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Hanoi to host new Formula One grand prix

(CNN)The Vietnamese Grand Prix will be added to the Formula One calendar from April 2020 as the sport's owners look to "develop new destination cities to broaden F1's appeal."Hanoi promoter Vingroup has signed a multi-year deal to host the race, which will start as "a thrilling street race" in Vietnam's capital around a 5.565 kilometer track."We are really looking forward to seeing Formula 1 cars speeding around the streets of this fantastic city from 2020," said F1's chairman and chief executive Chase Carey.It is the first new race to be announced under the ownership of Liberty Media, which bought the F1 organization for $4.6 billion in January 2017.READ: The British teenager set to make Formula One historyREAD: 'Remarkable' Lewis Hamilto ...
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