‘The Amazing Race’: Did you predict who would be eliminated on ‘Full Speed Ahead, Captain’?

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Did you foresee which of the seven couples competing in “Full Speed Ahead, Captain,” the seventh leg of “The Amazing Race,” was going to be sent packing? If you got that result right, why are you not taking part in our predictions contest? Every week, someone will win a $100 Amazon gift certificate and the top place on our leaderboards. Do you have what it takes to be the best among the most fervent fans of the “Race”?

To get started CLICK HERE or scroll down and make your first prediction using our easy drag-and-drop menu. Don’t worry, you can keep changing your predictions right up until show time. But we urge you not to wait till then.

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Why? Because your predictions will factor into our official racetrack odds that are pored over by other “Race” fans and TV execs who want to know which teams you love and hate, who you want to win and who you are desperate to see get a send-off.

Many of our readers (38%) already taking part in the predictions contest got it right that newlyweds Cindy and Rick would be eliminated. Denise and James had started the leg in last and barely avoided elimination. 

A plurality of our predictors (40%) were correct that powerhouse players Justin and Diana would finish first for the fourth time. Other than a 9th place finish in the first leg, they have always been either the first or second team to the mat. 

Congratulations to Vinny, one of six contest players to get 100% accuracy by predicting correctly: that Cindy and Rick would be eliminated, that Justin and Diana would win this leg and that no one would be successfully U-turned. If eligible, as per our contest rules, Vinny will win a $100 Amazon gift certificate.

Check out the overall Season 27 leaderboard to the right.

Rov jumps to the top with overall accuracy of 77% and 4,471 points. He is now ahead of six readers who are all tied at 73% accuracy: Erik10101, Eric123, Brulash82, Jason Nolette, Adam Rock and Ain’t No Elitist. Ties for top accuracy are broken by points so it is vital that you place your three big bets (500 points and two of 200 points).

There are still many weeks left to play in our contest and be eligible to win both our weekly and overall season prizes. Don’t forget to update YOUR predictions here.

To make your weekly predictions, just log in to your account (or create a free one), click on “The Amazing Race” button and start answering questions like:

Which team will win ‘The Amazing Race’?

Which team will be eliminated next?

Which team will place first in this leg?

Which team will be successfully U-turned?

Answer our questions before every episode and you will earn points based on correct predictions. The deadline for the next episode is this coming Friday at 5 p.m. PT. 

To enter your predictions, make sure you are logged into your Gold Derby account or register for a free account via Facebook, Twitter or Google.

After logging in, click on the “Predictions” button found at the top-right of every page. That will bring you to a list of every event currently being predicted at Gold Derby.

We are forecasting everything from the results on reality TV shows like “The Amazing Race” and “Survivor” to the winners of the Oscars and the Country Music Assn. Awards. 

Click on any box to bring up that event, then scroll down to start making your predictions.

For each TV show, cast your votes on several different questions relating to the upcoming episode. And remember to place your special bets too. 

Below, get started with your predictions for “The Amazing Race” by picking which team will be eliminated next by using our easy drag-and-drop menu. 

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