Abu Dhabi to Host DCL24 DRONE PRIX Split 1 Finale

The Drone Champions League (DCL) is thrilled to announce the finale of its DCL24 DRONE PRIX SPLIT 1, to be held during the inaugural DRIFTx event and Abu Dhabi Autonomous Racing at Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi from April 25-27. This landmark event concludes the first split of the thrilling DCL24 virtual season and also marks the highly anticipated return of Real-Life Drone Racing, accompanied by the DCL BIG DRONE Show.

Abu Dhabi to Host DCL24 DRONE PRIX Split 1 Finale

In collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Autonomous Racing League (A2RL), DRIFTx, – and DRIFTx´s anchor partner, Bayanat – DCL is elevating the drone racing experience to new heights, showcasing the skill of the world’s top pilots across both virtual and real-world competitions. The partnership with A2RL, DRIFTx and Bayanat, highlights DCL’s commitment to technological advancement and community engagement.

The race weekend kicks off with the quarter and semifinal of DCL’s first Split of 2024 on April 25th and 26th during the DRIFTx event at the Bayanat Pavilion. The grand finale on April 27th will be held in collaboration with A2RL at Yas Marina Circuit. This promises an unforgettable climax to the competition, setting the stage for the ultimate virtual showdown of aerial prowess.

In addition to the high-stakes competition, the DCL BIG DRONE Show promises to illuminate the skies above Yas Marina Circuit with a breathtaking display of advanced drone technology. Attendees will  have the opportunity to engage with “DCL – The Game” simulators, hosted at the Bayanat booth, as well as educational experiences with professional DCL drone pilots through workshops and interactive sessions. 

“DCL´s activities in Abu Dhabi represent a milestone for drone racing and our ongoing efforts to blend the thrill of sport with the latest in drone technology and autonomous mobility,” said Markus Stampfer, Executive Chair of DCL.

The event will showcase the talents of the top six teams competing for the championship title of the Drone Champions League 2024 and will highlight their capabilities, strategy, and tenacity. This celebration of innovation and skill in drone racing positions Abu Dhabi as a global leader in hosting premier sporting and technological events.

Event Details:

  • Dates: April 25th – 27th, 2024
  • Location: Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Activities: DCL24 DRONE PRIX SPLIT 1 Finale, Real Life Drone Racing, DCL BIG DRONE Show, Public Workshops and more;