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Terrain car racing tourney kicks off in Hanoi

Sunday, September 29, 2019, 15:44 GMT+7
Terrain car racing tourney kicks off in Hanoi
Racers compete on the first day of PVOIL Cup 2019 at Dong Mo Tourist Area in Son Tay Town, Hanoi on September 28, 2019. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

The 11th annual competition of PVOIL Cup, a terrain car racing tournament, kicked off on the outskirts of Hanoi on Saturday with the participation of 160 athletes from across Vietnam.

The PVOIL Cup 2019 is organized at Dong Mo Tourist Area in the namesake commune in Son Tay Town, Hanoi on September 28 and 29.

The tournament, which is considered the largest of its kind in Vietnam, attracts a total of 160 athletes from 80 teams, who are given an opportunity to show off their skills in 600 performances.

The competition is divided into four categories, namely pick-up trucks, SUVs, advance, and open.

The cash prizes for the winning teams are worth a combined VND600 million (US$25,800).

According to the organizing board, they want to turn the competition into a festival for motorsport lovers nationwide.










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