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Vietnam has been dropped from the provisional calendar for the 2021 Formula 1 season.

Vietnam cancels F1 race because of Covid-19 pandemic

The organiser of Vietnam's first Formula One grand prix has decided to officially cancel the race due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

New F1 race track has not led to higher land prices

Contrary to real estate investors and businesses’ expectations, one year after the Formula 1 race track kicked off, the real estate market in Hanoi remains at a standstill.

Foreign visitor arrivals plunge 68% in March

International tourist arrivals to Vietnam this month have dropped 68.1% against the same period last year due to the coronavirus, which causes a disease called Covid-19, according to the General Statistics Office.

Hanoi F1 race postponed, affects tourism promotion plan

The plan to advertise Vietnam’s tourism with the F1 race as the focus has failed as the organisers have decided to postpone the event amid the coronavirus outbreak.

F1 Vietnam Grand Prix 2020 postponed

The Formula One VinFast Vietnam Grand Prix 2020 will be put on hold due to the complicated developments of the COVID-19 outbreak, announced organisers on March 13.

F1 race part of new ‘Vietnam is still safe’ tourism campaign

The 2020 F1 race, to be organized for the first time in Vietnam this April, will be the highlight of the tourism promotion campaign amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Formula One Vietnam nears, hotel room rate surges

Travel firms complain that they cannot take full advantage of F1 race to sell tours because of the lack of hotel rooms in Hanoi.

Vietnam to host F1 race on April 5, 2020

Formula One has released its schedule for 2020, with the first ever Vietnam Grand Prix set to be the third among 22 races of the year, an unprecedented number of yearly races in the event’s history.


New images released of Hanoi’s F1 circuit

These are the first images of what the new Formula One racetrack will look like at My Dinh.

Hanoi expects benefits from hosting F1 race

If Hanoi successfully organizes the F1 race, it will help polish the national image and prove that Vietnam is capable of organising the world’s big events.

F1 race director sees Vietnam on track for 2020 debut

 VietNamNet Bridge – Plans for a Vietnamese Grand Prix in 2020 look feasible, according to Formula One race director Charlie Whiting who visited the proposed site in Hanoi last week.

What will Vietnam gain if it hosts the F1 race?

Hosting the Formula One (F1) race is an ‘expensive decision’ if considering the fees, infrastructure development, and business efficiency, but it would enhance Hanoi’s image.