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Drone Racing League, NBC Sports Network and FanDuel launch virtual drone racing series

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The Drone Racing League (DRL) has announced that the first-ever fantasy virtual drone racing series, the 2020 FanDuel DRL SIM Racing Cup. It will premiere on Saturday, May 16 at 2:30pm ET on NBCSN and will run for eight weekends on NBCSN and Twitter. The 2020 FanDuel DRL SIM Racing Cup will feature 12 elite DRL pilots battling it out on the DRL SIM, the true-to-life drone racing simulator, for the chance to be crowned the series' Champion. DRL president, Rachel Jacobson, said: “DRL authentically merges the digital with the real, so we're thrilled to highlight the virtual side of
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GEO Business team sends supportive message to industry ahead of September return

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The GEO Business team has sent a message to the industry head of the rearranged show dates planned for September. Planned for 24-25 September, the event will also see the event move from the London Design Centre to the ExCeL for the first time. The message released this week said: “You're probably reading this from your home, taking a break from homeschooling your children or sitting in a very empty workplace. Either way, we know you're not having an average day at work.” It continued: “As the events of the last few weeks have unfolded, we've never felt more connected
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Commercial UAV Expo Europe ‘benefitting’ from Amsterdam Drone Week co-location with early support

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The Commercial UAV Expo is ‘benefitting’ from co-locating with Amsterdam Drone Week with a list of early supporters. Organisers of the 4th annual show have announced a list of early supporters for this year’s event, which will be held 1-3 December 2020 at the RAI Amsterdam. For its fourth edition, Commercial UAV Expo Europe will take place as part of Amsterdam Drone Week (ADW). Attracting more than 4,000 drone professionals from all over the world, organisers say ADW 2020 will be the largest and most important drone platform in Europe. Commenting, Lisa Murray, group director at Diversified Communications, said: “The
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