Hanoi postpones F1 race

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Vietnam has postponed the inaugural F1 VinFast Vietnam Grand Prix 2020, the first-ever F1 GP to be hosted in the country.

It follows the postponement of the F1 2020 series opener in Melbourne Australia and the second race in Bahrain.

“This is a tough decision as 2020 is the year Vietnam became one of the 22 official hosts of the F1 race,” the organisers told Nhan Dan the official news channel of the Communist Party of Vietnam.

Slated for 3 to 5 April in Hanoi, it would have attracted around 300,000 visitors and was billed as a “booster for Vietnam’s tourism industry”.

The decision to postpone was announced by the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), Formula One World Championship Ltd (F1), the Hanoi People’s Committee, and the Vietnam Motorsports Association (VMA) and with agreement from the Vietnam Grand Prix company (VFPC), Nhan Dan reported.

Read the full article at TTR Weekly: https://www.ttrweekly.com/site/2020/03/hanoi-postpones-f1-race/

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