After what has appeared like a protracted wait, the Drone Racing League’s (DRL) second season is because of air this night. Plenty has occurred behind the scenes on the firm since its immersive motion was final on TV. Here’s hoping that every one the adjustments entrance of home are for the higher.
With all the joy at DRL away from the observe, which has included profitable partnerships with the likes of Amazon and Allianz and large broadcasting offers with ESPN and Sky, it’s now time to concentrate on the motion.
The 2017 DRL season is made up of six races. Featuring unique, three-dimensional racecourses, the brand new season will play out at a number of iconic venues all over the world. 16 of the world’s finest drone pilots have been invited to fly DRL’s customized fleet of 600 Racer3 drones.
The season will air as 16 one-hour episodes starting on ESPN 2 at 8pm EST. It’ll even be broadcast in additional than 75 nations all over the world on networks together with Sky Sports, ProsiebenSat.1 7MAXX, Disney XD and OSN.
“The 2017 DRL season brings the world’s greatest drone pilots to the most incredible race courses ever designed, testing pilot skill and pushing the custom DRL drone, theRacer3, to high speed crashes and split second finishes,” mentioned DRL CEO and Founder Nicholas Horbaczewski.
“Right from the start, this season will capture the imagination of traditional and new race fans around the world.”
One observe that’s survived from the primary season is Level 1: Miami Nights. It’ll be the opener, going down on the Hard Rock Stadium, dwelling to the Miami Dolphins.
DRL has promised that the 2017 season will progress “to more unique venues, with dramatic vertical lines and new obstacles to test pilots’ skills, and push the limit of the Racer3.”
After Miami, the 2017 season strikes on to Atlanta, New Orleans, Boston, and Munich, culminating within the World Championship in London, set within the historic Alexandra Palace.
Here’s the TV schedule…
The 2017 DRL Season Schedule (US)
Drone Racing League 2017 Season Schedule (UK)
Viewers within the UK can sustain with the motion on Sky Sports Mix on the following occasions (GMT)