The design of the three-storey pit building has been heavily influenced by the city’s historic buildings, to reflect Vietnam’s “strong cultural legacy” (Photo: VNA)

The 5.6km circuit features 23 corners and has nine grandstands named after regions across Vietnam (Photo: VNA)

The organisers are now focusing on the temporary structures around the circuit, including the Grandstands – each named after iconic Vietnamese cities and locations, as well as the media and medical centres and safety barriers (Photo: VNA)

The F1 Vietnam Grand Prix 2020, set to be held in Hanoi from April 3-5, will be the newest F1 race in the world (Photo: VNA)

The F1 Vietnam Grand Prix 2020 is expected to attract some 300,000 visitors, including F1 fans, domestic and foreign travelers, and international reporters (Photo: VNA)

This article first appeared on Vietnam News Agency (VNA)

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Vietnam Grand Prix Corporation (VGPC) is a subsidiary of Vingroup, entrusted with the rights to organize the Formula 1 Vietnam Grand Prix by the Hanoi People’s Committee – the entity which holds the rights to host Formula 1 in Vietnam. Vietnam Grand Prix Corporation is responsible for building the infrastructure of the Hanoi F1® Racetrack, and also to manage and operate the Formula 1 Vietnam Grand Prix from 2020. Furthermore, the Vietnam Grand Prix Corporation will also organize ticket sales and events to promote Formula 1 Vietnam Grand Prix 2020 in Vietnam and position the occasion as a world-class and unique event.

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