17 July 2015


DRL In the News:

Sports Illustrated Kids: NBA Hall of Famer Chris Bosh’s STEM Passions Take Flight in the Drone Racing League
Published June 6, 2021

Engagemint:  High Speed, High Tech and High Growth with DRL President Rachel Jacobson
Published May 18, 2021

Techaeris: A rundown on competitive drone racing and how to become a drone-pilot
Published May 13, 2021

Kare11: Drone Racing Skyrockets in Popularity 
Published May 3, 2021

CBS: Drone Racing League is using artificial intelligence to take over drone racing, but the possibilities for AI drones goes far beyond sports
Published May 1, 2021

Freight Waves: DroneWaves: The need for speed
Published April 30, 2021

76 Capital Leadership Series: Drone Racing League President Rachel Jacobson  
Published April 28, 2021

PlayStation: The official Drone Racing League Simulator launches today 
Published April 14, 2021

The BBC: ‘I put those goggles on and just fell in love’  
Published April 13, 2021

Play Michigan: Drone Racing League Bets Accepted In Michigan Through DraftKings
Published April 1, 2021

FAA The Air Up There: Simulators and How They’re Making Aviation Safer
Published March 27, 2021

SBJ: Wasserman identifies 800 million ‘tech-setters’ in report for DRL
Published March 22, 2021

Twitter Business:  Drone Racing League: An innovative sport takes flight on Twitter
Published March 16, 2021

TimesLive: Inspire Africa launches its Virtual Drone Simulator Racing League for school kids
Published: March 8, 2021

Sports Video Group: Pivoting to Virtual Races, Drone Racing League Creates End-to-End Cloud Production
Published: January 29, 2021

PBS:  Flight Lessons from a World Champion Drone Racer 
Published: January 28, 2021

Sports Business Journal: Closing Shot: Aiming For New Heights
Published: January 25, 2021

CNBC: DraftKings Now Lets You Bet on Drone Races
Published: January 8, 2021

Engadget: Drone Racing League embraces sports betting in partnership with DraftKings 
Published: January 8, 2021

GeekWire: T-Mobile teaming with Drone Racing League to help emerging sport develop 5G-enabled tech
Published: December 14, 2020

Sportico: Drone Racing League Inks Multi-Year Deal with T-Mobile to Build 5G Drones 
Published: December 14, 2020

Forbes: Drone Racing League Partners With BodyArmor, Champion And Respawn 
Published: November 20, 2020

Uproxx: Chris Bosh And The Drone Racing League Are Motivated To Promote Diversity In STEM
Published: November 20, 2020

Sportico: Drone racing League Joins With Genius Sports In Bid For Gaming Approval
Published: October 28, 2020

Front Office Sports: Drone Racing League Tabs Chris Bosh as Dean of STEM Academy
Published: October 21, 2020

Miami Herald: Former Heat star Chris Bosh is now Dean of the DRL Academy. Here’s what it is
Published: October 21, 2020

SportsBusiness Journal: DRL, Estee Lauder Partner On Pink Drone To Fight Breast Cancer
Published: October 8, 2020

Muse by Clio: Drone Racing League’s Rachel Jacobson on the NY Giants, Steph Curry and Bringing DRL to Xbox
Published September 29, 2020

Xbox Wire: Fly These 6 Exhilarating Drone Racing Worlds in The Drone Racing League Simulator
Published September 29, 2020

IGN: The Drone Racing League Simulator
Published September 29, 2020

SportTechie: How Sports Have Adapted Over the First Six Months of the Pandemic 
Published September 15, 2020

SportsBusiness Daily: Drone Racing League Continues Building Out Executive Team
Published September 9, 2020 

SportsBusiness: Former Miami Dolphins executive Mark joins DRL’s new hires
Published September 9, 2020

DroneDJ: Learn to fly FPV drones with the U.S. Air Force flight school 
Published August 19, 2020

The Ocho: Episode 3: Drone Racing (with NURK of the DRL)  
Published August 13, 2020

Jiemian News: “Drone Formula 1” DRL has arrived in China, can this niche sport develop a larger fan base this year?  
Published July 19, 2020 Drone Racing League will conclude eight-race series Sunday on NBCSN (circ by Yahoo! Sports)
Published July 3, 2020

FOS Fundamentals: Fundamentals: Rachel Jacobson (President, Drone Racing League)
Published July 2, 2020

SportTechie: Start Your Engin—er, Simulators: Training the Brain to Stop Thinking
Published June 23, 2020

StarTalk Sports Edition: Racing Brain: DRL Pilot NURK and NASCAR Driver Anthony Alfredowith Neil deGrasse Tyson
Published June 19, 2020

Business Insider: A league of competitive drone pilots is trying to attract sports fans with nothing to watch during the pandemic
Published June 5, 2020

Yahoo! Sports: Live sports are back! Your complete viewing guide for the weekend of 5/22
Published May 21, 2020

Bleacher Report: Amari Earns Win in Week 1 of 2020 FanDuel DRL SIM Racing Cup
Published May 16, 2020

AdExchanger: With Sports On Hold, The Drone Racing League Is Flying High With Marketing Partners And A Broadcast Deal
Published May 15, 2020 Drone Racing League Will Being Eight-Race Series Saturday on NBCSN
Published May 13, 2020

VentureBeat: Drone Racing League Launches Flight Simulator Competition on NBC
Published May 11, 2020

Parade: The 23 Best Online Games to Play With Friends During the Coronavirus Outbreak
Published May 8, 2020

Adweek: Drone Racing Looks to Go Mainstream Amid Major Sports Void
Published May 1, 2020

Leaders in Sports: Podcast: At home with Leaders – Rachel Jacobson, Eddie Jones & Sam Walker
Published April 29, 2020

USA Today Sports: Drone Racing League looks to expand ‘intersection of sport and technology’ with groundbreaking new hire
Published April 27, 2020

Forbes: Drone Racing League Executive Rachel Jacobson Sees Future Of Sport
Published April 27, 2020

SBJ: Jacobson Takes Over as President of DRL
Published April 27, 2020

Rick Horrow: Sports Move Into The Classroom Can Be A Huge Win For Teachers, Students
Published April 9, 2020

DroneDJ: Interview with DRL SIM 2020 Tryouts winner Amari
Published April 3, 2020

Front Office Sports: Drone Racing League Joins FanDuel as Fans Clamor for Live Event Betting
Published April 2, 2020

StarTalk Radio: Unmanned: Drone Racing and Tech
Published March 27, 2020

Reuters: Drone racing-League viewing figures flying high amid virus shutdown
Published March 24, 2020

TeamMarketing: More Than Fun and Games: Sports Industry Learning From Simulations and Disruption
Published March 23, 2020

SportTechie: DRL Launches Academy to Give Students Remote Access to STEM Education Tools
Published March 20, 2020

Morning Brew: Drone Racing League Launches Online STEM Program
Published March 19, 2020

Front Office Sports: Drone Racing League’s Virtual Approach Helping Spur Growth
Published March 17, 2020

The Wall Street Journal: The Next Big Thing in Sports?  
Published March 11, 2020

Yahoo! Sports: The Drone Racing League is Turning the Just-For-Fun Gadget into a Professional Sport
Published December 9, 2019

Wired: It’s Coders Versus Human Pilots in This Drone Race
Published December 9, 2019

Fortune: First Ever Pro Drone Race Gave an A.I.-Piloted Aircraft the $1 Million Grand Prize. But It Still Couldn’t Beat a Human Pilot Published December 9, 2019

Yahoo! News: Drone Racing League Aims to Take Esports to the Next Stage
Published December 1, 2019

TODAY Online: Drone Racing: The Real Life Video Game
Published November 29, 2019

The Star Tribune: Bloomington Video Gamer Turns Professional Drone Racer (Yes, That’s a Career)
Published November 1, 2019

FOX Business: Drone Racing League Races First-Ever Autonomous AI-Powered Drones
Published October 18, 2019

The Dallas Morning News: Roanoke’s Alex Vanover is an international commodity feared by his foes, but you may not have heard of this world-class racer
Published October 12, 2019

Orlando Sentinel: Spectacular crashes highlight first-ever race of autonomous drones at UCF
Published October 9, 2019

CNET: Meet the robot racing drone that could beat human pilots by 2023
Published October 8, 2019

Digital Trends: The Drone Racing League’s Newest Racing Rig Is Piloted Entirely By A.I.
Published October 8, 2019

Forbes: Drone Racing League To Debut Its First-Ever Autonomous Racing Drone
Published October 8, 2019

Fortune: A.I. Piloted Drones Are Going Pro But Can’t Beat The Humans Yet
Published October 8, 2019

Front Office Sports: Drone Racing League: A Futuristic View Of Sports – In 2019
Published September 26, 2019

Venues Now: Drone Racing League Draws A Crowd
Published September 19, 2019

T3: Drone racing: how to get started
Published September 16, 2019

Orlando Sentinel: Look ma, no hands: UCF arena to host fast-flying, autonomous drone racing in October
Published September 12, 2019

Downtown Devil: Drone Racing League Hold World Championship at Chase Field
Published September 9, 2019

12 News: Drone racing is taking over Chase Field Sunday night
Published September 6, 2019

FOX 10 Phoenix: Racers get ready for drone racing event at Chase Field on Sunday
Published September 6, 2019

Right This Minute: Elite Drone Pilots Compete In The Drone Racing League — Visit RTM
Published September 6, 2019

AZ Family: Students learn about drone racing at Chase Field
Published September 5, 2019

The Street: Here’s Something Investors May Be Missing About the Drone Revolution
Published: August 10, 2019

Inside Hook: How You — Yes, You — Can Become a Professional Drone Racer
Published: August 9, 2019

Digital Trends: You can get your hands on the Drone Racing League’s latest aerial speedster
Published: August 8, 2019

Oshkosh Northwestern: Professional drone racer got his start at EAA AirVenture, trains in Oshkosh every summer
Published: July 28, 2019

ABC News: ‘Be one with the drone’: Elite athletes compete head-to-head in Drone Racing League
Published: July 27, 2019

Campaign Asia: Why brands should pay attention to non-traditional sports
Published: July 16, 2019

Brooklyn Daily Eagle: Drones, DJs and virtual reality headline Navy Yard party
Published: July 16, 2019

KTAR News: Drone Racing League Bringing First Live US Race To Chase Field
Published: June 15, 2019 The Founder of Drone Racing League Explains Why His Company Succeeded Where Others Failed
Published: June 13, 2019

IEEE Spectrum: To Fly Solo, Racing Drones Have a Need for AI Speed Training
Published: June 4, 2019

Fox 5 Atlanta: Georgia Tech Team Helps Drone Racing League
Published: May 26, 2019

FreeThink: Drone Racers Are A Thing And They’re Amazing 
Published: May 25, 2019

NBC First Look: Johnny Bananas Takes on Drone Racing Champion
Published: May 21, 2019

VentureFizz: Interviews with the most fascinating people in the tech industry: Nicholas Horbaczewski, CEO & Founder of the Drone Racing League
Published: May 8, 2019

Axios: Drone Racing League teams up with Lockheed Martin on autonomous drones
Published: April 30, 2019

Digital Journal: Drone racing is one of the fastest new sports in the world
Published: April 11, 2019

China Daily: Sky is the limit for drone racing events
Published: April 10, 2019

The New York Times: A.I. Is Flying Drones (Very, Very Slowly)
Published: March 26, 2019

SportTechie: DRL Used to Aerodynamics and Motion Capture to Build its Simulator
Published: March 22, 2019

Adweek: How Drone Racing League Is Integrating Brands Into Its Races
Published: March 1, 2019

Las Vegas Now: Drone Racing League tryouts taking place at Luxor’s HyperX Esports Arena
Published: February 8, 2019

DroneDJ: Drone Racing League and Swatch host the biggest drone racing party of all time
Published: February 1, 2019

Lifehacker: How To Get Into Professional Drone Racing
Published: January 29, 2019

One37PM: Inside the Only Racing Drone Manufacturing Studio in NYC
Published: December 7, 2018

Japan Times: Top Flight: Japan’s Drone Racers Are a Go!
Published: December 1, 2018

Published: November 14, 2018

Adweek: The Drone Racing League is Changing the Way Brands Partner with Sports League
Published: October 22, 2018

Red Bull: Drone Racing: The Sport of The Future
Published: October 18, 2018

SportsBusiness Daily: A Day In The Life: Drone Racing League’s Nicholas Horbaczewski
Published: October 17, 2018

Le Parisien: Drone Pilots have Challenged Themselves in a Stadium
Published: October 13, 2018

CNN: Drone Racing League Pilots Battle it Out for $100,000 Prize
Published: September 19, 2018

Washington Post: Lockheed Martin Partners with ESPN’s Drone Racing League on Self-Piloting Drone Competition
Published: September 6, 2018

Popular Mechanics: AIs Will Race Drones Against Each Other, Then Try to Top Humanity
Published: September 6, 2018

VentureBeat: Drone Racing League Launches $2 Million Autonomous Drone Competition
Published: September 5, 2018

Adweek: On the Road to Brandweek: DRL CEO Nicholas Horbaczewski Discusses 5G and Innovation
Published: August 30, 2018

FAZ: Nice Crashes Included
Published: August 7, 2018

CHIP: Full Throttle in the BMW Welt: Exciting Drone Race in Munich
Published: July 30, 2018

Automotive World: More than 3,000 Guests Attend Drone Racing League Event at BMW Welt
Published: July 30, 2018

Connect Sports: Where Is Drone Racing League Headed?
Published: July 19, 2018

The Drive: Drone Pilots Race from Sailboats Steered by Olympic Gold Metalists
Published: June 21, 2018

Drone Blog: Drone Racing League Pilots And Team Brunel Ocean Racers Speed Through Sweden
Published: June 21, 2018

Inverse: Meet the Drone Racing League Pilot Who Flew Over Active Kilauea Volcano
Published: May 18, 2018

Fast Company: The Biosphere 2 Challenges Drone Racers With Exciting Environments
Published: May 8, 2018

SportTechie: Drone Racing League Unveils 2018 Season
Published: May 5, 2018

Las Vegas Sun: Drone Racing League at Adventuredome
Published: May 4, 2018

Nylon: Meet the Woman Pioneering Drone Racing in Sports
Published: May 2, 2018

designboom: How ‘the da Vinci of Drones’ Ryan Gury Designed the DRL Racer3
Published: May 2, 2018

Reuters: Drone Racing: Allianz Extends Sponsorship of Drone Racing League
Published: April 26, 2018

Le Parisien: The World’s Best Drone Pilots Land in Nice
Published: April 26, 2018

Complex: World’s Fastest Drone
Published: April 2, 2018

UPROXX: The Drone Racing League is Speeding to New Heights in Ist Third Season
Published: March 26, 2018

Arizona Daily Star: Drone Racers Dart Inside and Outside Biosphere 2 North of Tucson
Published: March 25, 2018

FOX Business: BMW Partners with Drone Racing League
Published: March 14, 2018

Forbes: Drone Racing League Adds Cox Communications Sponsorship
Published: March 8, 2018

The NY Post: How You Can Become a Pilot Just by Playing Video Games
Published: February 16, 2018

Digiday: Swatch Taps into Esports by Sponsoring Drone Racers
Published: February 7, 2018

The New Yorker: The Trippy, High-Speed World of Drone Racing
Published: February 5, 2018

CNBC: Drone Racing League Hopes a UAV Will Land Under Your Christmas Tree
Published: December 9, 2017

SportTechie: Drone Racing League’s Simulator Could Net Pilots $75,000
Published: November 15, 2017

Mashable: ‘DRL Simulator’ for Drone Pilots is the Next Best Thing to Actual Flying
Published: November 15, 2017

Cynopsis Sports: DRL’s Global Passport
Published: October 23, 2017

SportTechie: Drone Racing League Expands Coverage to Asia
Published: September 1, 2017

The Drive: Jordan ‘Jet’ Temkin Is the 2017 Drone Racing League World Champion
Published: August 1, 2017

Wired: Live at The Drone Racing League
Published: July 27, 2017 This Founder Learned His Best Investors Aren’t The Richest – And Raised $20 Million Along The Way
Published: July 27, 2017

Forbes: The Drone Racing League Brings A Futuristic Sport to Life
Published: July 25, 2017

AlleyWatch: This NYC Startup Raised $20M to Feature This Sport to the Masses
Published: July 18, 2017

ESPN: Drone Racing: It’s a Living!
Published: July 18, 2017

Tech Times: The World’s Fastest Drone Flies at 179.6 MPH (That’s faster than a Telsa Model S)
Published: July 15, 2017

VICE: I Watched a Drone Break the World Speed Record
Published: July 14, 2017

Gizmodo: Don’t Blink or You’ll Miss the World’s Fastest Drone Flying Faster Than a Sports Car
Published: July 14, 2017

Daily Mail: The world’s fastest drone: Incredible footage show Drone Racing League craft hitting record 179.6 mph
Published: July 14, 2017

Fortune: This Racing Drone Just Set a Guinness World Speed Record
Published: July 14, 2017

Financial Times: Can Drone Racing Go Mainstream?
Published: June 21, 2017

The Verge: Liftoff
Published: June 20, 2017

The Drum: Watch the Drone Racing League’s London Launch: ‘A Science Fiction Movie Brought to Life’ (with Sponsorship Potential)
Published: June 14, 2017

Variety: Drone Racing League Raises $20 Million From Sky, Liberty Media, WWE
Published: June 12, 2017

SportsBusiness Journal: Drone Racing League Completes Funding Round, Adds New Partners
Published: June 12, 2017

The Telegraph: Drone Racing League Secures $20m Funding from Corporate Giants
Published: June 12, 2017

Ad Age: 2017 Startup to Watch: Drone Racing League
Published: April 20, 2017

The New York Times: Live at The Drone Racing League
Published: April 19, 2017

ESPN: Drone Racing League introduces next generation of racing drone
Published: April 7, 2017

Engadget: ESPN’s Drone Racing League Returns with Faster, Bigger Races
Published: April 6, 2017

Inverse: The Drone Racing League Reveals Its Sexy Racer3
Published: April 6, 2017

Thrillist: Yes, Professional Drone Racing Is A Thing
Published: March 28, 2017

Fast Company: Why the Drone Racing League Is One Of The Most Innovative Companies of 2017
Published: February 13, 2017

PSFK: How Drone Racing Is Quickly Growing As An International Sport
Published: February 13, 2017

The Guardian: Attack of the Drones: Sports’ Next Big Buzz
Published: February 11, 2017

Business Insider: How an Entrepreneur Turned Amateur Drone Racing Into a Pro Sport
Published: February 11, 2017

Ad Age: Drone Racing League Gets Validation With Title Sponsor
Published: February 8, 2017

Forbes: Bud Light Becomes Drone Racing League’s First Major Sponsor
Published: November 10, 2016

TechCrunch: You Could Become a Pilot in the Drone Racing League if you’re Good at This Racing Simulator
Published: November 10, 2016

Evening Standard: A 90mph Battle of the Drones Is Coming to London
Published: November 1, 2016

Mirror UK: Professional DRONE racing comes to the UK with London Set to Host Championship Event in 2017
Published: November 1, 2016

The New York Times: Drone Racing Becomes ESPN’s Newest Televised Sport
Published: September 14, 2016

Bloomberg: New Drone Racing League Wants to Be the Next Nascar
Published: September 14, 2016

Bloomberg TV: The Drone Racing League Takes Flight
Published: September 14, 2016

ESPN: Drone Racing League, ESPN reach broadcasting agreement
Published: September 14, 2016

Wired UK: Drone Racing League is Coming to Sky as Part of $1 million Investment
Published: September 14, 2016

Variety: Drone Racing League Sets TV Pacts with MGM and ESPN
Published: September 14, 2016

CNET: The Drone Racing League Features Futuristic, Flashy Events
Published: April 29, 2016

CNN: Real Life Skywalkers: Flying Fast With A Family Of Drone Racers
Published: April 26, 2016

Forbes: Is Drone Racing the new Superbowl for Brands?
Published: February 22, 2016

USA Today: Drone Racing League: The Sport of the Future
Published: February 19, 2016

The Economist: Turning Drone Racing Into a Money-Spinner
Published: February 13, 2016

Wired: Video: The Insane, 80 MPH Drone Racing League Launches With Wrecks Aplenty
Published: February 10, 2016

PSFK: Drone Racing Prides Itself on Being Ultimate Spectator Sport
Published: February 9, 2016

Tech Insider: A Professional Pilot Told us Why Drone Racing Could Become the Next Big Sport
Published: February 3, 2016

NPR: A Video Game IRL: Drone Racing League Aims To Be NASCAR In The Air
Published: January 31, 2016

TODAY Show: Drone Racing is a New Sport with Sky High Ambitions
Published: January 30, 2016

TIME: The Drone Racing League Is Building an Insane New Sport
Published: January 28, 2016

Fox Business: Will Drone Racing be the Next NASCAR?
Published: January 27, 2016

Engadget: Can Drone Racing Be As Big As eSports?
Published: January 27, 2016

ABC News: Drone Racing Is About to Become a Spectator Sport
Published: January 26, 2016

Entrepreneur: There Is Now a Global Competitive Drone Racing League. SeriouslyPublished: January 26, 2016

Fortune: Now There’s a Drone Racing League
Published: January 26, 2016

Fox and Friends: First Ever Drone Racing League Launches First Season
Published: January 26, 2016

Sports Illustrated: Drone Racing League Announces 2016 Circuit Opening
Published: January 26, 2016

Quartz: There’s Now a Drone Racing League that Feels Like Pod Racing from Star Wars
Published: January 26, 2016

Vice: The Drone Racing League Wants to Be to Drones What the WWE Is to Wrestling
Published: January 26, 2016

Fortune: 7 Ways AR and VR Will Change Tech in 2016
Published: January 4, 2016

Wired: Drone Racing League Will Give You a Wild Robot’s-Eye View in VR
Published: November 17, 2015

The New York Times: Gentlemen, Start your Drones
Published: November 11, 2015

Slate: Welcome to the World of Professional Drone Racing
Published: October 19, 2015

LA Times: Will drone racing fly as a sport?
Published: August 23, 2015

CNBC: Sky is the Limit for Drone Racing: RSE Ventures Chief
Published: August 17, 2015

ESPN: Proponents say sky’s the limit for sport of drone racing
Published: August 14, 2015


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