MultiGP News – Episode 23: International Open Team Race Recap

MultiGP News

Get ready for Jefte and Reese to bring you all that has happened in the drone racing world in the last week. The News Team kicks off this episode with the MultiGP Rundown.

Multirotor Rundown

A current topic in the race community that is getting lot of conversation is “turtle mode”. This is a flight controller’s ability to self-right an upside down craft. Because of this, the question is, “Is it MultiGP legal?”. Jefte will give you the answer.The road to the National Championship is a long and challenging journey, filled with excitement and fierce competition. Reese will talk with one pilot about his experiences in the Region 3A Finals last month in Iowa. Find out how that pilot dealt with the pressure. Also, it is often the people behind the scenes that make events memorable. The RIOT MultiGP International Open was an excellent example. Joe will talk about the team of volunteers who were responsible for helping make history the the IO in Scully’s 60.

Regional Update

This week’s episode is the last Regional Update of 2017. The National Championship is only a couple weeks away, and the competitors are ready. Jefte and Reese will bring you up to speed with the last races of the Regional Series for the year. MultiGP would like to thank all the pilots, chapter organizers, and volunteers who made this amazing season possible. Congratulations to all pilots who will be competing in Reno.

The action was furious, both on the track and in the pits, at the team competition during the RIOT MultiGP International Open. It was a great show as some of the best pilots in the world joined forces for team format racing. The News Team talks with some of those pilots to get their take on the thrill of the team format, and the closeness of the competition.

Have you crashed lately? Because if you aren’t crashing, you aren’t pushing yourself! The Crashes of The Week will highlight some pilots who found out there is a fine line between success and scrap… Sometimes you are rewarded, and sometimes you are re-building…


About MultiGP:

MultiGP is the largest professional drone racing league in the world. MultiGP hosts frequent competitive gatherings and casual events within its  extensive network. The Organization currently has over 500 active chapters and 20,000 registered pilots world-wide. MultiGP nurtures its Chapters by providing tools, guidance and community support. This make drone racing fun, organized and rewarding for pilots, Chapter Organizers and spectators. Programming such as the National Championship, Regional Series, International Open, Universal Time Trial Tracks and Chapter Tiers are designed to allow the drone racing community to compete in an easily accessible yet structured format with the goal of progressing the sport. MultiGP is the Academy of Model Aeronautics Special Interest Group for First Person View (FPV) Racing. For more information, go to

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