Class 1 Days

  • Job Reference: 620218814-2
  • Date Posted: 9 June 2022
  • Recruiter: Pontem Recruitment
  • Location: Rugby, Warwickshire
  • Salary: £150 Per Day
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

HGV Class 1 Driver

The company

Do you Love Formula One and Do you want to be involved with the next Formula One Grand Prix? Austria, Hungary or Italy Grand Prix?

Pontem are proud to be working in partnership with one of the world's largest logistics companies who are the official logistics partner for leading F1 race teams and suppliers. On the back of this partnership, we are looking for drivers who want to work with and support the race teams as they travel into Europe for the upcoming Grand Prix's for a unique driver experience!

With this contract ongoing the company are now looking for several Ongoing Class 1 drivers which will be going out of Rugby however we regularly have driver's applying UK Wide.

The role

HGV Class 1 drivers are now required to join the team for the below dates. Drivers will have to be willing to travel around Europe and help deliver equipment which is required for the F1 Races.

Drivers will be required across the following dates- Driver's are able to work on any of these dates and do not have to commit to all of them.

British Grand Prix - Austria (Destination) - 3rd July to 6th July
France Gran Prix - Hungary Gran Prix (Destination) - 23rd July - 27th July
Netherlands Grand Prix - Italy Grand Prix (Destination) - 3rd September 7th September

You will take responsibility for:

Delivering F1 equipment to each race
Working in teams of 3 - We can try and buddy you up with other drivers you refer
Leaving from the UK on Saturday or Sunday (depending on race) and returning on Tuesday-Wednesday.
You may be required to drive from the UK to Belgium or from Belgium through to the race location

What you need

It is ESSENTIAL for the successful candidate to have the following:

A Valid HGV Class 1 licence entitlement (C)
1+ YEARS Class 1 driving experience required
No more than 6 penalty points
A valid Digital Tachograph & CPC card
Be able to demonstrate excellent geographical knowledge

What is on offer?

On offer is the chance to join one of the largest logistics companies helping move equipment for the F1 races across Europe. All food, subsistence and travel expenses will be paid along with a rate of £600 to £750 for the trip depending on the length (4 to 5 days PAY is £600 to £750). Premium sleeper coacher or hotels will be offered to driver's. This is a unique opportunity to be involved in the Formula One roster and contribute to some of the largest F1 teams success.

How to apply?

For more information on this role please contact us at our Birmingham office on (phone number removed) or email me at

Alternatively, please use the link in this ad to apply now.

We will aim to respond back to all successful applications within 5 days. If you do not hear back from us within 5 days, your application has been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV and details on file to consider you for more relevant opportunities in the future.

Pontem Recruitment is a leading specialist recruitment agency who aim to bridge the skills gap between candidates and employers within the Engineering, Manufacturing & Logistics sectors.

Pontem Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy