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Ready, Set, Drone: Aerial Racing Flies High

Will drone racing become the next Formula 1 or Nascar? The World Drone Prix is coming up in Dubai this March, and IBD watched a qualifying race for the international spectacle at The Burbank Studios on Saturday.

Recreational drones can be purchased via online retailers such as Amazon (AMZN), Wal-Mart (WMT) and Best Buy (BBY). And GoPro’s (GPRO) Karma drone is still under wraps. But these quadcopter races are kicking things up a notch.