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Insight: Getting Formula 1 from A to B, 22 times a year

Throughout the winter break Motorsport Week will be providing insight into the various machinations of the Formula 1 world. Today we take a look at the logistics of getting everything around, by sea, air and road. The Formula 1 community is in effect a small army that needs to get from A to B 22 times per year, keeping the show on the road; transporting people is easy, but what about all of the equipment? By road, sea and air the logistics of Formula 1 are planned down to the hour, if not the minute, with teams having partners for the European rounds, and utilising championship partner DHL for ‘flyaway’ events. For air freight DHL uses six Boeing 747 cargo planes, each with the...
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