Chase Field introduced its DRL Loaded Droneless Wings and Golden Heat margarita on Tuesday in advance of the Drone Racing League takeover on Sunday. Last year I was given the opportunity to interview the 2018 Allianz Drone Racing League Championship winner and learn about his journey to the top. We recommend reading the original interview to learn more about Nurk and his life in the drone-racing world.Nurk, who used to be known as Bulbufet, has been in the drone-racing scene for the last few years, winning various awards and races.Nurk says the drone-racing world forces him to stay in tip-top condition in order to stay at the top of his game as his excitement grows for The Drone Racing League’s first live race in the US.
We are thrilled to be the first to host a Drone Racing League event of this caliber in the U.S.,” Derrick Hall, D-backs president and CEO, said in a press release. “With the formation of Arizona Diamondbacks Events & Entertainment last year, bringing unique, non-baseball events such as DRL to Chase Field is exactly what we had hoped to do
The first live drone racing event from the Drone Racing League will take over the home of the Arizona Diamondbacks with high-speed racing drones — 600, to be exact.
The event will take place this Sunday, September 8 at 7:30 p.m., and will provide three hours of racing fun.
Twelve pilots will be racing for pole position at over 90 miles per hour through a multi-level course comprised of tight turns and fast straights.