Teams haul ass for marked cars except for Erwin/Godwin who arranged for a local escort on the plane.
Tyler/James take the early lead.
Other teams try to pass on the road, sparking some tempers.
The backpackers leave in 5th, 6th and 7th.
Dustin/Kandice recall having a loved one "fighting here." They get lost and ask directions.
Rob/Kim, Tyler/James, find the towers first.
Woman: Go up the elevator.
Atop the highest floor, They take numbers. It opens at 11:00.
D/K arrive in 3rd. P/S arrive there in 4th but grab #3.
The four celebrate their good luck.
The local gets them to the towers.
David: They're here.
Mary: Aw, gawd!
L/K pull the number in 5th. D/M 6th.
Teams speculate: Is it a jump??
CLUE, FAST FORWARD.
Phil: Only two on the entire race. This one, teams drive 18 miles to an oil field, using protective gear, approach a simulated oil well fire. Reach the cluebox near the raging fire and retrieve the FF from inside it.
Who's strong in both mind and body?
Climb the ladder that curves around to the top of this tower. Retrieve puzzle pieces. On the ground, additional pieces. The puzle reveals the name of the street on which this marked stall resides.
Most teams eschew the Roadblock, not needing it.
Erwin/Godwin decide if D/M want the FF, they can have it.
Meanwhile, they tell the blondes they'll do it, scaring the blondes away from it.
Dave/Mary agree with Erwin/Godwin to go for it.
In the elevator: We were just blocking so that you could go for it.
Mary hugs the Cho brothers.
Mary conf: They put the race on the line for us. It would break my heart if the Cho brothers would be eliminated.
E/G conf: It's a bit of a risk for us, since we're now in last. And heights are one of our biggest fears.