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Formula 1 to Start Races in Vietnam Amid Booms in Tourism, Sports Enthusiasm

Formula One F1 - Vietnamese Grand Prix - Hanoi circuit - Hanoi, Vietnam - April 20, 2019. Red Bull team perform during the…

Formula 1 car racing will debut next year in Vietnam as the fast-growing host country tries to attract high-end tourism and its own moneyed citizens take an ever keener interest in sports.

A racing circuit is due for completion next month in the capital Hanoi, Formula 1 says on its website. In April, the international car racing event will hold the country’s first Formula 1 Grand Prix.

The race’s arrival in Vietnam, a country racked by widespread poverty and the aftershocks of war 40 years ago, shows that many people have the money as well as the interest to buy tickets and read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com