The DRL RacerX

After months of trial and error, hundreds of broken motors and fiery crashes, DRL’s RacerX succeeds in setting a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title.

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Average speed of 165.2MPH / 265.87kmph with a fastest oneway top speed of 179.78mph.

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Drag Race

In order to set the achievement, RacerX needed to fly back and forth across a measurement course of 100 m (328 ft.), with the official record set as the average of the top speed achieved on each of those flights.

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The record-setting Racer X represents the culmination of years of technological innovation by the DRL Techops team.

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The need for speed

Outside of the power system, the rest of the build is quite simple, using only a few dozen parts.

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Small Package

Handmade in NYC: 3d printed TPU, carbon fiber, copper wire and fasteners.

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BeeRotor 80A 10S ESCs

Large ESC's are mounted around the center pod for minimal drag.

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TMotor F80 2407 2500kv + APC 5x4.5BN / 10S

With 8-10S can approximately generate up to 43,000k RPM with APC 5x4.5BN.

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