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Drone Racing League, NBC Sports Network and FanDuel Launch Virtual Drone Racing Series to Benefit Direct Relief

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The Drone Racing League (DRL), the world’s premier, professional circuit for drone racing, today announced that the first-ever fantasy virtual drone racing series, the 2020 FanDuel DRL SIM Racing Cup, will premiere on Saturday, May 16 at 2:30pm ET on NBCSN. The series will run for eight weekends on NBCSN ...

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Drone Racing League Announces Rachel Jacobson as President

DRL President, Rachel Jacobson

The Drone Racing League (DRL), the global, professional drone racing circuit, announced today the hire of Rachel Jacobson as President, one of the only women presidents at a professional sports league. The former NBA SVP of Global Partnerships joins DRL as the high-speed sport experiences skyrocketing fan engagement and soaring viewership. From ...

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Drone Racing League and FanDuel Announce First-Ever Fantasy Sports Partnership

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The Drone Racing League (DRL), the global, professional drone racing circuit, and FanDuel today announced a fantasy partnership for the 2020 DRL SIM Tryouts Finals, the world’s only player-to-pilot esports tournament. As DRL’s first-ever partnership with a fantasy sports provider, FanDuel will have access to official DRL SIM data, along ...

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Drone Racing League Announce A.I. Robotic Racing Champs, $1 Million Cash Prize

DRL RacerAI drone races autonomously during AIRR Championship.

Lockheed Martin and The Drone Racing League (DRL), the global, professional drone racing circuit, today announced the winning AlphaPilot team of the 2019 Artificial Intelligence Robotic Racing (AIRR) Circuit, the premier autonomous drone racing series that accelerates AI innovation through futuristic sports competition. During Friday night’s AIRR Championship, Team MAVLab, the drone ...

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The Drone Racing League Launches 2019 Season with Twitter and NBC

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The Drone Racing League (DRL), the world’s only professional drone racing circuit, today announced a new streaming partnership with Twitter and broadcast agreement with NBC and NBC Sports (NBCSN) to air the 2019 DRL Allianz World Championship Season. Premiering on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 2pm ET on NBC and ...

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The Drone Racing League Premieres Allianz World Championship Race, 2017 Season Finale On ESPN

DRL Allianz World Championship at the iconic Alexandra Palace in London (PRNewsfoto/Drone Racing League)

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 28 at 9 PM EST. Following an epic playoff race in Munich and an electrifying 2017 season, the world’s eight best drone pilots ...

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DRL Unveils International Partners, Close of $20M Financing Ahead of 2017 Season

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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 bring ...

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Drone Racing Makes A Bet To Find A Larger Audience

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Every time you look around, it is either an eSports property or Drone Racing finding a new partner niche. Wednesday it was DRL back at it again, signing on with betting operator Betfair to provide betting services for the UK’s first professional drone race. Betfair will offer legal wagers on ...

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