News Articles

Fly Circuit 1 of Mexico's 2019 National Series
20-Feb-2019   Jaime Capelo
FPV Racing Mexico and Phoenix Racing Academy have kicked off the 2019 National Series in Mexico and the five real world circuits that make up the series are now also available as part of our Esports Series in Rotor Rush. Pilots in Mexico will also have the chance to earn points for the national ranking with the circuit races in Rotor Rush. Join us at the track and register your best times!

New Members Time Trial Winner Dec 2018
14-Feb-2019   justin carpenter
Congratulations to Justin Carpenter from the USA for winning the New Members Time Trial Dec 2018 event: JUSTIN CARPENTER My name is Justin Carpenter, my twin brother Jake (you all know him as carp) has been teaching me how to build, fly, and crash since November of '18. As of now I fly a brushed and brushless whoop, but plan on building a 5 for the racing season this summer.

X Class Winter Challenge Result
19-Jan-2019   Noah Furhman
Congrats to FPRdan1 for winning the Rotor Rush X Class Winter Challenge! The racing was intense and a lot of fun to watch, with plenty of back and forth action and photo finishes literally down to the millisecond, plus some great commentary by drone race announcing pro Nigel Tomlinson from Rotor Rush and X Class's own Nathan DuCray. All of our competitors in today's finals will be receiving an X Class t-shirt, plus a Kickass Beef Jerky and LIQUID NITRO ENERGY DRINK prize pack courtesy of our great friends at Quality Freight! FPRdan1 will also be receiving $125 US for his first place finish. Big congrats as to Rcfly3r1 who took second and will be receiving $50 and to Zed-DRTC who rounded out the podium in third and will be receiving $25 in addition to their other prizes. Thanks again to the Rotor Rush team for making this all possible! This was the first ever X Class eSports competition and we were still working out the kinks, but everyone had a lot of fun and there will definitely be lots more to come, likely starting with the X Class City track next month. Don't miss it!

Winter Whooperland 2018
24-Dec-2018   Ray Smith
The snow has fallen in the Colorado mountains and we've been out setting up a track in this festive virtual location for your holiday esports. Get into the festive mood, practice and take part in the 'Winter Whooperland 2018' time trial competition hosted by Jesse Perkins. You have until the 5th Jan 2019 to put your best time on the leaderboard when the winner will be announced. Prizes will include Whoop spares to keep you whooping into 2019.

Fly The Official Korean IDSC 2018 Track
08-Sep-2018   Ray Smith
With the DSI International Drone Sports Championship only a week away (15/16 Sept 18) 16 teams from 14 nations will be flying out to South Korea in a few days time to prepare for this big event. You too can experience and test your skill on the official DSI-IDSC 2018 track now available to download and fly in the Rotor Rush drone sports simulator.

Rotor Rush V5.5 Release (PC)
21-May-2018   Ray Smith
The latest Rotor Rush V5.5 is now available with an improved user interface providing easier access to all the key features you need while at a track. Tiny Whoop pilots will also enjoy the updated collision physics. Click the ‘Update’ button on your Rotor Rush startup page to install all the latest features (MAC OS Update to follow soon)

DSC Track D
21-May-2018   Ray Smith
Drone Sports Canada and Rotor Rush are excited to announce the release of Track D (DSC001) the first of 3 that will make up the first Canadian E-Sports Championships that will conclude with the Top 3 fastest pilots forming the DSC E-Sports Team. The team will compete against other international rotor rush teams in the 2018 world E-sports championships.

FPVR Australian Open 2018 Track
19-Apr-2018   Ray Smith
Watch out for the FPVR Australian Open this weekend 20-22nd April (Featuring Joe Scully) and try your hand on the official track now available in the Rotor Rush sim. Shout out for the FPV footage posted for the track in our social media goes to Perth pilot Cody Steel (aka Steel FPV) currently flying with Rotorcross.

New Flying Area - Whoop Station
10-Apr-2018   Ray Smith
The latest addition to your collection of whoopable locations ‘Whoop Station’ is now available. This great location has tons of opportunity to go exploring, show off your micro freestyling or go racing down the subway and up under the roof on the fast flowing whoop track. While exploring the nooks and crannies of this detailed location keep an eye out for the 18 ‘Big Whoop’ stickers !

DDC MDP 2018 Track
29-Mar-2018   Ray Smith
Over the week-end 23rd–25th February the MDP 2018 Mollerussa non-stop 48hr Drone Party took place hosting more than 150 pilots in one of the most important events in Spain. In collaboration with DDC Spain Rotor Rush provided pilots with an e-Sport replica of the real MDP2018 track with two events for pro-pilots and the public.The MDP2018 track is now available for you to download and fly.

Rotor Rush V5.4 WIN OS Update
08-Mar-2018   Ray Smith
You can now install your tracks and register for events within the sim ! To complete this update and use the new track installation method you will need to uninstall the tracks you currently have installed. The quickest way to do this is to right click on the windows icon at the bottom left of your screen and select ‘Apps & Features’. Then scroll down the apps list to the Track Packs, right click on each in turn and select ‘uninstall’. When complete start Rotor Rush, select ‘Tracks’ and then install the tracks you want to fly.

MultiGP 2018 Regional Qualifier Track
17-Feb-2018   Ray Smith
With the detail of the latest MultiGP now finalized we have added the MultiGP 2018 Regional Qualifier to the range of MultGP Tracks available in Rotor Rush (see the ‘Tracks’ section above to get the latest updates)