UVify and DR1 Racing form 2-year Technology Partnership
Online PR News – 10-December-2018 – SAN FRANCISCO, CA. – UVify, a leading drone technology company, and DR1 Racing, a global leader in drone racing, have announced the formation of a new drone racing class to be held in the upcoming 2019 and 2020 seasons of DR1's DHL Champions Series. This past season saw the introduction of the "Pro Class" into the series, with teams racing giant-sized racing drones measuring 4 times bigger than conventional mini-quads.
This new partnership will extend DR1's Pro Class with a new U-Series that will exclusively feature UVify's Draco-4X4 racing drones. The U-Series will race alongside the DHL Champions Series over the next two seasons, with each team flying dedicated giant Draco-4X4 racing drones. This new partnership is in addition to last season's partnership, where UVify sponsored a team in the 2018 season.
"We're delighted to expand our relationship with DR1 Racing to include both a new racing platform as well as additional technology development," said Hyon Lim, CEO of UVify. "UVify is aligned with DR1 Racing's vision of taking drone racing to the next level, with unrivalled events that include larger drones that provide a better viewing experience for both spectators and viewers at home."
In addition, these larger high-performance racing drones which will be featured in the UVify booth at CES booth in January 2019 where attendees can see the official DR1 Racing 2019 Season 3 Draco-4X4 and get a glimpse of the Season 4 Draco-X2.
UVify and DR1 have also formed a technology partnership where the two companies will work together on the development of various drone racing technologies.
"We are very excited to expand our relationship with UVify. Together, we will continue to innovate drone technology to create the largest racing drones in the world. The future of motorsports is in the sky, and UVify will help DR1 Racing take the drone racing industry to new heights," said Sahand Barati, DR1's VP of Business Development.
DR1's Champions Series is the most watched drone racing event in the world, with racing events broadcast in over 130 countries around the globe including on Eurosport, Fox Sports, and beIN Sports.
To see more of DR1 Racing's DHL Champions Series, visit http://www.youtube.com/dr1racing
To learn more about UVify and their U-Series, visit http://UVify.com
To learn more about DR1 Racing and the DHL Champions Series, visit http://DR1Racing.tv
UVify is the world's leading manufacturer of high-performance drones which are used in racing, freestyle flying, extreme aerial cinematography, as well as enterprise, research, and civil applications. Draco-4X4 and Draco-X are built on the company's award-winning Draco modular drone platform. UVify technology allows Draco-4X4 and Draco-X to meet or exceed the toughest standards of professional racers and to provide unrivalled performance under normal and the most extreme conditions. Draco-4X4 and Draco-X are fast, agile, flexible, tough and designed for maximum performance.
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Draco, OOri, Draco-R, WARP9, IFO, Draco-X, Draco-4X4, and Draco-X2 are registered trademarks of UVify Inc. or one of its subsidiaries.
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About DR1 Racing
DR1 Racing is a leading professional drone racing organization that combines elite racing teams and exhilarating locations into high-octane event series, produced and distributed on a global scale. As the only racing platform in the world to offer large scale drones in the Pro Class, DR1 continues to redefine the emerging sport. Currently, DR1 Racing events are broadcast in over 130 countries around the world on Eurosport, CBS, Fox Sports, and beIN Sports, and digitally delivered globally. More information can be found online at www.DR1Racing.tv.
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