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17 June 2017 National Sport


Last Updated: 17/06/17 4:07pm

Drone Racing returns to Sky Sports but we get the lowdown on what’s involved to put an event together

As drone racing increases in popularity, could it eventually be considered as an Olympic sport?

‘Star Wars brought to life’, ‘real life video-gaming’ and ‘the sports of the future’ are some of the tags given to Drone Racing, which has touched down at London’s Alexandra Palace.

With the latest season of the DRL set to hit screens from Wednesday, June 21, we sent along to find out more on one of the world’s fastest growing sports where drones reach speed of up to 90mph

With close finishes and spectacular crashes, the appeal of drone racing is broad and anyone can get started with a simulation available .

And we also ask the question as to where the event can potentially end up.

Hit play on the video at the top of the page to hear from those involved and follow the Drone Racing League on Sky Sports Mix, beginning with the first race on Wednesday, June 21 from 10pm


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