World's fastest camera drone "Was a gamble" but might change F1 coverage

Redbull Drone
(Image credit: Redbull)

The team known as the Dutch Drone Gods took on – and succeeded – with a goal set for them by Red Bull Advanced Technologies; to capture Max Verstappen driving a full lap of the legendary Silverstone Grand Prix circuit in his Red Bull F1 racing car.

Dutch-Belgian driver Verstappen is currently leading the famous racing standings (though by the time I finish writing this he might have signed for Mercedes)! F1 cars travel at over 300kph (186mph) taking exciting turns, which is what made keeping up with the car for a whole lap with an FPV drone such a challenge, but a potentially rewarding one...

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Adam Juniper
Managing Editor

With over 20 years of expertise as a tech journalist, Adam brings a wealth of knowledge across a vast number of product categories, including timelapse cameras, home security cameras, NVR cameras, photography books, webcams, 3D printers and 3D scanners, borescopes, radar detectors… and, above all, drones. 


Adam is our resident expert on all aspects of camera drones and drone photography, from buying guides on the best choices for aerial photographers of all ability levels to the latest rules and regulations on piloting drones. 


He is the author of a number of books including The Complete Guide to Drones, The Smart Smart Home Handbook, 101 Tips for DSLR Video and The Drone Pilot's Handbook