FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, December 15th, 2022
NBC SPORTS PRESENTS COVERAGE OF DRONE RACING LEAGUE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI-FINALS THIS SATURDAY AT 1 P.M. ET ON NBC
World’s Top Drone Pilots Compete in 2022-23 DRL Algorand World Championship Semi-Finals, Race in the Cloud Presented by Google Cloud
NBC Sports Presents Drone Racing League Races This Season
STAMFORD, Conn. – Dec. 15, 2022 – NBC Sports presents coverage of the Drone Racing League’s 2022-23 Algorand DRL World Championship Season’s Race in the Cloud Semi-Finals this Saturday, Dec. 17 at 1 p.m. ET on NBC. This will be the first time that the Semi-Finals will air on NBC.
The 2022-23 DRL Algorand World Championship Season’s Race in the Cloud presented by Google Cloud Semi-Finals takes place this Saturday from PayPal Park in Silicon Valley, where the world’s best drone pilots race high-speed drones through an immersive neon-colored aerial course. Elite pilots will navigate a fast outdoor track with several tight turns, complicated by elevation changes.
Throughout 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, DRL SIM virtual maps, and a metaverse world to be crowned the World Champion.
DRL race locations include: Esports Stadium Arlington in Arlington, Tex., on February 4th (tickets available for purchase HERE) and loanDepot park, home stadium of Major League Baseball’s Miami Marlins, in Miami, Fla. (tickets available for purchase HERE). Virtual courses in the DRL SIM game on PlayStation, Xbox, Steam, and Epic Games include the U.S. Air Force Boneyard map.
How To Watch – Saturday, December 17 (all times ET)
- TV – NBC
- Streaming – NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app
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- The DRL is the world’s premier, professional drone racing property.
- Combining groundbreaking technology and immersive drone racing, DRL is creating a new era of sports that brings high-speed competition in real life, in virtual simulation, and in the metaverse.