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Wednesday, September 29th, 2021

NBC SPORTS PRESENTS COVERAGE OF DRONE RACING LEAGUE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON OPENER TONIGHT AT 8 P.M. ET ON NBCSN

World’s Top Drone Pilots Compete in 2021-22 DRL World Championship Season Level 1 Race from Allianz Field in Minnesota

NBC Sports Presents Nearly 30 Hours of Drone Racing League This Season

STAMFORD, Conn. – Sept. 29, 2021 – NBC Sports presents coverage of the Drone Racing League World Championship Season tonight at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

The 2021-22 DRL World Championship Season launches tonight at Allianz Field in Minnesota, where the world’s top drone pilots race high-speed drones through a spectacular, complex course. Elite pilots will navigate a fast outdoor track with several tight turns, complicated by elevation changes.

This season, NBC Sports will present nearly 30 hours of action-packed Drone Racing League coverage.

During the season, the world’s 12 best drone pilots race high-speed drones in spectacular courses across all dimensions. The elite pilots will aim to dominate 14 Levels of racing through iconic sports arenas and DRL SIM virtual maps to be crowned the World Champion.

DRL race locations include: Allianz Field, home stadium of Major League Soccer’s Minnesota United, in St. Paul, Minnesota, FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee, home arena to the NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies, and a championship race location to be announced. Virtual courses in the DRL SIM game on Playstation, Xbox, Steam and Epic Games include the newly released U.S. Air Force Boneyard – Night Mode Map.

HOW TO WATCH – TONIGHT WED., SEPTEMBER 29

Date Network Time (ET)
Wed., Sept. 29 NBCSN 8 p.m. (LIVE)
    • STREAMING: All coverage also streams on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.

 

DRL INFORMATION

    • Pilots aim to dominate 14 Levels of racing through iconic sports arenas and DRL SIM virtual maps to be crowned the World Champion.
    • Combining state-of-the-art technology with state-of-the-heart racing, the 2021-22 Season will immerse you into the speed, crashes and surreal moments that are only possible in DRL.

 

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