The Hanoitimes - Also at the show, F1 Vietnam Grand Prix announced the fares for next year’s racing. Rock with F1 racing demonstration in Hanoi tonight F1 CEO impressed with construction pace of Hanoi’s race track F1 helps Hanoi become hi-tech innovative city: British Amb. Audiences in Hanoi were amazed at striking performances by two Red Bull racers David Coulthard and Jake Dennis on Saturday evening in a show to promote the F1 Vietnam Grand Prix. A F1 car performed on the street of Hanoi in the kick-off event. Photo by Nguyen Khanh/Tuoitre. The kick-off event, held at the My Dinh National Stadium Hanoi, saw the first ever drive of F1 cars on a Hanoi street before the official race which is slated to start in April 2020 in the host city. At the event, Coulthard and Dennis behind the wheels performed some eye-catching performances including acceleration and drifts with the 1,000-horsepower F1 cars that impressed thousands of people gathered in the … [Read more...] about Spectators in Hanoi excited with F1 racing show
Hanoi street circuit
The Hanoitimes - Hanoi’s race track is a combination of a city race and a track, which has been designed in a way that it could deliver special racing scenes for F1 fans from all over the world. F1 helps Hanoi become hi-tech innovative city: British Amb. Hanoi starts building F1 race circuit with unique design F1 racing offers opportunity to promote Hanoi's image to the world: FIA President Hanoi hosting F1 opens up space for racing sport in Vietnam 12-month time frame to build F1 circuit in Hanoi is ambitious: Designer Formula One CEO Chase Carey has expressed impression with the construction progress of Hanoi’s race track site in such a short time period, and expected preparation works would be completed as schedule. Chairman of the Hanoi People's Committee Nguyen Duc Chung and F1 CEO Chase Carey inspect the construction site. Carey made the statement on April 15 after inspecting the construction site of Hanoi’s upcoming F1 … [Read more...] about F1 CEO impressed with construction pace of Hanoi’s race track
The Hanoitimes - British Ambassador to Vietnam Gareth Ward said that Hanoi has done a good job to preserve the unique feel of the center. Formula 1 race expected to contribute to Vietnam's economic development Formula One (F1) racing can help Hanoi preserve its own values as well as improve the brand recognition of Vietnam's capital as a hi-tech innovative city, said British Ambassador to Vietnam Gareth Ward in an interview granted to Hanoitimes about Hanoi hosting of F1 racing, which is scheduled to take place in April next year. British Ambassador to Vietnam Gareth Ward. What can you comment on Hanoi's hosting of the Formula one racing in April 2020? I have been in Hanoi now for seven months as British Ambassador to Vietnam and I’m really appreciating the way Hanoi is opening up to the world, to the tourists, business, and the way Hanoi wants to be seen as a cultural and economic hub. Hanoi has organized many kinds of important international events, including … [Read more...] about F1 helps Hanoi become hi-tech innovative city: British Amb.
The Hanoitimes - Unlike some other modern street circuits, Hanoi will be liked by drivers due to the high level of difficulties, according to F1 designer Hermann Tilke. Formula 1 race expected to contribute to Vietnam's economic development Hanoi to host Formula 1 Grand Prix from 2020: Mayor Hanoi proposes hosting Formula 1 race at My Dinh Sports Complex F1 resident architect Hermann Tilke viewed the 12-month time frame to build the street track for next year’s Vietnam Grand Prix as short but feasible, said the German architect in an interview with Auto, Motor und Sport. The design of the F1 race track in Hanoi. Last November, Hanoi announced that it would be the host of the F1 race from April 2020, after Vingroup, the promoter of the race, and US group Liberty Media, the F1’s owner, agreed a 10-year deal, which could be extended in the eighth year. Under the deal, Tilke’s design office entrusted with mapping out and building the 5.565km … [Read more...] about 12-month time frame to build F1 circuit in Hanoi is ambitious: Designer
Plans to bring the world’s premier motor racing championship to Vietnam are expected to drive tourism industry growth as well as provide excellent opportunities for business promotions. Over several days of racing, an F1 Grand Prix in Hanoi could boost visitor numbers to four or five times the average level The International Automobile Federation’s (FIA) Formula One (F1) race director Charlie Whiting recently visited Hanoi to gauge the feasibility of bringing the race to the capital city. Autosport website quoted Whiting as saying a Hanoi Grand Prix will likely join the F1 calendar in 2020. Whiting added that the track could be partially-built in the west of the city, about 12 kilometres from the centre of Hanoi, while existing road infrastructure will be made available to accommodate it. “The technical premises and administrative building will be developed on current empty space, and so will part of the racing track, which would be … [Read more...] about Hanoi in pole position for F1 race tourist boost