Dubai to Host World Drone Prix & Grand Prize, Wait For It... is $1 Million

Dubai will host the first "World Drone Prix" sometime in March 2016. Organizers states that it will be the world's biggest drone race with a grand price  of $1 million. Dubai Minister of Cabinet Affairs, Mohhamed Abdullah Al Gergawi speaking at the last day of the World Air Games at SkyDive Dubai's Palm drop zone, said that the upcoming Drone Prix represents the future of air racing and drone technology."In Dubai, we believe that every end is a beginning of a new journey and our journey towards being in the future starts today," he said. "The World Drone Prix is the future of racing , pushing the boundary of drone technology until it becomes the
reality of transport in the future.

"Since the beginning of time, man has raced by running, horseback, car and plane," The Minister added. The event will be held under the derection of Shaikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai.

Formally announced for the event is the World Organisation for Racing Drones, who will be in charge of governing the standard of the drone racing industry, and establish the code that will be the standard for racing in the future.