News Articles


Tiny Whoop Winter League 2019 09-Dec-2019   Steven Whaley
The Tiny Whoop winter esports league has now been officially launched! Monthly events run from December 2019 through to March 2020 with a total prize fund currently standing at $2000. To take part make sure you enter each month's qualifying Time Trial. Top time trial leaderboard pilots will go through to compete for a share of the monthly prize fund in that months race event hosted by Steve Neutron. Registration for December's 'Round 1 Qualifying' is now open. Register on the rotorrush.com/events website or in the 'Events' section of the Rotor Rush Sim. Over the next few months we're looking to develop multiple esport divisions for pilots of all skill levels. So however good you are make sure to put some times on the open leaderboards by flying three laps on the latest tracks and try your hand at the Time Trial Qualifiers.
Whoop Xmas 2019 06-Dec-2019   Ray Smith
The snow has fallen and we're back at our festive location with a new track for your holiday esports. Get into the festive mood, practice, and compete in the 'Tiny Whoop Winter League 2019' hosted by Steve Neutron. If you find ‘Roger’ make sure to post a picture of his location in our Rotor Rush Global Community Facebook group.
Whoop Academy 1 23-Nov-2019   Ray Smith
Nine interactive training exercises in the training dome for new Tiny Whoop pilots. These fun exercises take you from straight and level flight through to climbing and descending turns. Once you’ve mastered all nine see how quickly you can go without raising an alarm ! Pick your Tiny Whoop and start practicing your flying skills today !
Race & Explore The Whoop Barn 02-Oct-2019   Ray Smith
The latest location for micro drones, the 'Whoop Barn' is now available to fly in the Rotor Rush drone racing sim. The barn's LED track twists through barrels and climbs up to the highest rafters before diving down again to a fast turn under the tractor. A fun location to both race and explore (what can you find ?).
Copa Latino Qualifier 2019 Track 02-Oct-2019   Jaime Capelo
We are extremely happy to present to you the Copa Latino track! This circuit was designed exclusively for all Latin American countries to use as qualifiers for the 3rd Latin American Championship, organized by FPV Racing Mexico. Check it out!
Fly The Official IDSC 2019 Track 25-Sep-2019   Yi Sojung
Drone Sports International (DSI) is pleased to announce International Drone Sport Championship 2019 held in Yeongwol, Gangwon, Korea in Oct 11th to 13th. IDSC 2019, the 4th edition of DSI World Championship which started in 2016, is the world's highest-level drone racing competition where 20 teams from 16 countries around the world compete for the title of the World Champion. The official track is now available to fly in the Rotor Rush drone racing simulator.
Fly The Official UK FAI World Cup Track 24-Aug-2019   Ray Smith
This is the UK’s first FAI World Cup which is being hosted at the BMFA Nationals. Pilots will qualify to be part of ‘Team GB’ and participate at the FAI World Championship that is hosted in China later this year. Try your hand at flying the official track now available in the Rotor Rush sim.
Fly The FPV Racing Mexico C4.S19 Track 22-Jul-2019   Jaime Capelo
FPV Racing Mexico and Phoenix Racing Academy’s 2019 National Series in Mexico is underway and the five real world circuits that make up the series are now also available as part of our Esports Series in Rotor Rush.
Fly The Official Weston Park 2019 Track 15-Jun-2019   Ray Smith
Weston Park 2019 is now underway in the UK (June 14/15/16th) and we bring you the official track to fly in Rotor Rush. We're the main event sponsor again this year and looking forward to introducing new pilots to drone racing over the coming weekend (visit out simulation station in the marquee and say hi if you're there).
Fly The FPV Racing Mexico C3.S19 Track 17-May-2019   Jaime Capelo
FPV Racing Mexico and Phoenix Racing Academy’s 2019 National Series in Mexico is underway and the five real world circuits that make up the series are now also available as part of our Esports Series in Rotor Rush.
Fly The MultiGP 2019 Global Qualifier Track 10-May-2019   Ray Smith
Pilots around the world are putting down their best times for three laps on the real world qualifying track in a bid to win an invitation to the MultiGP 2019 Championship. The MultiGP 2019 Global Qualifier track is now available for you to download and fly in the Rotor Rush drone sports simulator.
Fly The FPV Racing Mexico C2.S19 Track 09-Apr-2019   Jaime Capelo
FPV Racing Mexico and Phoenix Racing Academy’s 2019 National Series in Mexico is underway 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!.
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 Rate.com! 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.