#1 - Oct. 4, 2023, 7:01 a.m.
Blizzard Post

Mount up and rediscover the skies of the Eastern Kingdoms with a new Dragonriding racing event arriving in Azeroth.

“The Riders of Azeroth invite dragonriders to compete in races throughout the Eastern Kingdoms! Talk to Lord Andestrasz in Valdrakken for more information.”

When: October 4–17
Where: Begins in Valdrakken, Stormwind, and Orgrimmar

With fourteen races spread across the Eastern Kingdoms, dragonriders will have a skyful of options for challenging courses in Normal, Advanced, and Reverse variations. Head to Valdrakken and speak to Lord Andestrasz near the Rostrum of Transformation to pick up the initial quest.

Blasted Lands Bolt (Blasted Lands) Ironforge Interceptor (Dun Morogh)
Booty Bay Blast (Booty Bay) Krazzworks Klash (Twilight Highlands)
Deadwind Derby (Deadwind Pass) Loch Modan Loop (Loch Modan)
Elwynn Forest Flash (Elwynn Forest) Plaguelands Plunge (Eastern Plaguelands)
Fuselight Night Flight (The Badlands) Redridge Rally (Redridge Mountains)
Gilneas Gambit (Gilneas) Searing Slalom (Searing Gorge)
Gurubashi Gala (Stranglethorn Vale) Twilight Terror (Twilight Highlands)

Rewards For a Fancy Flight

In addition to earning achievements for completing races, The Eastern Kingdom’s brave racers can earn Riders of Azeroth Badges. These can be exchanged for unique items and rewards from Maztha in Valdrakken or Dathendrash in Stormwind and Orgrimmar.

Some rewards you can choose from include a new skin color customization for the Winding Slitherdrake and pieces to build the adventurous Drake Racer Dragonriding transmog set so you can dash through the skies with panache.

Brand New Dragon Customizations:
Customizations (Previously Dropped from Racing World Quests, Now Purchasable):
Previous Rewards:
Drake Racer’s Transmog Set:
Purchased Everything? You Can Repeatedly Buy:

The sky’s the limit (unless you’re trying to beat the timer); may the winds be at your back as you go for the gold.