Started in March 20, 2019, the construction of the Pit Building has been completed. That Hanoi executed such mammoth work in a short time period was lauded by the F1 CEO, stressing that this is a proud achievement taking into account that the surface of Hanoi Pit Building is much larger than others in the world.
Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung receives Formula One CEO Chase Carey. Photo: Kinhtedothi.vn
Once again, Carey highly regarded Hanoi’s vision when selecting the location for the street race, adding that Hanoi’s race track is a combination of racing in tight and twisty streets with super-speedway, which has been designed in a way that he believed could deliver astonishing moments for F1 fans from all over the world.
As the capital city has committed to create all conditions for the race to be successful, thereby presenting opportunities for the development of Vietnam’s sports, Chase Carey believes Hanoi will do well for a unique F1 race, so that the event is not only a sporting event but also an opportunity to promote the image of the capital city and Vietnam.
For his part, Mayor Nguyen Duc Chung briefed the F1 CEO on the detailed organizational plan as well as promotional activities to attract tourists to Hanoi’s race.
Chung also asked F1 Group to provide Hanoi with experiences, help connect with racing organizations around the world to synchronize the work of organization with a view to holding a high-quality F1 race.
The same day, Vietnam Grand Prix Co., Ltd. announced that VinFast under Hanoi-based conglomerate Vingroup has become the main sponsor of the first F1 race in Vietnam, which is slated to start in April 2020.
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