RAIDEN RACING”, a drone racing team operated by DRONE SPORTS Corporation (https://dronesports.jp), is the finalist of the world professional league “Drone Champions League 2023″ SPLIT1: DCL23. 2023” SPLIT1 finals: DCL23 .
The Grand Final of the battle to determine the world’s best “DCL The Game” will take place on Saturday, July 8, 2023 at 22:00 JST in Lake Zurich, Switzerland. Vicent Mayans (FPV name: Thunder FPV｜Spain) and Gabriel Barrasso (FPV name: IQ0｜Australia) from RAIDEN have been chosen to fight a fierce battle on this majestic lake with the goal of becoming world champion for the third time on the virtual track as the time unfolds.
Double Elimination Tournament
The finals will be a “double elimination tournament”, highlighting the appeal of the comeback loser, with a “two out of three” system for rounds one through three, and 2 wins and 3 losses in the semi-finals. The 5-win system and the 4-win finals will be “7-win”. In addition, in the FINAL only, the remaining winner of the MAIN ROUND, “WINER SF1”, will receive a win and will be able to advance to the FINAL with an advantage over “SF2”. Already advanced to the elimination zone final, that is, the loser resurrection zone, has become the rule.
RAIDEN finished third in the qualifying round and faced second place qualifier Quad Force One (QF1) in their first match in “M2”, losing 0-2 to Stolet in a daring match to advance to the second round3 elimination zone “M5”, the loser’s rollover zone.
Round 3, “M5”, was played against the Chinese powerhouse China Dragons, who won with “M4”, gaining momentum. RAIDEN was able to correct the mistakes made in the match against QF1, and Ace Vicent won the match. The team advanced to the semi-finals of “SF2” with a 2-0 straight set win.
In the loser’s flip zone SEMI-FINALS SF2, and in the winner’s zone SEMI-FINALS SF1, they will meet the long-established British team XBlades Racing who lost to QF1. RAIDEN ace pilot Vicent once again showed great mental strength and defeated XBlades 3-1, RAIDEN advanced to QF1 The awaited final.
In the final, they suffered back-to-back defeats in their first match, and in the revenge match against QF1, the match was tangled up in the 7th match of “7 wins out of 7”, and a fierce battle unfolded. In the final, QF1’s Leviathan and RAIDEN’s ace pilot Vicente fought to a 0.01 second draw, but Vicente showed great mental strength and came out victorious, giving RAIDEN a historic third straight win.
Vincent also won first place in the pilot point standings. With that, he won all the team and individual races and became the world champion.
‘This victory is a testament to RAIDEN’s perseverance and tireless efforts. In addition, we think this result will attract spectators from all over the world, which is RAIDEN’s mission, and further increase people’s interest in the sport of drone racing. I am confident that RAIDEN RACING will continue to make further progress and continue to lead the drone racing world. Please look forward to RAIDEN’s further evolution and success in the upcoming competitions. Thank you for your encouragement.’ From RAIDEN All.