Drone Racing League details partners for new season

The Drone Racing League has announced its list of partners and sponsors for its 2017 race season.

German financial services company Allianz had already been confirmed as the league’s title sponsor and will be joined by e-commerce giant Amazon, watch manufacturer Swatch, Forto Coffee Shots and the US Air Force.

The 2017 DRL season begins on June 20.

The DRL also announced the conclusion of a Series B investment round. The total financing was more than $20m (€17.8m) and was led by Sky, Liberty Media Corporation and Lux Capital. New investors include Allianz and the WWE wrestling organisation.