Drone Racing, New York (February 8th, 2017) – Drone Racing League (DRL) has announced a deal with Allianz, the worlds #1 insurance brand, guaranteeing the future of drone racing. “The Sport of the Future” solidifies its own future with a Big Deal worth millions of dollars and launching DRL into a new destiny.
This marks the era of dreams becoming a reality for FPV drone racing and the beginnings of the prophesized “Sport of the Future.”
The Drone Racing League was created early in 2016 as the only presence in professional drone racing. DRL hosted 5 pro races in its opening season and had a global footprint of millions of fans with over 30 million viewing broadcasts and in access of 43 million viewing their digital content.
What Will Be Different in 2017
The partnership will expand upon the initial success of DRL by offering bigger events, faster custom drones, and media partners to include:
- The Allianz World Championship
- Featuring 6 pro Drone Racing League races
- 16 of the world’s best drone pilots going head to head in fierce competition
- New 3D Tracks
- Customized Super Drones
- Speeds of 90MPH+ (150KHM)
- 100 Color Changing LEDS
- 350 Identical builds
- Unique Exciting Locations
- New Orleans
- Munich, Germany
- Broadcasting Dominance
- 12 hour long episodes
- Six Figure purse to the Winner
- World’s Greatest Drone Pilot Title
- 75 Countries to be broadcast
- ESPN/ESPN2, Sky Sports, Prosiben
With all the excitement rallied around the NFL Halftime Show including a 500 Drone Light Show during the halftime show with Lady Gaga, it’s time to embrace and rally around the growing sport and community.
Races will being airing globally sometime in June of 2017 and DRL will be held in venues owned by Allianz insurance. This year’s races promises to bring excitement beyond measure. For more info check out FPV Drone Pro.