Formula 1®

Formula 1®

The World’s Fastest Logistics Race

Few sports conjure up the heady mix of speed, glamour and verve as intensively as Formula 1 - the world’s premier motorsports series. Since its inaugural race in 1950, the allure of seeing the most highly skilled drivers in the world reach record-breaking speeds has thrilled fans across the globe, from Britain to Bahrain and from Mexico to Japan. Behind the glamour and va-va voom, thousands of unsung heroes help to make it all possible, not least the DHL Motorsports team. As Official Logistics Partner of Formula 1, DHL draws on over 35 years’ experience handling complex, time-critical, international motorsports logistics.

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DHL & Formula 1 in 2018

DHL ensures logistics for the first triple-header in Formula 1 history

DHL ensures logistics for the first triple-header in Formula 1 history

For the first time, three Formula 1 races will take place on three consecutive weekends.

Formula 1 in 2018: New rules, drivers and tracks

Formula 1 in 2018: New rules, drivers and tracks

The introduction of the halo cockpit protector in 2018 ushers in a new era in Formula 1. But that’s not all.

The Formula 1 Triple Header Diary

The Race Behind The Scenes

F1 is pure fascination. We make it happen, the F1 teams make it fast.

Ken Allen

CEO DHL Express

The Race Behind The Scenes

Our sport is very fast-moving, where precision and punctuality are ingredients. These attributes are also central to DHL, and this is a guarantee for the ongoing success of this relationship.

Sean Bratches

Managing Director, Commercial Operations at Formula 1

The Race Behind The Scenes

Within 24 hours all the material from the circuit is broken down and on its way.

Pierluigi Ferrari

DHL Motorsport Deputy Managing Director

The Race Behind The Scenes

It's a full time job, 365 days a year.

Massimo Foroni

Head of Motorsport Operations DHL

The Race Behind The Scenes

Not a single wheel could turn in Formula One without logistics.

Nour Suliman

CEO, DHL Express Middle East and North Africa

The Race Behind The Scenes

I am delighted to have won the DHL Fastest Lap Award again.
It caps a phenomenal year for everyone in the Mercedes team.

Lewis Hamilton

Four times Formula 1 World Champion

The Race Behind The Scenes

It is a nice bonus to receive the DHL Fastest Lap Award 2016 at the end of an incredible year.

Nico Rosberg

2016 Formula 1 World Champion

The Logistical Challenge

DHL extends logistics partnership with Formula 1

DHL extends logistics partnership with Formula 1

Learn more about how DHL handles the overseas moves of up to 2,000 tons of precious cargo per race via sea and air freight.

Insight Logistics

Insight Logistics

Discover exciting stories and get expert insights from the fascinating world of logistics.

Calendar

RURussia

30th September 2018

Sochi

Sochi Autodrom

JPJapan

7th October 2018

Suzuka

Suzuka International Racing Course

USUnited States

21st October 2018

Austin

Circuit of The Americas

MXMexico

28th October 2018

Mexico City

Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez

BRBrazil

11th November 2018

Sao Paulo

Autódromo José Carlos Pace

AEUnited Arab Emirates

25th November 2018

Abu Dhabi

Yas Marina Circuit

DHL Fastest Lap Award

The DHL Fastest Lap Award was established to recognize the driver who most consistently demonstrates pure speed, with the fastest lap at the highest number of races each season.

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2017 Season Review

DHL Fastest Pitstop Award

The DHL Fastest Pit Stop Award recognizes outstanding teamwork and performance from the ‘unsung heroes’ who make a important contribution to the drivers’ success on the track.

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2017 Season Review

DHL Fastest Pit Stop Award presented to Mercedes-AMG Petronas

DHL Fastest Pit Stop Award presented to Mercedes-AMG Petronas

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport receives the DHL Fastest Pit Stop Award for consistently achieving the fastest pit stops during the season.

Lewis Hamilton wins DHL Fastest Lap Award

Lewis Hamilton wins DHL Fastest Lap Award

Lewis Hamilton wins the 2017 DHL Fastest Lap Award for the highest number of fastest racing laps.

The DHL F1 Fan Reporter

Getting a glimpse behind the scenes at a Formula 1 race and seeing what goes on in the paddock from close up – that’s what millions of motorsport fans around the world dream of doing. For Alejandro Montalvo, this dream came true at the 2017 FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX.

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