DCL - NEXXBlades Racing rock Berlin
The German capital Berlin and Conrad Electronic host the big Drone Champions League season finale on the 2nd and 3rd of December. Until the end, the outcome of the drone racing season was open with three teams in position to take the title, only the last race in Berlin would determine the world champion of the DCL 2017 season.
NEXXBlades Racing wins the day and the season
The team from the United Kingdom seemed to be unstoppable and grabbed the day's win against NEXXBR Freeflow during the last race of the season and thus the last necessary points to emerge as overall winner. With the star squad at the final, the competition had little chance. The four-star drivers Luke Bannister, Mac Poschwald, Gary Kent and Brett Collis took victory after victory. The German team Flyduino KISS Racing took second place and Rotorama from the Czech Republic, third place in the overall standings.
The Germans teams starred on Saturday
On Saturday, the first day of the DCL Conrad Electronic Grand Prix Berlin, teams thrilled the audience and continued to keep the suspense by setting the stage for the championship race on Sunday. As part of Conrad Campus, the best pilots in the world were presented to thousands of spectators to prove that they belong right on top of the world.
The final featured a face off between German teams Flyduino KISS Racing and the host, Conrad Racing Team. In a heated battle, Flyduino KISS Racing won the night by dominating the single heats and all 4 pilots, Niklas Solle, Sebastian Brandes, Lucas Wahl and Michal Fulara, finishing the big heat. With this victory they positioned themselves for a potential season championship on Sunday.
Drone Champions League 2017, a reflection
After a sensational season final in Berlin, the Drone Champions League can look back at a successful 2017 season. Spectacular locations are behind us - the first stop directly on the Champs-Élysées in Paris with more than 180,000 spectators, the second stop in the heart of Liechtenstein right on the government square, the third stop on the beautiful Mont des Arts in Brussels, the fourth stop deep in the caves of Salina Turda and last but not least the STATION Berlin. At the exciting final in Berlin, the team NEXXBlades Racing secured the victory of the 2017 season.
Drone Champions League 2018
For the coming season we expect a total of 8 racing locations, the majority of which will take place in Europe. There will also be 2 overseas races, one of which will take place on the Asian continent. We expect a thrilling season 2 of the Drone Champions League.