More than 3,000 guest attend Drone Racing League eventuality during BMW Welt.

Munich. Last Saturday, BMW Welt was sealed to
visitors for a really good reason: 12 Drone Racing League (DRL) pilots
raced custom-built drones FPV (First Person View) around a competitive
march inside a building, right by a heart of a vehicle
exhibition, during good over 100 kilometers an hour. More than 3,000
eager guest watched a trend foe philharmonic live. 1000 fans
took adult position in a open galleries around a BMW Welt Plaza;
some-more than 2,000 took advantage of a ideal summer continue to view
for giveaway in a outward fan zone.

“The worker races positively supposing me and a viewers during BMW Welt
with some sparkling moments. This is where innovative dynamic
performance, fascinating record and digital connectivity come
together. It is a ideal fit for a BMW code and BMW Welt,”
explained Helmut Käs, conduct of BMW Welt. “By hosting a Drone Racing
League Semifinals during BMW Welt, we are introducing a visitors to this
sparkling trend sport. We yield a good venue for worker racing, just
like many other events. BMW Welt is a public indicate for a far-reaching variety
of innovative topics and events.”

“We desired hosting a ‘Level 6: BMW Welt’ eventuality during BMW Groupe’s
iconic multisensory code and product knowledge center. It was
implausible to watch chosen DRL pilots fly high-speed racing drones
by an elaborate three-dimensional course, weaving around BMW
cars, darting by a BMW branded gate, and zooming past a thousand
entertaining fans,” pronounced DRL CEO and Founder Nicholas Horbaczewski.

The leader of foe will contest opposite a other 2018 DRL Allianz
World Championship Season winners in their final eventuality in Saudi
Arabia. Throughout a autumn, fans and anyone else who is interested
can follow a foe on ProSieben MAXX, that will promote the
whole Drone Racing League array any Thursday from 13 September
until mid-December.

Trend-sport eventuality in a heart of Munich

This year, for a initial time, BMW is a central partner of the
Drone Racing League (DRL), that organizes one of a unconventional trend
sport’s biggest racing series, a “DRL Allianz World Championship
2018”. The gifted FPV (First Person View) pilots drive their
individually-built DRL drones by formidable three-dimensional
courses. German drone-racing stars McStralle and UpsideDownFPV lined
adult opposite one another during BMW Welt to try a severe and
meticulously distributed march by a building’s award-winning
architecture. The Munich public cheered a dual Germans on, round
after round, with people clearly holding their exhale during
quite formidable sections of a course, such as a hairpin bend
in a northern wing of a building or on a energy loop by the
initial embankment of a course. At a finish of any round, a pilots had to
drive their brightly-lit projectiles by a BMW Gate in a shape
of a iconic BMW double kidney, where they were greeted any time by
blast applause.

The eventuality was also an all-round success for a host: Within days of
tickets going on sale, front-row seats inside BMW Welt were sole out.
For those incompetent to buy tickets, a fan section outward BMW Welt
supposing a giveaway and sundry programme with food options, live song and
several opportunities to knowledge worker racing hands-on. The
extensive prominence of a fan section was a VR moody simulator set up
by Allianz. High temperatures late into a night also helped create
an memorable summer evening. 

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BMW Welt – during a heart of a brand, on a beat of a city

With some-more than 3 million visitors per year, BMW Welt in Munich is
Bavaria’s many visited captivate and has turn a genuine magnet for
visitors given a opening in 2007. With a iconic architecture, BMW
Welt is a heart of all a brands in a BMW Group – BMW, the
sub-brands BMW M and BMW i, MINI, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars and BMW
Motorrad, that are impressively presented in their possess worlds of
experience. But it is not usually a exhibitions and a collection of
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plcae for over 400 outmost events per year.
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youngsters can suffer sparkling guided tours and workshops on a themes
of mobility and sustainability.


The BMW Group

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world’s heading reward manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles
and also provides reward financial and mobility services. As a global
company, a BMW Group operates 31 prolongation and public facilities
in 14 countries and has a tellurian sales network in some-more than 140 countries.

In 2017, a BMW Group sole approximately 2.463 million cars and
164,000 motorcycles worldwide. The distinction before taxation was approximately
€ 9.67 billion on revenues amounting to € 94.16 billion. As of 31
Dec 2016, a BMW Group had a workforce of 124,729 employees.

The success of a BMW Group has always been formed on long-term
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conserving resources as an constituent partial of a strategy.







DRL is a pro worker racing foe for chosen FPV pilots around the
world. A technology, sports and media company, DRL combines
world-class media and exclusive record to emanate stirring drone
racing calm with mass appeal. In 2018 DRL is hosting a global
array of 7 races, a Allianz World Championship, to be broadcast
on ESPN, Sky Sports, ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE, Disney XD, OSN and other
heading promote channels in 75+ countries around a world. Founded
by Nicholas Horbaczewski in 2015, DRL is a secretly hold company
headquartered in NYC. For some-more information on a 2018 foe season,

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