The Amazing Race: A Corrida Milionária (Portuguese for The Million Dollar Race) is a Brazilian version of the popular franchised reality television show The Amazing Race. Hosted by Rony Curvelo, it is independently produced and aired in a purchased time slot in the Brazilian television network RedeTV!. Applications for the first season were open from January until July 2007, and filming occurred in South America during August and September. The show premiered on October 13, 2007 and ended on January 5, 2008. It is currently unknown if a second season will be produced.
|Team ||Relationship||Position (by leg)||Roadblocks|
|Patrícia & Sane||Friends||3rd||4th||2nd||5th||4th2||3rd||5th||3rd||4th||3rd||1st||2nd||1st||Patrícia 6, Sane 6|
|Jonatas & Rafael||Friends||2nd||1st||9th||1st||2nd||2nd||4th||2ndƒ||3rd||4th||3rd||3rd||2nd||Jonatas 5, Rafael 6|
|Perri & Maristela||Married||1st||3rd||4th||4th||3rd||1st||1st||4th||1st||2nd||2nd||1st||3rd5||Perri 6, Maristela 5|
|Jorge & Sílvia||Married||4th||7th||5th||7th||5th2||5th||3rd||5th||2nd||1stƒ||4th||4th4||Jorge 6, Sílvia 4|
|Débora & Daniela||Sisters||8th||5th||7th||3rd||7th||4th||2nd||1st||5th||5th||Débora 6, Daniela 3|
|Andréa & Luciana||Sisters||9th||8th||6th||6th||1st||7th||6th3||6th||Andréa 5, Luciana 2|
|Milene & Jaqueline||Friends||5th||2nd||8th||8th||6th2||6th||7th||Milene 4, Jaqueline 2|
|Mari Lice & Tâmisa||Mother & Daughter||6th||6th||3rd||2nd||8th||Mari Lice 2, Tâmisa 2|
|Carlos & Eduardo||Father & Son||7th||9th||1stƒ||9th||Carlos 2, Eduardo 1|
|Narciso & Marcelo||Life Partners||10th||10th||Narciso 1, Marcelo 1|
|Sandro & Daniel||Cousins||11th||Sandro 0, Daniel 1|
In leg 3, all teams except Carlos & Eduardo (who took the Fast Forward) completed the roadblock together and were assessed a 30 minute penalty. Therefore, that roadblock is not counted. Jorge & Sílvia and Milene & Jaqueline arrived 4th and 5th respectively, but both teams took an illegal shortcut by driving in the wrong direction on a one-way street. They left in 5th and 6th place respectively at the beginning of Leg 6 after they were assessed a 25-minute penalty. Andréa & Luciana arrived 5th, and were assessed a 30 minute penalty for being "marked for elimination" and not arriving 1st. Only Patrícia & Sane checked in (approximately 10 minutes) before their penalty ended, thus falling to 6th. Jorge & Sílvia arrived 3rd, but were assessed a 30 minute penalty as they were "marked for elimination" and did not arrive at the Pit Stop in 1st. They were not, however, assessed the whole penalty as Jonatas & Rafael checked in 4 minutes before the penalty ended. Perri & Maristela refused to complete a task in the final leg, which resulted in their disqualification halfway through the last episode.
The Detour for this leg was Aventurar ou Procurar ("Adventure or Search"). In Aventurar, teams rappeled down Morro da Urca. In Procurar, teams had to ride a tram to the historical district of Santa Teresa , find Laurinda Santos Lobo Cultural Center and retrieve the clue from a man outside that building. The Roadblock was to correctly identify with signs five specific vegetables patches amongst dozens in the garden.
The Roadblock was to climb down deep into the mine and use the tools provided to dig a gold nugget. The Detour for this leg was Atar ou Desviar ("Tie or Dodge"). In Atar, teams had to tie six kinds of knots following a demonstration. In Desviar, both team members had to run through a paintball field and retrieve a flag from the other side without being hit by the shots fired.
The Roadblock was to find out what were the four food items mentioned in Ary Barroso's song "No Tabuleiro da Baiana": vatapá, carurú, munguzá, and umbú. The team member had to purchase these items and present them to the baiana standing in the Praça da Sé. The Detour for this leg was Vestir ou Andar ("Dress or Walk"). In Vestir, teams had to find the Filhos de Gandhy Cultural Center and dress a mannequin in an orisha costume, using a photograph for reference. In Andar, teams had to walk to the faraway Largo de Santo Antônio and find a capoeira circle.
In the first Fast Forward of the race, the team had to go to the Terreiro de Candomblé Tira-Teima and both members had to shave their heads and make a hair offering to the orishas.
The Roadblock was to retrieve a clue and ten mangrove crabs from a tank. The Detour was Decifrar ou Quebrar ("Decipher or Break"). In Decifrar, teams had to translate a phrase from archaic portuguese and find the monument described. In Quebrar, teams had to break clay pot lids and find a small clue baked inside one of them.
The Roadblock was to assemble a small rocket, transport it and position it in a launch pad. The Detour was Com Emoção ou Sem Emoção ("With Thrills or Without Thrills"). In Com Emoção, teams had to take a thrill ride in a dune buggy. In Sem Emoção, teams had to conduct a dromedary camel across a dune.
The Detour for this leg was Nadar ou Remar ("Swim or Row"). In Nadar, teams had to swim with a bodyboard to a raft a short distance away. In Remar, teams had to kayak a longer distance to a marked sailboat. The Roadblock was to climb the mast of the ship and retrieve a clue.
The Detour for this leg was Aventurar ou Sobreviver ("Adventure or Survival"). In Aventurar, teams had to complete a rope course in the trees, which included a rope bridge and ziplines. In Sobreviver, teams had to assemble an arapuca, an indigenous trap for catching small birds and mammals, with the materials provided. The Roadblock was to carry a 10 kg tambaqui fish to the free market.
The Roadblock required a racer to whisper a code phrase ("The sky is blue") to people in the bus terminal, until they found a someone who would reply with another phrase ("The sea is green"). Once the racer had found one of the secret agents, they would receive their next clue. The Detour was a choice between Compor ou Compositor ("Compose or Composer"). In Compor, teams had to go to the Espaço Galleria dance club and perform a rap incorporating the names of all of the pit stops visited so far on the Race. They would only receive the clue if the crowd approved of the song. In Compositor, the teams had to go to the Espaço Cultural Renato Russo, find a copy of the sheet music of the Brazilian national anthem, and then listen to a pianist performing the song for them.
The Detour in this leg was Terra ou Água ("Dirt or Water"). In Terra, teams had to complete an off-road track driving a 4x4 vehicle. In Água, teams had to assemble a raft using bamboo and banana tree trunks, and cross a small lake. The Roadblock was for the team member to complete ten laps in a go-kart race.
The Detour in this leg was Subir ou Pular ("Climb or Jump"). In Subir, each team member had to climb a medium difficulty rock wall. In Pular, each team member had to climb a 15 meter pole and jump to grab a trapeze bar while blindfolded. The Roadblock had one team member eating 2 kilograms of various meat.
The Fast Forward required the team to go to Macuco Safari and climb 288 steps, rappel down 55 meters, then complete a medium difficulty rafting course.
The Detour in this leg was Skate ou Sebo ("Skate or Second-Hand Bookstore"). In Skate, teams had to go to Drop Dead Skate Park to assemble a skateboard and perform a medium difficulty skateboarding maneuver. In Sebo, teams had to find Figaro Used Book Store and find three items among the thousands of books, records and magazines sold there. The Roadblock was to dig to find one of four Barreado (boiled pieces of meat) in sixty holes.
The Detour in this leg was Limpar Botas ou Limpar Peixes ("Clean Boots or Clean Fish"). In Limpar Botas, teams had to go to the Plaza de Armas and shine 6 pairs of shoes, charging 300 pesos for each. In Limpar Peixes, teams had to transport ten fish in the Mercado Central, gut, skin and fillet four of them, and eat one sea urchin each. The Roadblock required the team member to get a book autographed at a nearby bar, then cart 150 books to Chile's Library of Congress.
The Roadblock required the team member to carry crates filled with apples and crush 1000 apples using farm equipement. The Detour in this leg was Casa ou Concha ("House or Shell"). In Casa, teams had to haul a mobile home out of the lake with the help of two bulls. In Concha, teams had to pull four clam cages out of the water and retrieve 100 clams.