GP and then rally races using a 350 Bullet against formidable competition of Japanese and other foreign bikes. He also went on to bag the Chief Minister’s trophy for Best
Rider in 1985, 1988, 1989 and 1993, and was also awarded India’s Best Rider award in 1990 and the Ugadhi Puraskar in 1993. He was Enfield India's official factory rider from 1976 on.