There's a futuristic new sport in town.

The very first Drone Racing League launched Tuesday and it will bring together the world's best drone pilots for some intense races (and maybe some down-to-the-wire crashes if we're lucky).

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The drones will race at speeds exceeding 80 miles per hour in everything from abandoned shopping malls to subway tunnels. And it looks awesome.

We spoke with Nicholas Horbaczewski, CEO of the Drone Racing League, to learn more about what we can expect. Here's a look at the DRL:

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