Drone Racing League Partners With BodyArmor, Champion And Respawn



The merchandise collaboration between the DRL and Champion includes a limited-edition DRL Flight … [+] Suit sweatshirt and sweatpants.

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While other sports leagues and organizations are feeling the unrelenting strain and pressure due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Drone Racing League is whizzing by, going about as fast as their custom-built racing drones navigate through gates, turns and obstacles on a course.
The DRL today announced the addition of new partners BodyArmor, Champion and Respawn as the world’s global, professional drone racing property speeds into conducting live events.
“We’ve used this time to get smarter about our fans and dig into insights and analytics on our business,” DRL president Rachel Jacobson said. “With that intel, we’ve been able to pivot in some areas and double down in other areas, so we’ve been able to emerge in such a challenging time to really stake our claim.
“We’re all about partnering with bold, forward-thinking brands who have great ambitions just like we do at DRL. These three made a ton of sense for us. As we continue to scale our sport, you’re going to see us continue to announce great, ground-breaking partnerships.”

Founded in 2015 by Nicholas Horbaczewski, the Drone Racing League (DRL) features drone-racing pilots navigating custom-build drones at 90 mph via first-person view (FPV) through obstacle courses on both the DRL Simulator and in real life. It is broadcast around the globe on NBC, NBC Sports, Twitter, Facebook, Sky Sports, ProSieben, Groupe AB, and …