– After chasing the elusive first place position all season, finally, Wrestlers Nick and Matt claim top spot and earn round-trip tickets from Air Canada to Amsterdam, plus free gas for a year from Petro-Canada™ –
– Next week: Teams race on to the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia, where a Road Block has some racers ramped up, leaving others in their wake –
– Season 3 averaging 2.6 million total viewers, with an impressive 1.1 million A25-54 viewers –
– Exclusive content available at CTV.ca/TheAmazingRaceCanada –
– Follow @AmazingRaceCDA for updates on Season 3 –
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TORONTO, Sept. 3, 2015 /CNW/ - Following tonight's episode, all five teams will continue racing to the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia in next week's episode of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, airing Wednesday, September 9 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO. Another grueling leg, with extreme heat and chaos on the streets, East Coast brothers Brent and Sean struggled to hail cabs and tame catfish in Delhi, India. Falling behind, the brothers arrived last to the Pit Stop at Humayun's Tomb, but were spared from elimination.
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Episode 309 Recap
From the Pit Start in Kolkata, all five teams travelled to Delhi, India's capital city, and one of the most populated places in the world. Once there, teams had to locate the Ghazipur Fish Market and deliver 20 live catfish using a basket. Slimy, squirming catfish took over this challenge, causing Brent and Sean to slip behind the pack. Teams then made their way by tuk-tuk to Faily-Bartha Village, where the Road Block had one team member tying three different turbans on local men for a wedding party. Nick and Matt took the lead and were first to depart to the M Block Market in Greater Kailash in search of their next clue.
At the Detour, teams chose between slam it or spice it. In slam it, racers had to learn a series of seven different wrestling moves and perform them in the correct order. In spice it, teams got a taste of the daily grind in India's largest wholesale spice market. Racers had to use a mortar and pestle to manually grind up chili peppers to a fine grind.
Aiming for the top spot all season, and coming close many times, Nick and Matt finally did it, and were the first to arrive at the Pit Stop Humayun's Tomb, winning the leg. Host Jon Montgomery greeted them with their leg prize – round-trip tickets from Air Canada to Amsterdam, plus free gas for a year from Petro-Canada.
Last night's episode will encore this Saturday, September 5 at 8 p.m. ET/PT and Sunday, September 6 at 5 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO – and is also now available on demand at CTV GO. All-new episodes of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA air Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO. Episodes 1–8 are also now streaming on CraveTV™, with new episodes available a week after the broadcast premiere. Previous seasons are also now streaming on CraveTV.
On the next episode of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA (Wednesday, September 9 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO), teams race to the beautiful Okanagan Valley in British Columbia, where a Road Block has some racers ramped up, leaving others in their wake. Teams search high and low for a mini Jon Montgomery figurine, and a double U-turn has racers pushing their limits, and each other's buttons.
The five remaining teams still competing for the biggest grand prize in Canadian television history are:
- Brent and Sean – Brothers – Musquodoboit Harbour, N.S.
- Dujean and Leilani – Exes – Toronto and Halifax, N.S.
- Gino and Jesse – Brothers – Hamilton
- Nick and Matt – Wrestling Teammates – Newmarket, Ont. and Stouffville, Ont.
- Simi and Ope – Father and daughter – Burnaby, B.C.
The most-watched television program in Canada this summer, seven weeks of final data confirms THE AMAZING RACE CANADA's average audience for the first seven episodes of Season 3 is 2.6 million total viewers, with an impressive 1.1 million A25-54 viewers.
For more on THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, fans can visit CTV.ca/TheAmazingRaceCanada for exclusive content, including team videos, bios, full episodes, sneak peeks, and extras.
The three premier sponsors for THE AMAZING RACE CANADA are Air Canada, Chevrolet Canada, and BMO Financial Group. Dairy Queen® Canada, Mentos, and Petro-Canada also return to partner with the juggernaut hit series.
Racer Twitter Accounts:
Brent – @brentasweeney
Sean – @SeanASweeney
Brian and Cynthia – @BrianCynthia_MB
Dana – @dana7h
Amanda – @amj839
Dujean – @Ruthlessraze1
Leilani – @leilanimayaross
Gino – @g_montani
Jesse – @jessemontani
Hamilton – @HamCElliott
Michaelia – @MichaeliaDrever
Max – @MaxAltamuro
Elias – @eliastheodorou
Neil – @Race_Dad
Kristin – @sincerley_kris
Nic and Sabrina – @Nic_SabrinaTARC
Nick – @asylum1240
Matt – @mattrlp123
Simi – @simifaq
Ope – @O_Siyoyo
Susan – @hayresk13
Sharnjit – @Sharnkgill
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