News about the F1 race suspension appeared on Vietnamese major newspapers. Vietnam's authorities says cancelling the first F1 race was a very difficult decision.

The decision was based on the developing coronavirus situation especially after WHO declared the outbreak as a global pandemic. The F1 circuit in My Dinh was completed and ready for operation.

This is a tough decision as Vietnam would be one of the 22 official hosts.

Hanoi's authorities and F1 organizers will keep a close watch on the disease's newest developments. F1 organizers will do their best to bring the race back to Hanoi./.