Formula One: Vietnam Grand Prix aims to attract 300,000 fans for inaugural 2020 Hanoi race

Chi Le Ngoc, chief executive of Vietnam Grand Prix Corporation, said one of the goals of the race is to raise Vietnam's international profile.
Chi Le Ngoc, chief executive of Vietnam Grand Prix Corporation, said one of the goals of the race is to raise Vietnam's international profile.ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG

SINGAPORE - They might be the new kids on the block but that is not stopping the Vietnam Grand Prix promoters from dreaming big.

Hanoi will host the country's first Formula One race in April 2020 and Chi Le Ngoc, chief executive of Vietnam Grand Prix Corporation, told The Straits Times on Saturday (Sept 21) they have set a target of 300,000 fans over the race weekend.

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