It seems that drone racing is going mainstream and there is even a professional group called the Drone Racing League.
This group is all about the best pilots from around the world getting together to compete in competitions. There is going to be six competitions throughout the year.
The idea is to bring the sport into to show who is the best drone pilot. There is to be the World Championship at the end of 2016.
At the competition, pilots are given custom made drones that are capable of reaching 80 miles per hour. In December of 2015 there was a competition at the Sun Life Stadium in Miami.
According to the Tech Insider, Nicholas Horbaczewski, CEO of the Drone Racing League hopes people will see the DRL as an entirely new sport.
“The goal is to reach as many people as possible and make them aware of the sport,” Horbaczewski previously told Tech Insider. “There are drone racing activities in almost ever country we looked at it. It has a global footprint.”
For now, the DRL will film the events and release them online at a later date. But they hope to eventually have live broadcasts of the games, either on TV or online.
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