|Founder||Adrian Dalsey; Larry Hillblom; Robert Lynn (1969)|
|Announced||10 September 2013|
DHL Express, better known simply as DHL, are a German based logistics and transport company, owned by Deutsche Post DHL. Originally founded in the United States, DHL have had a long association with motorsport, sponsoring various teams in Formula One and the American Le Mans Series since the early 2000s.
Given their interest in transport and sponsorship, DHL were quick to become a founding partner in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship, signing a deal to be the series' logistics partner in September 2013. In their role as logistics partner, DHL are responsible for shipping all 22 FE cars, teams and equipment around the world to each E-Prix, basing their FE operations at Donington Park.
Formula E History
DHL would become one of the founding partners of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship on the 15 September 2013, signing a deal with Formula E Holdings to become the series' logistics partner. The deal would see DHL become responsible for shipping all 42 Spark-Renault SRT_01Es to each ePrix, basing their operations from Donington Park. The German owned firm would also promote their home ePrix in 2014/15, becoming the title sponsor of the 2015 Berlin ePrix.
DHL's involvement in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship is limited to both logistics and sponsorship.
Videos and Images:
- 'DHL delivers Formula E across the globe', fiaformulae.com, (FIA Formula E, 10/09/2013), http://www.fiaformulae.com/en/news/2013/september/dhl-delivers-formula-e-across-the-globe.aspx, (Accessed 09/07/2015)
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- 'FIA Formula E Championship', dhl.com, (DHL International GmbH, 2018), http://www.dhl.com/en/about_us/partnerships/motorsports/formula_E.html, (Accessed 19/12/2018)
- 'Formula E to race in Moscow', fiaformulae.com, (FIA Formula E, 03/02/2015), http://www.fiaformulae.com/en/news/2015/february/formula-e-to-race-in-moscow.aspx, (Accessed 30/04/2015)
|FIA Formula E Partners|
|Formula E Holdings • Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile • ABB|
|BMW • DHL • Michelin • Qualcomm • Renault • TAG Heuer|
|Allianz • Antofagasta Minerals • Bosch • Copper Co. • Enel • Heineken • Hugo Boss • Julius Bär • Modis • Saudia|
|Spark Technical Partners|
|Spark Racing Technologies • Brembo • Dallara • Hankook • Hewland • Lucid Motors • McLaren • Williams|
|1st Round • CNBC • Rimac Automobili • Umicore • voestalpine|