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UVify Bets On Drone Racing

UVify Bets On Drone RacingMason Trinca, Special To The Chronicle

UVify Bets On Drone Racing Becoming The New NASCAR San Francisco startup UVify says it is capitalizing on “the next big thing” in sports: drone racing. “It marks a cultural shift to tech-driven entertainment and competitive sports,” said Robert Cheek, the company’s head of business development. UVify has several models of its Draco drones: Draco Research, which is sold to universities, governments…

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Red Bull Enters Drone Racing

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Red Bull Enters Drone Racing New Atlas posted an interesting article on Red Bull and how the company is taking off in the drone racing industry. Drone racing has risen quickly from dodgy meet-ups in abandoned warehouses and carparks to claiming some of the limelight on ESPN. Red Bull is the latest big name to throw its weight behind the emerging sport, hosting…

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Want To Become a FPV Race Pilot?

Want To Become a FPV Race Pilot?Parrot

Become a FPV Race Pilot Compact, ultra-light, agile and easy to pilot, the Parrot Mambo is THE ultimate fun-to-fly minidrone – and now provides a unique FPV racer experience! Thanks to its FPV HD camera, the all new Parrot Cockpitglasses 2 (FPV goggles) and accompanying Parrot Flypad piloting controller, the Parrot Mambo FPV opens the pilot to an exciting world…

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Aerix Drones Launches The DaVinci Drone

Meet The Aerix DaVinci DroneAerix Drones

Introducing The DaVinci Drone From Aerix Drones Aerix Drones, a company specializing in beginner quadcopters/drones, has released its newest drone. Meet the DaVinci drone, a mid-sized hybrid drone capable of aerial photography, and racing FPV. DaVinci’s on-board FPV camera streams live video and records to the micro SD card in 720p at 25fps, making it Aerix’s highest resolution video drone. The system…

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Drone Racing Business Is Booming

Drone Racing Business Is BoomingBEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images

Drone Racing Business Is Booming The battle is on for supremacy in the world of drone racing, with the Drone Racing League dueling against DR1 Racing to be the favored drone racing platform. It is a battle for eyeballs and sponsor appreciation, and the Drone Racing League got out to a head start by securing Allianz as title sponsor in a five-year, multi-million dollar deal. DR1…

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DHL Champions Series Fueled by Mountain Dew

DR1 Racing Announces the DHL Champions Series Fueled by Mountain DewDR1 Racing

DR1 Racing Announces the DHL Champions Series Fueled by Mountain Dew Drone racing takes to the skies in the premiere global drone racing series airing on EuroSport and Fox Sports DR1 Racing, the premiere international drone racing organization, today announced the title sponsors and locations for the upcoming 2017 season airing on Eurosport and Fox Sports internationally. DHL, the global…

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Temkin Wins 2017 DRL World Championship

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Jordan Temkin Wins 2017 DRL World Championship Friday evening marked the final round of the 2017 Drone Racing League / Allianz World Championship, which aired on ESPN. DRL pilots face a daunting course at the iconic Alexandra Palace, hitting speeds of more than 80 MPH and navigating razor sharp turns and the first ever FPV Power Loop, a series of light…

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DRL Premieres Allianz World Championship Race

DRL Premieres Allianz World Championship RaceDrone Racing League

The DRL Premieres Allianz World Championship Race, 2017 Season Finale On ESPN The Drone Racing World Championship Premieres on ESPN on Friday, July 28 at 9 PM EST The Drone Racing League (DRL), the global leader in professional drone racing, announced the premiere of the 2017 Allianz Circuit Season Finale, the Drone Racing World Championship, airing on ESPN this Friday, July…

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Kodi Burns Feels The Heat From The DRL

Kodi Burns Feels The HeatSHANNA LOCKWOOD / USA TODAY SPORTS

Kodi Burns Feels The Heat From DRL Like They Say, When You Play With Fire, You’re Going To Get Burned This past September, ESPN tested the idea of broadcasting FPV drone racing. Since then the company has announced a multi-year deal and is currently featuring shows on both ESPN and ESPN2, including Season 2 of the Drone Racing League. While the sport…

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DRL Builds The Fastest Racing Drone

DRL Builds The Fastest Racing DroneDrone Racing League

DRL Builds The Fastest Racing Drone DRL Sets the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Title for the Fastest Ground Speed by a Battery-powered Remote-controlled Quadcopter 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 remote-controlled quadcopter. Hand-built by DRL’s Director of Product, Ryan…

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