The primary Vietnam Grand Prix, which was initially scheduled to happen in April this 12 months, has lastly been cancelled, seven month after it was postponed. It’s the last excellent race from the unique 2020 F1 calendar to be referred to as off on account of the pandemic.
The brand new addition to the calendar was among the many first to be postponed as a result of world unfold of Covid-19 earlier within the 12 months. Two months in the past F1 confirmed its plans for the remaining races of 2020 didn’t embrace the occasion at a brand new road observe in Hanoi.
Nonetheless the promoters have solely now conceded the race won’t go forward this 12 months. In an announcement they acknowledged the extraordinarily tough however essential choice” had been taken to cancel the race.
“We’re unable to welcome essentially the most thrilling and prestigious motorsport sequence on the planet to Vietnam in 2020 as a result of Covid-19 pandemic,” stated Vietnam Grand Prix Company CEO Le Ngoc Chi.
“This was a really tough choice for all of us to make however finally it was the one resolution after rigorously reviewing all security standards in addition to the effectivity below present situations. We thanks in your help and understanding throughout this unsure interval.”
VGPC promised a full refund for many who bought tickets to the race.
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