Sunday, 18 November 2018 | 07:06 WIB

Vietnam to hold Formula-1 GP in 2020

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HANOI, NNCVietnam is one of the countries to organize Formula 1 GP after the Vietnam government and Formula 1 management reached an agreement to hold the Vietnam Grand Prix in Hanoi in 2020.

Several sources say the details on the race, including plans to build a circuit located west of the capital Hanoi, will be announced on November 7.

Vietnam is a growing market for sponsors, including Heineken beer beverage producer, and will be the fifth Formula One calendar in the Asian region, replacing Malaysia.

Formula One car racing is not too popular in Vietnam, except for sports where the national team is participating.

While celebrating the success of an international competition, there are aspects that reminds its past revolution, when thousands of people took to the streets of Hanoi last August to celebrate Vietnam's 1-0 victory over Syria in the 2018 Asian Games football branch in Indonesia. .

Another interesting news for the people of Vietnam is the launch of the first local car product under the Vinfast brand at the Paris Motor Show last month.