Hanoi speeds up F1 racetrack construction
Hanoi is hastening the construction of a racetrack to host the country’s first F1 Grand Prix in April 2020.
Workers are completing the final items of the work such as stands which is located in Nam Tu Liem District.
Workers are installing seats at stands
The central building which will accommodate racing teams and the organising board has almost been finished. The building is featured with the symbol of Khue Van Pavilion which is located in the Temple of Literature in Hanoi.
Work on the racetrack is scheduled to be finished one month before the first race in April 2020.
The stands will bear names of Vietnam’s big cities such as Ha Long, Haiphong, Danang and Nha Trang. The racetrack has also a heliport for medical and television purposes
An overpass built
Workers are equipped with masks and given with temperature check amid the corona outbreak
The 5.56-km racetrack with 23 turns, designed by German firm Tilke and Formula 1 Group, covers 88 hectares.
The Formula One (F1) racetrack in Vietnam has been named after the capital Hanoi while its nine grandstands take their names from popular destinations from north to south.