Dai Nam Joint Stock Company, the developer of Dai Nam tourism park complex in the southern province of Binh Duong, has officially started construction on its $100 million racing tracks there. According to Huynh Uy Dung, chairman of Dai Nam Joint Stock Company, the complex will be built to accommodate five racing disciplines, including tracks for dog and horse racing, mountain biking, auto racing and motorboat racing, with an international standard platform of 1,500 metres. Located on an area of 60 hectares within Dai Nam tourism park complex, the track will house 60,000 spectators. Dung said that he planned to open the track by the year’s end. The track’s service and logistical systems will be built afterwards. It is expected that the number of visitors to the park will increase to approximately five million every year from the current level of two million after the track is put into operation. The tracks will offer races three times daily every weekday, and six times … [Read more...] about Dai Nam on course for US$100 million race track
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VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam's first motor race for females will take place at Binh Phuoc Province Stadium on January 10. It is part of a national championships with two categories for male athletes who will compete with two-stroke and four-stroke engine motorbikes. The women will race with 110cc vehicles. Competitors will have two days to train before their event. Organisers said a total of 44 racers, six female, have registered for the annual championships. The highest-finishers will be sent to an intensive training course in Malaysia, according to the Viet Nam Cycling and Motor Sport Federation. Related news Binh Duong to host fifth int’l women’s cycling tourney Nearly 100 athletes compete in national motor race VNS … [Read more...] about First national motor race for VN women scheduled in Jan.
Racecars and motorbikes are to have new venues to tear it up as plans are in place to build cross country sand racing tracks in two central provinces by 2007, said sports authorities Thursday. Minister and chairman of the Committee of Sports and Physical Training Nguyen Danh Thai agreed with the plan to build the track at Mui Ne resort in Binh Thuan province and Phan Rang city of Ninh Thuan province, said Huynh Vinh Ai, vice chairman of the Committee Thursday. This will be the first-ever sand track for motorcycle and car racing in Vietnam, which comes at a time when desert racing has taken on more popularity in the sporting world. … [Read more...] about Vietnam eyes sand track motor racing for next year
VietNamNet Bridge - The race for motorbikes of 125 cubic centimeters took place in Binh Phuoc province in dangerous conditions when the audience overflowed onto the racecourse and the race-track had many pebbles. … [Read more...] about Motor race in Binh Phuoc
Formula One legend Michael Schumacher remained "stable" on Wednesday after spending a third night in hospital with severe brain injuries sustained while skiing in the French Alps. A fan displays Ferrari flags in front of the Grenoble University Hospital Centre, French Alps, where Formula One legend Michael Schumacher is hospitalised after an off-piste skiing accident. Schumacher's condition remained "stable" on Wednesday. (AFP/Philippe Desmazes) >> Schumacher in coma, "critical" after ski accident >> Schumacher fighting for life after France ski accident GRENOBLE, France: Formula One legend Michael Schumacher remained "stable" on Wednesday after spending a third night in hospital with severe brain injuries sustained while skiing in the French Alps. The German racing great entered the new year in an induced coma and a critical condition, with his family at his bedside in the French Alpine city of Grenoble and doctors unsure of his future. The 44-year-old's … [Read more...] about Motor Racing: Schumacher “stable” as he enters new year in coma