With 23 races, the brand new season contains the biggest race calendar in System 1 historical past; Three “triple headers” pose new complexity for logistics; Season opens March 28 in Bahrain; DHL Quickest Lap Award and DHL Quickest Pit Cease Award to proceed.

With the FIA System 1 World Championship about to start, DHL and System 1 have introduced the extension of their long-standing international partnership, which spans numerous many years. DHL thus stays the Official Logistics Associate of System 1 for additional years and can proceed to be accountable for delivery motorsport all over the world.

2021 sees 23 locations on the System 1 racing calendar, the biggest quantity within the sport’s historical past, with DHL transporting race vehicles, gasoline, and oil, tools for the racing groups and transmission expertise. DHL has been the official logistics accomplice since 2004, profitable every “races between the races” at each Grand Prix all over the world.

“We’re proud to proceed our distinctive partnership for the years to come back,” says Arjan Sissing, International Head of Model Advertising at DHL.

“System 1 has been delivering the final word in velocity, precision and expertise to its followers for over 1000 races and it’s DHL who delivers System 1 throughout the globe.

“For greater than 4 many years, our widespread values join us with one another and made it doable to win any logistics races all over the world, earlier than the primary tires contact the observe. We’re trying ahead to defend our title in every of those races between the races.”

Stefano Domenicali, President and CEO, System 1, added: “DHL is our longest standing international accomplice and we’re delighted to have signed a partnership extension that demonstrates our robust and collaborative relationship. For the previous 16 years we have now delivered on and off the observe collectively. We’re proud to be working with the world’s main logistics supplier as we sit up for the most important season ever for System 1″.

The 2021 FIA System 1 World Championship begins March 28, with the System 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2021 and closes December 12 with the System 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2021.

The 2021 race calendar takes in 23 races on 5 continents and is thus extra action-packed than ever.

This 12 months [2021], drivers, groups, and DHL’s logistics crew all face the particular problem of three triple headers, the place three races are held over three consecutive weekends.

Within the first triple-header, the motion takes place in Europe. The System 1 Rolex Belgian Grand Prix 2021 in Spa-Francorchamps on August 29 shall be adopted by the System 1 Heineken Dutch Grand Prix in Zandvoort on September 5. Every week later, the System 1 Heineken Gran Premio D’Italia 2021 shall be held in Monza on September 12.

The second triple header is logistically much more difficult as a result of considerably higher distances need to be coated. Every week after the System 1 VTB Russian Grand Prix 2021 in Sochi on September 26, it’s off to the Singapore avenue circuit on October 3. After which on October 10, the System 1 circus travels to Suzuka in Japan.

There’s additionally fairly a distance to cowl within the season’s third tripleheader. The primary cease is the System 1 Aramco United States Grand Prix 2021 in Austin, Texas, on October 24. From there, racing continues in Mexico Metropolis, with the System 1 Gran Premio De La Cuidad de Mexico 2021 on October 31. The tripleheader finishes on November 7 in São Paulo, Brazil.

“An intercontinental triple header is the place logistics is basically put to the take a look at,” says Paul Fowler, International Motorsport Head, DHL International Forwarding.

“Even through the race, earlier than the checkered flag is waved, the DHL staff begin dismantling and stowing tools.”

And for the logistics specialists, the job turns into particularly tough when elements need to be flown out and again in once more through the three-week triple header timeframe – reminiscent of for testing in particular laboratories situated all all over the world.

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F1 schedule

New occasions just like the System 1 Heineken Dutch Grand Prix 2021 in Zandvoort, which is again on the System 1 schedule, and the System 1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix 2021, which this 12 months shall be held on a brand new avenue circuit in Jeddah, additionally take a look at the logistics specialists. 

For Paul Fowler, it’s challenges like these that make motorsport so interesting: “Behind the scenes, we give our all to make sure that the groups and drivers can carry out at their greatest, and that racing followers all over the place get to see the game they love.”

With the prolonged partnership, DHL will once more offer two awards: The DHL Quickest Lap Award and the DHL Quickest Pit Cease Award for particular achievements by drivers and groups.

This 12 months’s awards shall be offered to the winners in Abu Dhabi on the ultimate day of the racing season.

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