Even among drone enthusiasts, many can be surprised when they learn that drone racing has effectively become a sport. Not very long ago, the “Drone Racing League” was basically being tested by ESPN, shown on television during odd hours and such. However, once ESPN essentially renewed DRL for a second “season,” so to speak, it seemed the sport was…
So you want to be a professional drone racer? Then you should probably download Drone Racing League Simulator from Steam. To coincide with the game's official launch, watchmaker Swatch has announced it's sponsoring tryouts for the 2018 season, where top prize is a spot in the 2018 DRL Allianz World Championship Season and a $75,000 contract. Show More Summary
The Drone Racing League (DRL) announced the location of its 2018 DRL Allianz World Championship — and it’s located in one of the most unfriendly countries in the world toward women. The 2018 championship races will play out in Saudi Arabia in September next year. Show More Summary
NEW YORK (July 14, 2017) – Today, the Drone Racing League (DRL), the global leader in professional drone racing, tested the fastest racing drone, and set the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the Fastest ground speed by a battery-powered...Show More Summary
Drone racing has taken the world by storm in the past few years, but there’s one catch: it often seems like the drones don’t go that fast. The drone industry is changing that, as leagues promote their new, faster drones that can clock in speeds of nearly 180 miles per hour. Show More Summary
The handmade quad designed by DRL techs set a Guinness World Record for the fastest racing drone.
The DRL says its hand-built RacerX drone reached top speeds of 179.6 miles per hour.
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Drone racing is coming to your TV once again. The premiere of season 2 of the Drone Racing League Allianz World Championship airs tonight at 8 p.m. on ESPN 2. The season will include a total of 16 one-hour episodes. Tonight’s racersShow More Summary
75 million viewers have tuned in. The league's second season begins next week. Continue reading Drone Racing League raises millions from big-name investors Drone Racing League raises millions from big-name investors originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 12 Jun 2017 15:55:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Drone Racing League has closed on $20M in Series B funding, led by U.K telecommunications company Sky, Liberty Media Corporation (which owns the Formula 1 racing brand) and Lux Capital. This new funding means that the league has nowShow More Summary
The Drone Racing League on Monday announced that it raised more than $20 million in a Series B funding round in another bet that drone racing could be the next popular e-sport. The financing was led by Sky, Liberty Media CorporationShow More Summary
NEW YORK (June 12, 2017) – The Drone Racing League (DRL), the global leader in professional drone racing, today announced key multi-year, international partners and sponsors ahead of its 2017 race season. In February, DRL introduced Allianz as the title sponsor of DRL’s elite race circuit, leveraging the insurance brand’s motor racing sponsorship heritage to
The sport of the future has a new racing drone on the scene. Hand-built with improved speed, weight and durability by DRL’s team of engineers, the DRL Racer3 will serve as the backbone of the sport of the future — flown by the globe’s most elite racing pilots throughout the DRL 2017 Season, the Allianz World
Last year, I asked a simple question: Can drone racing become as big as eSports? While we wait to find out, one of the leading race organizers -- the Drone Racing League -- is making all the right moves this year to make that answer yes. Show More Summary
A whole community -- a whole industry, has popped up around something that barely existed two years ago; drone racing. Accomplished pilots compete in racing leagues and championships backed by big-name sponsors and watched by fans on the internet and ESPN.
While I’ve logged dozens of hours on the Drone Racing League’s free FPV racing simulator over the last year, I hadn’t yet had the opportunity to put on real FPV goggles. I feel great on the sticks, and I’ve looked through my fair share of mobile and tablet screens while flying, but never in a true first-person-view experience. Show More Summary
DRL speeds into the sports mainstream with global media rights deals, brand sponsors, and flashy compelling action. DRL speeds into the sports mainstream with global media rights deals, brand sponsors, and flashy compelling action. In...Show More Summary
LONDON — It was in a field behind a warehouse in Long Island, New York that founder and chief executive of the Drone Racing League (DRL) Nick Horbaczewski first saw a drone race back in 2015. "There were probably 15, 20 people there, the pilots had all made their own drones, some of them worked, some didn't... Show More Summary