The Making of the Las Vegas Grand Prix

How the Las Vegas Strip was transformed into a Formula 1 circuit

As the Official Logistics Partner of Formula 1, DHL had to deliver one of the most logistically challenging races on the calendar, utilizing over four decades of experience handling the most complex operations in motorsports. The team had a fortnight to transform the spectacular F1 venue, with shipments beginning to arrive just two weeks prior to race weekend.

Watch the full video to meet our DHL trackside team, learn what freight we deliver and where it’s coming from, and most importantly how the team successfully delivered an unforgettable race weekend like no other, as if by magic!

1 year of planning, 2 weeks of operations, 8 planes, 120 Shipping containers, 1000 trucks, 61 DHL staff transporting thousands of tons of equipment.

Discover the DHL Formula 1® Awards

DHL Fastest Lap Award

Scoring a Formula 1® victory is all about speed; but is the winner always the fastest? Redefining our standards of speed, the DHL Fastest Lap Award is one for fierce competitors. This is how it works: one driver sets the fastest lap at each race - the award will go to the man who sets the most over the season.

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DHL Fastest Pit Stop Award

A Formula 1® pit stop is much more than just stopping, changing tires and accelerating away. Perfect planning and absolute precision at breathtaking speed are needed to get it right first time. Pit stops are just one example of how Formula 1 is a team sport.

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