Formula One grand prix officially cancelled in Vietnam

The organisers of Vietnam’s first ever Formula One (F1) grand prix have announced that the event is officially cancelled due to the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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News of the cancellation comes following talks by the administration of Hanoi, the Vietnam Motorsports Association (VMA), and the Vietnam Grand Prix Limited Liability Company (VGPC), who held discussions with the International Automobile Federation (FIA) and the Formula One Group.

Unfortunately, the complicated nature of developments surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic has forced the cancellation of 13 F1 races worldwide, including in Australia, China, the Netherlands, Monaco, Azerbaijan, Canada, France, Singapore, Japan, the United States, Mexico, Brazil, and Vietnam.

The Vietnam Grand Prix Limited Liability Company (VGPC) will refund all customers who purchased tickets for the Vietnamese Grand Prix which was due to take place this year in Hanoi.

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