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"I'm Like Ricky Bobby"
Version United States
Season Season 15
Episode Number 4/11 (172)
First Broadcast October 18, 2009
Episode Chronology
Previous "Sean Penn Cambodia Here We Come"
Next "Do It for the Hood! Do It for the Suburbs!"
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I'm Like Ricky Bobby is the fourth episode of The Amazing Race 15.

Story

Route Markers

The order of departure from Wat Phnom are as follows:

  1. Sam & Dan (12:25 pm)
  2. Flight Time & Big Easy (12:27 pm)
  3. Brian & Ericka (12:30 pm)
  4. Gary & Matt (12:35 pm)
  5. Meghan & Cheyne (12:37 pm)
  6. Lance & Keri (12:47 pm)
  7. Mika & Canaan (12:49 pm)
  8. Maria & Tiffany (12:55 pm)

Teams must fly to Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Once there, teams must make their way to the Dubai Fountain to sign up for one of two groups that will ride the elevator to the 120th floor of the Burj Dubai, which was still under construction at the time of filming, where they will find their next clue.

Teams must travel by taxi to Park #P2 at the Dubai Mall and choose a marked car. Then they must drive themselves to the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, where they will then ride 4x4s to their next clue.

The Fast Forward instructions were given to them after finding their clue at the Burj Dubai.

Teams must travel to the Dubai Autodrome where one team member has to operate a Formula Three open wheel race car and complete a single lap around the track of the Dubai Autodrome in 45 seconds or less. If successful, they would win the Fast Forward and be driven to the Pit Stop. Meghan & Cheyne won the Fast Forward.

The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock would have to search the Desert Reserve for a series of urns buried in the sand. Some of the urns contain water, while others are empty. When they've found enough water to fill their bag, they will give it to a Bedouin and his thirsty camels to receive their next clue.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Teams must drive themselves to Ski Dubai to find their next clue.

Choice A: Build a Snowman
Teams would have to take snow from Ski Dubai and carry it outside, to build a traditional snowman, complete with two coal eyes, carrot nose and a top hat, before the snow melts. If the snowman is to the attendant's satisfaction, she will hand them their next clue.

Gary & Matt, Lance & Keri, Maria & Tiffany, Mika & Canaan, and Sam & Dan chose this task.

Choice B: Find a Snowman
Teams would have to ride the ski lift to the top of the artificial mountain. At the top, they must sled down to the bottom, and dig through piles of snow for a toy snowman buried within it. Once they've found it, they'll give it to a person in a polar bear suit who'll hand them their next clue.

Brian & Ericka and Flight Time & Big Easy chose this task.

Teams must drive themselves to Souk Madinat Jumeirah to check in.

For coming in first place, Meghan & Cheyne won a trip for two to Jamaica, provided by Travelocity.

Leaderboard

Legend:
     First Place •      Eliminated     Last placer in Non-Elimination Leg     Saved from elimination by the Salvage Pass or The Save     Season winner •      Season 2nd place •      Season 3rd place • Used the Fast Forward



MeghanCheyne
 1st place 
Meghan & Cheyne
Dating
BrianEricka
 2nd place 
Brian & Ericka
Married
FlightTimeBigEasy
 3rd place 
Flight Time & Big Easy
Harlem Globetrotters
GaryMatt
 4th place 
Gary & Matt
Father/Son
SamDan
 5th place 
Sam & Dan
Brothers
MariaTiffany
 6th place 
Maria & Tiffany
Professional Poker Players
MikaCanaan
 7th place 
Mika & Canaan
Newly Dating
LanceKeri
 ELIMINATED 
Lance & Keri
Engaged

Trivia

  • This episode's title is said by Cheyne, describing to himself as a race-car driver.

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