STARTING POINT: Truth or Consequences, NM
MIDWAY MARK: Radio Observatory in Socorro, NM
PRE-CHECKPOINT SPOT: Alma, NM
CHECKPOINT #7: Thunder Raceway in Show Low, AZ
The strong winds in New Mexico get the best of Team VW & Team Avalanche early on. By the end, snow hammers the Show Low area.
The results are as follows. Winning with a total time of six hours and two minutes is...
...for the second straight week, Team Corvette! Finishing last with a time of six hours and 26 minutes is...
...Team Solstice, sending them to their second straight Elimination Challenge. Joining them in fifth place with a time of six hours and 23 minutes is...
...Team VW; they're also making back-to-back challenge appearances. And Team Corvette decides that...
...you guessed it, Team Avalanche's going to their fourth Elimination Challenge!
ELIMINATION CHALLENGE #7: While in stunt cars, each team gets three chances to post the fastest lap time possible while driving around a racetrack covered in dirt. Along the way, they're being chased by police cars. Only the best lap time from each team counts at the end; the team with the worst such time is eliminated.
1. Team Avalanche
2. Team VW
3. Team Solstice
Like this week's stage, this challenge was close, too. By ONE TENTH OF A SECOND, the winners with a time of 43.46 are...
...Team VW. The seventh team eliminated this season, with a time of 58.13, turns out to be...
...Team Solstice- Theresa & Tony Williams.
Because of special programming, there will be no episode next week.