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  • Ladies and Gentleman, Start Your Sim: Drone Racing League Launches 2020
    by Jason Reagan on January 20, 2020 at 5:51 pm

    Think you have what it takes to be the next Michael Jordan of drone racing? Then the Drone Racing League wants you – to try out in the 2020 Online Simulation Tournament. The league announced tryouts last week for a $50,000 season contract. In total, the DRL is awarding $75,000 in prizes over the two-month The post Ladies and Gentleman, Start Your Sim: Drone Racing League Launches 2020 appeared first on Drone Racing Life.

  • Drone Racing Market Could Triple in Size by 2027, Report Says
    by Jason Reagan on January 18, 2020 at 9:22 pm

    Drone racing may elevate to a half-billion-dollar market in less than 5 years, according to a recent marketing study. Transparency Market Research this week released a projection report predicting the drone-racing market will reach $237 million by the end of this year and launch into three-fold growth to $786 million by 2027. “At present, multi-rotor The post Drone Racing Market Could Triple in Size by 2027, Report Says appeared first on Drone Racing Life.

  • Twelve-year-old Girl Captures Second Drone Racing Title
    by Jason Reagan on December 17, 2019 at 6:24 pm

    When we think back to our 12-year-old selves, most of us were focused on impressing the opposite sex and ABC’s TGIF line up. For Wanraya “Milk” Wannapong of Thailand, winning the women’s division of the 2019 World Drone Racing Championship Grand Final in China proved to be a bit more satisfying. Milk successfully defended her The post Twelve-year-old Girl Captures Second Drone Racing Title appeared first on Drone Racing Life.

  • Drone Racers Compete for $125K at FAI Final in China
    by Jason Reagan on December 2, 2019 at 2:48 pm

    More than 100 drone racers will compete for a purse of $125,000 at the third annual 2019 World Drone Racing Championship Grand Final in China, Dec. 11-14. The race is sanctioned by the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (World Air Sports Federation). Located 186 miles south of Shanghai, Xiangshan Ningbo is a small, coastal city sporting a The post Drone Racers Compete for $125K at FAI Final in China appeared first on Drone Racing Life.

  • Evan Turner Snares RaceDayQuads 2019 MultiGP Drone Racing Championship
    by Jason Reagan on November 19, 2019 at 7:22 pm

    Evan “headsupfpv” Turner of Knoxville, Tenn. is flying high after winning the RaceDayQuads 2019 MultiGP Drone Racing Championship on Nov. 17 at Daytona Stadium. Turner will be offered a paid pilot position with the Drone Racing League for the 2020 season. MultiGP pilots have the opportunity to work their way up the drone racing ranks The post Evan Turner Snares RaceDayQuads 2019 MultiGP Drone Racing Championship appeared first on Drone Racing Life.