Vietnam insist Grand Prix will go ahead despite Coronavirus

27-02-2020 11:14
by Louis Shaw
General
Vietnam insist Grand Prix will go ahead despite Coronavirus

Organisers of the Vietnam Grand Prix has insisted that the Grand Prix will go ahead despite concerns about the Coronavirus. Hanoi will host Vietnam's first Grand Prix on April 5, just two weeks after the scheduled Chinese Grand Prix which has already been canceled. 

"Preparations for the race are going according to the set schedule. The F1 race in Hanoi in 2020 will take place as planned. We are of course monitoring the situation closely and will notify customers and media should there be any changes," said Le Ngoc Chi, CEO of the Vietnam Grand Prix Corporation.

The Coronavirus has almost put the globe in a state of lockdown but hopes are that the virus will be contained and that the racing can go ahead. 

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