Allianz sponsors Drone Racing League NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Drone Racing League (DRL) announced a multi-year, global partnership with the world's top insurance brand, Allianz. As the title sponsor of DRL's elite race circuit, Allianz will leverage its motor racing heritage to bring the Sport of the Future to a rapidly growing worldwide audience. In 2017, the Allianz World Championship series will include six races to test piloting skill and the limits of FPV (First Person View) flight. The races will begin airing on premier broadcast channels in more than 75 countries in June 2017. Each DRL race features 16 of the world's greatest drone pilots flying DRL's custom designed racing drone at speeds above 90 MPH (150KMH) through one-of-a-kind, three-dimensional racecourses in iconic venues around the world. The Allianz World Championship races are an elimination style competition that culminates in a world championship and the crowning of the World's Greatest Drone Pilot.