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[Video] Vietnam's First Auto Racetrack to Open This Month in Long An

Vietnam’s first professional racing circuit is set to open this month, 30 kilometers away from Saigon.

Covering an area of 139,000 square meters by the bank of Vam Co Dong River, Happy Land racetrack is led by Khang Thong Group, reports Thanh Nien. Once open, the venue will be able to host 12 racing categories of cars, motorcycles and bicycles in addition to training venues and other race courses.

The entire circuit consists of a 1.4-kilometer route for motorcycles, a 1.1-kilometer circuit for off-road vehicles, a 400-meter drag race track and a 7.5-kilometer racetrack for automobile rally racing, as well as practicing areas for Gymkhana and children.

Happy Land racetrack will reach its completion in a few weeks. It will then host training sessions provided by the well-known Malaysian Grand Prix motorcycle racer Azlan Shah Kararuzaman of Idemitsu Honda Team Asia later this month from March 20-24. From April 29-30, it will also host the 2016 Long An Open Motorcycle and Auto Rally.

Located in Ben Luc, Long An, the circuit can be reached from Saigon by National Highway 1A or the Ho Chi Minh City-Trung Luong Expressway.

[Photo via 2banh]

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