FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, February 4th, 2022
NBC SPORTS PRESENTS COVERAGE OF DRONE RACING LEAGUE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI-FINALS THIS SATURDAY, FEB. 5 AT 1 P.M. ET ON NBC
Show Features the World’s Top Drone Pilots Racing in the 2021-22 DRL Algorand World Championship Season Semi-Final
NBC Sports Presents Nearly 30 Hours of Drone Racing League This Season
STAMFORD, Conn. – Feb. 4, 2022 – NBC Sports presents coverage of the Algorand Drone Racing League Vegas World Championship Presented by T-Mobile Semi-Finals this Saturday, Feb. 5, at 1 p.m. ET on NBC from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.
The final installments of the 2021-22 DRL Algorand World Championship Season bring together the world’s best drone pilots as they compete on an exciting global circuit that blends real-life drone racing and esports. Saturday’s action occurs on a thrilling outdoor course that zips outside T-Mobile Arena on the Las Vegas Strip, giving spectators a drone’s eye view as they soar past stunning course elements such as the T-Mobile Tower and T-Mobile Tunnel.
Viewers can race along with DRL on the Drone Racing Arcade mobile game on iOS and
Android, and enter the Heart Racing Tournament to win cash prizes.
Following this weekend’s Semi-Final action, watch the crowning of the 2021-22 Drone Racing League World Champion during the Finals on Saturday, Feb. 20 at 1 p.m. ET on NBC.
This season, NBC Sports will present nearly 30 hours of action-packed Drone Racing League coverage.
Throughout the season, the world’s 12 best drone pilots raced high-speed drones in spectacular courses across all dimensions. The elite pilots aimed 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 outside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Virtual courses in the DRL SIM game on PlayStation, Xbox, Steam and Epic Games include the U.S. Air Force Boneyard – Night Mode Map.
HOW TO WATCH
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- STREAMING: All coverage also streams on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.
- Pilots aimed to dominate 14 Levels of racing through iconic sports arenas and DRL SIM virtual maps to be crowned the DRL Algorand World Champion.
- Combining state-of-the-art technology with state-of-the-heart racing, the 2021-22 Season immersed you into the speed, crashes and surreal moments that are only possible in DRL.