The IDRLC held one of the largest indoor drone racing competitions in the US from June 27th to June 30th, at the Atlantic City Convention Center in New Jersey. Some of the world’s top drone pilots traveled to the Jersey Shore to show off their skills for a chance to win a portion of a $52,000 prize pool.
South Korea’s MinChan Kim, one of the fastest drone racers in the world, placed first in the race followed by second place winner Soren Anderson and third place winner SungJu Park. All 3 racers are among six of the top drone pilots in the world that competed at the event.
The top 10 pilots that were recognized during the award ceremony are as follows:
1st Place: MinChan Kim, “MCKFPV”
2nd Place: Soren Anderson, “phatkidfpv”
3rd Place: SungJu Park, “starfpv”
4th Place: Evan Turner, “headupsfpv”
5th Place: Patrick White, “enginair”
6th Place: Changhyeon Kang, “modofpv”
7th Place: Dongrak Han, “rokfpv”
8th Place: Silas Greever, “propsicle”
9th Place: Alex Campbell, “chief”
10th Place: Seojun Kim, “zopokfpv”
“Our Atlantic City qualifying event set the stage for multiple upcoming IDRLC events that are groundbreaking for the drone racing industry, for its locations and public entertainment value to its significant prize purses,” said IDRLC Founder and President, Dan Javan. “We’re proud to help promote the skills of some of the world’s top racing pilots and thank our contestants and followers for their enthusiastic participation in our events.”
The IDRLC event was sponsored by the Suntuity Group of companies, a New Jersey-based conglomerate of renewable energy, finance, technology and UAV service companies, and Suntuity AirWorks, its drone financing and UAV services division.
The IDRLC was founded with one purpose: To unify and encourage all drone enthusiasts to be the best they can be at their profession or hobby. With members that span across the world, IDRLC is a multicultural organization that hosts racing events in multiple countries.
To stay up to date on the IDRLC and upcoming events, please visit us online at https://IDRLC.com