Formula One has confirmed it is in talks with the Vietnamese government to add a new street race in Hanoi, but the motor-racing championship has played down speculation a deal could be sealed for as soon as next season.
The Formula One motor-racing championship is lining up a new race in Vietnam, according to the Forbes website.
Vietnam has confirmed it will host the 2021 Southeast Asian Games, with Hanoi lined up to be the main hub for the multi-sport event.
Vietnam is set to feature in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race for the first time after event organisers struck a deal for the country to stage an event during the 2015-16 edition of the sailing series.
Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has announced that the country is to withdraw from hosting the 2019 Asian Games, citing a lack of preparedness and concerns that the multi-sport event would not be financially viable.