- The Amazing Race Asia 2
Infobox Television Amazing Race
show_name = The Amazing Race Asia 2
caption = The Amazing Race Asia logo
filming_started = July
2007cite web|url=http://www.straitstimes.com/Free/Story/STIStory_161905.html |title=Hey good-looking, let's race |accessdate=2007-09-28]
num_episodes = 13
countries_visited = 10
continents_visited = 4
cities_visited = 20
winning_team = Adrian & Collin
km_traveled = 51534
number_legs = 12
The Amazing Race Asia 1
The Amazing Race Asia 3
"The Amazing Race Asia 2" is the second season of the
reality television game show" The Amazing Race Asia". The show features ten teams of two, with a pre-existing relationship, in a race around the world to win US$100,000.
This season premiered on
November 22, 2007at 9PM ( UTC+8) and ended on February 14, 2008at 9PM (UTC+8).
Development and filming
"The Amazing Race Asia 2" covered 50,000 kilometres (32,023 miles) in 24 days. [cite web|url=http://www.axn-asia.com/press/2007/10/22/tara2-begin.html |title= The Second Amazing Race Asia Begins! |accessdate=2007-11-16] This season had teams racing across 4 continents. The show adopted newer rules in the US version, such as the non-elimination penalty where the team who checked in last must make it to first place in the next leg or else incur the 30 minute penalty. Production made the Race more competitive by imposing more self-driving and reducing the chance of teams being bunched up on the same airplane flight.cite web|url=http://www.star-ecentral.com/news/story.asp?file=/2007/12/19/tvnradio/19789496&sec=tvnradio |title= Even more thrills in TARA2|publisher= The Star|accessdate=2007-12-24]
This season of "The Amazing Race Asia" had two different penalties for coming in last on a non-elimination leg. While Edwin & Monica were marked for elimination for coming in last on the first leg, Henry & Terri were stripped of all their money and will begin the next leg with no money after coming in last on the sixth leg. Racers were not told that the original non-elimination penalty was still applicable. This twist led to an argument between Henry and host Allan Wu at the Seoul finish mat, when the former was unwilling to give up his team's money.cite web|url=http://www.alivenotdead.com/allanwu/Where-d+the+Fight+Go---profile-78828.html |title=Where'd the Fight Go??|publisher=Alive Not Dead|publishdate=2008-01-04|accessdate=2008-01-12] In the following leg, the penalty reverted to the 'marked for elimination' penalty after Henry & Terri finished last consecutively.
This season featured 10 teams chosen from 2500 applicants, including racers from the original US series.cite web|url=http://www.asiamediajournal.com/pressrelease.php?id=078 |title=The Amazing Race Asia 2 Returns|publisher=Asia Media Journal Online|accessdate=2007-12-24] Final applications were accepted
April 13, 2007(two weeks after the original deadline). This season was also open to the Japanese, who were ineligible for Season 1. Final interviews were held sometime in April or May 2007. Filming took place sometime in June or July 2007. [ [http://amazing-race-asia.axn-asia.com/season2/ The Amazing Race Asia Season 2] ] [ [http://amazing-race-asia.axn-asia.com/season2/downloads/TARA2%20Application-Procedure-05Mar2007.pdf THE AMAZING RACE ASIA (Season 2) - APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS] ]
The current season's cast included reunited siblings, childhood friends, and dating couples. Notably, Adrian is the first hearing-impaired contestant in "The Amazing Race"' franchise. [cite web|url=http://services.inquirer.net/print/print.php?article_id=92821 |title=S'pore team has show's first hearing-impaired contestant|accessdate=2007-09-28] This season also featured a large number of local media personalities or their relatives. Monica represented
Toronto, Canadaand won the 1997 Miss Chinese International Pageant, [cite web|url=http://amazing-race-asia.axn-asia.com/season2/teams/edwin-monica/index.html |title=Edwin & Monica Bio |accessdate=2007-11-12] while Paula is a [Channel V|Channel [V] VJ. Pamela and Vanessa are the sisters of famous Malaysian singer Vince Chong. [cite web|url=http://www.star-ecentral.com/news/story.asp?file=/2007/10/19/tvnradio/19135171&sec=tvnradio |title=Our femme fatales - Four gutsy ladies make up the two Malaysian teams |accessdate=2007-10-19] Kinaryosih is a famous Indonesian movie actress and model, who has also won a Citra award for Best Supporting Actress in 2006. [cite web|url=http://selebriti.kapanlagi.com/kinaryosih/ |title=Kinaryosih |accessdate=2008-02-17 |language=Indonesian] Sophie is a filmmaker for the Discovery Channel, [cite web|url=http://www.sophieteng.com/index.php?id=3 |title=Sophie Teng - About Me |accessdate=2008-02-06] as well as a correspondent for the Asian Film Festival. [cite web|url=http://www.sophieteng.com/index.php?id=2 |title=Film Festival |accessdate=2008-02-06] Marc is a model and host of the Philippine sports show "Sports Unlimited", while Rovilson is a host for another similar show, "Gameplan" and an editor for "Maxim Philippines". [cite web|url=http://eyecandy.abzolute.net/2007/11/25/the-amazing-race-2-asia-cast-marc-nelson-rovilson-fernandze/|title=The Amazing Race season 2 Asia: Marc Nelson & Rovilson Fernandez |accessdate=2008-01-29]
The current season features only two non-Asians. One is Henry, a former
US NavyPetty Officer, who races with his Filipina wife Trinidad (better known as Terri). [cite web|url=http://amazing-race-asia.axn-asia.com/season2/teams/henry-trinidad/index.html |title=Henry & Terri Bio |accessdate=2007-10-13] The other is Aurelia, a Frenchwoman residing in Hong Kong who races with her Singaporean ex-housemate Sophie. [cite web|url=http://amazing-race-asia.axn-asia.com/season2/teams/sophie-aurelia/index.html |title=Sophie & Aurelia Bio |accessdate=2007-10-19]
"The Amazing Race Asia 2" had six official sponsors:
Aviva, Caltex, Nokia Nseries, Sony Electronics Asia Pacific, Bintan Lagoon Resort and Standard Chartered Bank.cite web|url=http://www.aviva-asia.com/index.cfm?pageid=52 |title="New Teams Race across 4 Continents in Asia and Beyond for a No Holds Barred Season 2 of The Amazing Race Asia!"|publisher=Aviva Asia Online|accessdate=2007-02-16] The sponsors played a major role in the series by providing prizes and integrating their products into various tasks. Two special episodes acted as bookends for this season; the first subtitled "Racers Revealed" was shown three weeks before the season premiere while the second, "Memories" aired one week after the season finale. The former contained racer introductions and production insight into the casting process.cite web|url=http://amazing-race-asia.axn-asia.com/story/351/ |title="The Amazing Race Asia 2 - Racers Revealed - A One Hour Special"|publisher=The Amazing Race Asia|accessdate=2007-02-16] The latter featured the racers sharing their favorite memories and highlights of the Race, similar to that of Season 1.
The following teams participated in the Race, with their relationships at the time of filming. [cite web|url=http://www.star-ecentral.com/news/story.asp?file=/2007/10/6/tvnradio/19082676&sec=tvnradio |title=Amazing Race Asia returns |accessdate=2007-10-06] Placements are listed in finishing order:
fnb|1 Brett & Kinaryosih were unable to complete the Detour on Leg 3, since they arrived at the North Shore Rowing Club after business hours-they backed out of the Wall Detour. All remaining teams had checked in, so they were told to go straight to the Pit Stop, where they were eliminated from the Race.
fnb|2 Sophie & Aurelia were unable to complete both the Roadblock and Detour on Leg 4, since they arrived at Okere Falls after closing down for the day. Host Allan Wu arrived at the location to tell them of their elimination.
fnb|3 Leg 5 is a double-length leg and shown over two episodes.
fnb|4 Terri & Henry used their Yield power on Rovilson & Marc who were ahead of them. The Yield had no effect.
fnb|5 Adrian & Collin and Vanessa & Pamela committed errors while arriving at the Pit Stop. They didn't park their vehicles at the designated parking zones and entered through the wrong gates. They had to backtrack to rectify these errors, but those errors did not affect their placements.
*Red means the team was eliminated.
*An underlined Blue means the team was the last to arrive at a pit stop in a non-elimination leg of the race and was thus "marked for elimination", meaning that if that team did not place first on the next leg, they would receive a 30 minute penalty whereas an italicised "Blue" means the team was the last to arrive at a pit stop in a non-elimination leg of the race and had all their money confiscated. They will start at the next leg receiving no money as well.
*A Green ƒ on a team's placement means the team won the Fast Forward clue.
*Matching colors and symbols (+, ^ and ~) indicate teams who worked together during part of the leg as a result of the Intersection route marker.
*A yellow > means that the team who chose to use the Yield; < indicates the team who received it;<> indicates a leg where the Yield was available but not used.
Individual prizes were awarded to the first team to complete a leg.
*Leg 1 –
Nokia N95and N73 mobile phones, one for each team member.
*Leg 2 – $5000 Credit Card issued by
Standard Chartered Bankfor each team member.
*Leg 3 – A one year's supply of fuel sponsored by
*Leg 4 – A
Sony HandycamSR7 for each team member.
*Leg 7 – $5000 Credit Card issued by Standard Chartered Bank for each team member.
*Leg 8 – A Sony Handycam SR7 for each team member.
*Leg 9 –
Nokia N95and N73 mobile phones, one for each team member.
*Leg 11 – A safari trip to
South Africawith whale watching, courtesy of Caltex.
*Leg 12 – US$100,000
Leg 1 (Singapore → Philippines)
Singaporeflagicon|Singapore (Near Singapore River– Asian Civilisations Museum) (Starting Line)
Mount Faber– MerlionStatue)
*Singapore (Suntec City) TAR clue|Detour|Dare or Stair
*Manila (Asian Promenade Park – CCP Complex)
*Manila (Plaza Miranda)
Fort Santiago) TAR clue|Pit Stop|1
The Detour of this leg is "Dare or Stair." In Dare, teams had to take an elevator to the top (45-storey) of the Suntec Tower 3 and then use a rope-and-pulley system to traverse across to the adjacent Tower 4 while suspended 181 m (594 ft) above the ground. In Stair, teams had to climb up 45 floors to the rooftop of Tower 3 and then descend and head to Tower 4 and again climb up 45 floors before receiving their next clue.
*For their first task, teams received a postcard that depicts one of Singapore's many national icons. Teams had to search for a specific taxi cab with the souvenir from their postcard and that taxi driver would hand them their next clue.
*At the Mount Faber route marker, teams picked up a Nokia N95 phone and used its GPS system to guide their Taxi Driver to their next location, Suntec City.
*At the Plaza Miranda, teams had to eat 8
baluts from an egg-seller's store before receiving their next clue from the egg seller.
Leg 2 (Philippines)
*Manila (Green Star Bus Terminal)
*Pila, Laguna (Pila Municipal Center) TAR clue|Roadblock|"Who has an animal instinct?" (Rice Paddy Field)
*Manila (Nuestra Señora de Guia Children's Center and Livelihood Program) TAR clue|Detour|Heel or Wheel
*Santa Cruz, Manila (
Carriedo LRT Station)
Paco Park) TAR clue|Pit Stop|2
In the first Roadblock of the race, one team member had to choose a
carabaoand then lead it around a muddy field to plough it in a figure 8 direction. Their path is clearly marked by posts and race flags and teams have to lead their carabao back to where they started in the correct direction to receive their next clue. Teams are taught beforehand on some of the common vocal commands they may give to help control their carabao. If teams need help, they may ask for it, but will have to return to the starting line again. In this Detour, teams had to choose between Heel or Wheel. In Heel, teams have to match 250 pairs of shoes from a messy pile. All the shoes were mixed up. In Wheel, teams choose one of the work stations and fully assemble a bicycle with just the equipment and parts provided.
*At the Star-Mart station, teams loaded 4 boxes of donation items into a
jeepney. Teams had to ride in the jeepney to deliver the donation boxes to an orphanage in Ermita Shrine before receiving their next clue.
Leg 3 (Philippines → People's Republic of China → New Zealand)
*Hong Kong (
Causeway Bay( Standard Chartered Bankbuilding)
Howick Historical Village)
Auckland Harbour Bridge) TAR clue|Roadblock|"Who wants to take the plunge?"
*Auckland ( [http://www.nsrc.org.nz/ North Shore Rowing Club] / Birkenhead War Memorial Leisure Centre) TAR clue|Detour|Wall or Waka
*Auckland ( [http://www.ascensionvineyard.co.nz/ Ascension Vineyard Matakana] )
*Auckland ( [http://www.spookers.co.nz/ Spookers Haunted House] ) (Forest of Fear) TAR clue|Pit Stop|3
In this Roadblock, one team member had to perform a bungee jump of 40 meters (131 ft) from the Auckland Harbour Bridge. In this Detour, teams had to choose between two sports; Wall or Waka. In Wall, teams had to head to the Birkenhead War Memorial Leisure Centre where each team member had to climb the rock wall once to retrieve one flag each. Then, either of the team member must climb the wall again to grab their next clue. In Waka, teams had to go to
Lake Pupukeand paddle a traditional waka boat around the lake to collect three flags and then return back to receive their next clue.
*At the Standard Chartered Bank building, teams had to count the Hong Kong currency on their tables which included a large pile of notes and also a large stack of coins and will only receive their clue once they state the correct amount to the staff.
*At the historical village, teams had to use a
Sony Cybershotdigital camera to take a picture of three objects representing three different persons in New Zealand culture. Once they're done, they had to proceed to the Howick Courthouse to receive their next clue.
*At the Haunted House, teams had to enter the Old Nurses' Hostel, rumored to be haunted and filled with scary characters, and complete the walk through the haunted house to receive their next clue.
Leg 4 (New Zealand)
Tirau, Waikato ( CaltexGas Station)
Rotorua( [http://www.campervans.co.nz/campervan-hire/campervan-hire-okere-falls.html Okere Falls] Scenic Reserve)
Lake Tikitapu) TAR clue|Roadblock|"Who's the real stick in the mud?"
*Rotorua ( [http://www.hellsgate.co.nz Hell's Gate] ) TAR clue|Detour|Flax or Sticks (
Te Puia Springs)
Whakarewarewa– Pohutu Geyser) TAR clue|Pit Stop|4
In this Roadblock, one team member had to enter the [http://www.hellsgate.co.nz Hell's Gate]
mud bathwhich contains sulphur pools at temperatures of 40°C (104°F). Once inside, teams had to search for a stick to trade for their next clue. In this Detour, teams had to choose between Flax or Sticks. In Flax, teams had to weave traditional Māoriheadbands called a "tipare" out of flax plants and seek approval from the demonstrators of their handicraft before receiving their next clue. In Sticks, teams had to master a traditional Māori stick game called the "titi torea" in which teams had to pass specially carved sticks to each other with a particular rhythm. If teams dropped the sticks, they had to redo the task.
*Teams had to stop by the Caltex gas station and refuel their cars on their way to Rotorua. Teams had to pay for their fuel using a special Caltex card before receiving their next clue from the cashier.
*Before the Roadblock, teams had to perform white water sledging in the cold rapids to receive their next clue.
*At Lake Tikitapu, teams had to drive Agrojet Boats, which are 450-
horsepowerjetboats. One team member had to navigate around buoys on the lake while the other team member instructed them. Teams who managed to complete their task would receive their next clue. If they're unsuccessful, they'll have to re-attempt the challenge.
Leg 5 (New Zealand → Japan → South Korea)
Ginza, Tokyo ( SonyBuilding)
*Tokyo (Shibuya Mark City) TAR clue|Detour|You Catch It or You Cart It
*Tokyo ( [http://www.icebartokyo.com/eng/index.html Icebar Tokyo] ) TAR clue|Roadblock|"Who is cold and calculating?"
Shinagawa Station) to Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture( Hakata Station)
*Fukuoka (International Congress Center) (Leg midpoint; teams are told this is not the Pit Stop and must continue)
*Fukuoka (Hakata Port Ferry Terminal) to
Busan, South Koreaflagicon|South Korea (Busan Harbour Pier 1)
*Busan (Jongro Academy)
*Busan (Jagalchi Market) TAR clue|Yield|Terri & Henry Yielded Rovilson & Marc, who were actually already ahead of them TAR clue|Detour|Slither or Deliver
*Busan (Nurimaru APEC House) TAR clue|Roadblock|"Who has the patience? That's the key."
*Busan (Beomeosa Temple) TAR clue|Pit Stop|5
In this leg's first Detour, teams had to choose between Catch It or Cart It. In Catch It, teams had to scoop 40 goldfish with paddles. However, the paddles were made of
rice paperwhich disintegrated easily in water. In Cart It, teams had to locate a dry cleaner's store and collect a yukatawhich they had to deliver to a certain address. In the first Roadblock, one team member had to decipher an ice block puzzle. The answer would be the name of one of the biggest cities in Japan. Once the team member has figured out the answer, the personnel will hand them their next clue.
In the leg's second Detour, teams had to choose between Slither or Deliver. In Slither, teams had to proceed to the Jugalchi Fish Market where they will have to find a marked fish tank filled with octopus. Each team member must retrieve one 100-year old Korean coin (token) from the bottom of the tank before receiving their next clue. In Deliver, teams had to deliver six meals to three different addresses, some of the delivers in which might have an ambiguous location. In the second Roadblock, teams proceeded to Yongdusan Park and look for a gatekeeper. The team member must then use the key given to search and open one of the locks before the gatekeeper will hand them their next clue. Teams will have to start over if they break their key.
*At the Sony Building, teams had to convince locals to sing a traditional Japanese folk song called "Sakura." While one team member sings along with the local, the other records this on a Sony HD Handycam.
*Before the Detour, teams had to use a picture on their Sony Cybershot digital camera as reference to find a
cosplaying girl to receive their next clue.
*At the Jongro Academy, each team member had to use
taekwondotechniques to break three boards by kicking them before receiving their next clue from the taekwondo master.
Leg 6 (South Korea)
Anseong(Seoil Farm) TAR clue|Roadblock|"Who's Bean the Most Patient?"
Yongin( Korean Folk Village) TAR clue|Detour|Too Ho or Too Heavy
Seoul(Peace Plaza – Olympic Park) TAR clue|Pit Stop|6
In this Roadblock, one team member had to search under the lids of 1,500
soybeanjars until they find one which contains their next clue. One of the jars will contain the clue "plus" a USD 50 bonus from Standard Chartered, which Adrian and Collin won. In this Detour, teams had to choose between Too Ho and Too Heavy. In Too Ho, teams had to play a traditional Korean game where they have to throw three bamboostickets into a cylinder 4.5 m (15 ft) away. In Too Heavy, teams had to deliver 30 logs in a traditional carrying device and deliver it to a woman somewhere inside the village before receiving their next clue.
*At Woncheon Resort, teams had to search among many swan boats for a marked one in which they had to paddle to an offshore buoy to retrieve their next clue.
Leg 7 (South Korea → Germany → Czech Republic)
*Frankfurt (Old Opera House)
Frankfurt (Main) HauptbahnhofStation) to Prague, Czech Republicflagicon|Czech Republic ( Praha hlavní nádraží)
*Prague (Little Shop at Karlova Street building number 3)
*Prague (Kinský Palace – Old Town Square) TAR clue|Roadblock|Who Will Rescue a Damsel in Distress? (And not take all "knight"?)
*Prague (Praha hlavní nádraží) to
Beroun(Beroun Train Station)
*Beroun (Town Square) TAR clue|Detour|Blow or Bow (Nižbor cs icon)
*Karlštejn, Beroun (Karlštejn Castle) TAR clue|Pit Stop|7
In this Roadblock, one team member had to don a full suit of knight armour and then walk around to look for a "damsel in distress", who is standing on a balcony facing the Prince's Hotel. Once teams find her, they have to tie the key to a rope which the "damsel" would exchange for their next clue. In this Detour, teams had to choose between Bow or Blow. In Bow, each team member had to hit a coloured red-and-yellow target using a traditional crossbow. In Blow, teams had to travel to [http://www.ruckl.cz/ Rückl Crystal] and use mechanical tools to cut a star-design on a number of glass bottoms.
*Teams had to search the Charles Bridge for a statue with a hole where their next clue is located.
*At the town square in Beroun, teams had to search among several people with
Nokia N95mobile phones for the one which has their team's picture. Then, they will have to view a video from home before being given their next clue.
Leg 8 (Czech Republic)
*Beroun (Beroun Train Station) to Prague (Praha hlavní nádraží)
*Prague (Petřín Hill Observation Tower)
*Prague (Střelecký Island cs icon, Vltava River)
Prague Castle) TAR clue|Intersection
*Prague (Ice Arena
Letňany) TAR clue|Detour|Snap or Roll
*Prague (Swimming Pool Number 4) TAR clue|Roadblock|Who Wants To Make A Splash?
*Prague ( [http://www.vrtbovska.cz/index_en.php Vrtbovska Garden] ) TAR clue|Pit Stop|8
In this Detour, intersected teams had to choose between Snap or Roll. In Snap, teams had to take photos of three historic monuments in Prague and submit the photographs as evidence before the personnel would hand them their next clue. In Roll, teams had to locate a beer shop and collect two 50-litre (13 gallons) beer kegs and roll it to the [http://www.admiral-botel.cz/ Admiral Botel] . In this Roadblock, one team member had to climb up to a ten-meter high diving board and jump off it into the pool below to receive their next clue.
*Upon arriving at Petrin Hill, teams had to count the number of steps leading to the top of the tower. They wrote their answers on a board and if they were correct, the personnel would hand them their clue.
*Teams had to row a boat 140 degrees southwest to receive their clue. A compass was provided.
*At Ice Arena Letňany, the intersected teams had to score 12 goals in order for them to get their next clue.
Leg 9 (Czech Republic → Hungary)
*Prague (Praha hlavní nádraží) to
Budapest, Hungaryflagicon|Hungary (Keleti Train Station)
*near Budapest (Magyar Farm) TAR clue|Detour|Pitch or Pull
Visegrád( [http://www.canopy.hu/ Extreme Canopy] ) TAR clue|Roadblock|Who wants to ready zoom up in a view?
*Visegrád (Hercules Fountain in Visegrád Castle)
*Visegrád () TAR clue|Pit Stop|9
In this Detour, teams had to choose between Pitch or Pull. In Pitch, teams had to load a large pile of hay into a donkey cart and then go for a ride as a local drives the cart to a nearby farm. In Pull, teams had to milk a goat and obtain 200ml (7 oz) of milk. Then, they had to place the goat in a pen and secure it before receiving their next clue. In this Roadblock, one team member had to experience several legs of
flying foxobstacles while adding up several numbers found around the course which would add up to 1,000. Team members that do not get the correct number will have to restart the task and if there are other teams present, will be sent to the back of the line and have to wait their turn till the other teams in front of them are done or have to restart as well.
*After completing the Roadblock, teams had to identify the landmark printed on the 1000 Ft note, the Hercules Fountain, then make their way to the fountain itself, which was in the Castle of Visegrád.
Leg 10 (Hungary)
*Budapest (Little Princess statue) TAR clue|Fast Forward|Count Fence Posts
Buda Castle) TAR clue|Roadblock|Who is ready for "The Raiders of the Lost Clue"?
*Budapest (Heroes' Square) TAR clue|Yield|Rovilson & Marc Yielded Ann & Diane TAR clue|Detour|Say It or Play It
Gellért Hill– Freedom Monument) TAR clue|Pit Stop|10
In this Fast Forward, teams had to count the number of fence posts on
Erzsébet Bridgeand then with the number obtained, use it to open a safe with the 4-digit figure of fence posts. The first team to open the safe won the Fast Forward award. In this Roadblock, one team member had to take a lantern and search through the dark and confusing labyrinth of tunnels in Buda Castle to search for several chests. However, only one of these contained the team's next clue. In this Detour, teams had to choose between Say It or Play It. In Say It, teams had to correctly pronounce (in full local accent) the names of 14 prominent Hungarian rulers, a potential tongue twister. In Play It, teams had to solve a Rubik's Cube(a Hungarian invention) but were given the option to solve one side by one side (to get the same colour on each side) for all six sides, alternating between team members.
*At Margaret Island, teams had to travel by
pedicabacross the island and search for St. Margaret's resting place. There, they had to retrieve a rabbit soft toy, a symbol of the island, and return it to the person standing at where teams had first mounted the pedicab.
Leg 11 (Hungary → South Africa)
*Cape Town (Signal Hill)
*Cape Town (
Killarney Motor Racing Complex) TAR clue|Roadblock|Who has a need for speed?
Khayelitsha, Cape Town (Intyatyambo Community Project)
*near Cape Town ( [http://www.aquilasafari.com/ Aquila Park Game Reserve] ) TAR clue|Detour|In One End or Out The Other TAR clue|Pit Stop|11
In this Roadblock, one team member must race eight laps around the Killarney racing circuit on a 450-horsepower open-wheel race car. After four laps, they must enter the pit area for a mandatory tune-up. If the team members entered it within seven minutes he/she could immediately exit and complete the task; otherwise, a five-minute time penalty would be incurred. In this Detour, teams had to choose between In One End or Out The Other. For In One End, teams must prepare 100 kg (220 lbs) of food and feed them to the elephants. Only after the elephants finish the entire meal could teams collect their next clue. In Out The Other, teams must clear the elephant stalls of dung onto a marked area, using only the tools provided.
*At the summit of Signal Hill, teams had to search for the correct clue box, among many, containing their next clue.
*Teams had to collect painting supplies from a Standard Chartered vehicle in Khayelitsha and proceed to paint a marked section of the Intyatyambo Community Centre. Teams then had to deliver a R34,500 (about US$5,000) cheque, courtesy of Standard Chartered, to the caregivers of the daycare centre.
*Upon arriving at the Aquila Park Game Reserve, teams each must then pick up their next clue from inside a
Leg 12 (South Africa → Singapore)
*Cape Town (District Six Museum) TAR clue|Detour|Search or Assemble (
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront)
*Cape Town ( [http://www.greenpointcommon.co.za/ Green Point Common] )
*Cape Town (Atlantis Dunes)
*Cape Town (
* Cape Town (Cape Town International Airport) to Singapore flagicon|Singapore (Changi International Airport)
*Singapore (near Singapore River –
Raffles' Landing Site)
Sentosa– Tanjong Beach) TAR clue|Roadblock|Who can flag their worldly knowledge?
*Singapore (Chinese Gardens) TAR clue|Pit Stop (Finish Line)
In the final Detour, teams had to choose between Search or Assemble. In Search, teams had to go The Scratch Patch and search amongst thousands of semi-precious gemstones for the three race stones which were yellow in colour and marked with a red dot. They will trade these three stones for their next clue. In Assemble, teams had to watch a demonstration on how to assemble a wire-frame radio. Once teams had successfully put together a working radio using the tools provided, they would receive their next clue. In this Roadblock, one team member had to grab flags from the ten different countries they visited on the Race and arrange them in the order that they visited them. Once teams got the correct order of correct flags, they would receive the final clue of the race, leading them to the finish line.
*At the District Six Museum, they would search for a Sony
VAIOlaptop and enter the name of a street of District Six which was used as password. When the correct street was entered, the next clue would direct them to read one paragraph from a designated marker before receiving their next clue.
*Teams had to travel to the main venue of the
2010 FIFA World Cupand attempt to score three goals against a goal keeper.
*At the sand dunes, teams had to ride quad bikes and travel along a marked course and search for their next clue hidden along the track, with 18 marked areas with a bucket. Underneath one bucket is the teams' next clue while underneath the rest is an hourglass teams have to overturn and wait for the sand to run out before they can continue on.
*At Cape Point, after taking the funicular up to the summit, teams had to guess which was the next, and final country they will be flying to - Singapore.
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