20 Reasons to Get Excited For The Amazing Race Premiere

1. "Go Big Or Go Home"

Host Phil Keoghan starts the 25th season of THE AMAZING RACE in Times Square, the heart of New York CIty on the new season of THE AMAZING RACE, premiering on its new day and time, Friday, Sept. 26 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Pictured L-R: Misti and Jim, Phil Keoghan, Michael and Scott, Lisa and Michelle, Kym and Ali, Keith and Whitney, Brooke and Robbie, Dennis and Isabelle, Amy and Maya, Adam and Bethany Photo: John Paul Filo/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Phil kicks off the Race

2. Phil kicks off the Race

Host Phil Keoghan starts the 25th season of THE AMAZING RACE in Times Square, the heart of New York CIty on the new season of THE AMAZING RACE, premiering on its new day and time, Friday, Sept. 26 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Pictured: Host Phil Keoghan Photo: John Paul Filo/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Ready to race

3. Ready to race

Host Phil Keoghan starts the 25th season of THE AMAZING RACE in Times Square, the heart of New York CIty on the new season of THE AMAZING RACE, premiering on its new day and time, Friday, Sept. 26 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Pictured L-R: Timothy and Te Jay, Shelley and Nici, Misti and Jim, Phil Keoghan, Michael and Scott Photo: John Paul Filo/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Nici and Shelley

4. Nici and Shelley

Host Phil Keoghan starts the 25th season of THE AMAZING RACE in Times Square, the heart of New York CIty on the new season of THE AMAZING RACE, premiering on its new day and time, Friday, Sept. 26 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Pictured L-R: Nici and Shelley Photo: John Paul Filo/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Running down the stairs

5. Running down the stairs

Host Phil Keoghan starts the 25th season of THE AMAZING RACE in Times Square, the heart of New York CIty on the new season of THE AMAZING RACE, premiering on its new day and time, Friday, Sept. 26 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Pictured L-R: Amy and Maya, Whitney, Kym, Keith, Brooke and Robbie Photo: John Paul Filo/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Phil at the starting line

6. Phil at the starting line

Host Phil Keoghan starts the 25th season of THE AMAZING RACE in Times Square, the heart of New York CIty on the new season of THE AMAZING RACE, premiering on its new day and time, Friday, Sept. 26 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Pictured: Host Phil Keoghan Photo: Heather Wines/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Adam and Bethany

7. Adam and Bethany

Host Phil Keoghan starts the 25th season of THE AMAZING RACE in Times Square, the heart of New York CIty on the new season of THE AMAZING RACE, premiering on its new day and time, Friday, Sept. 26 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Pictured L-R: Adam and Bethany Photo: Heather Wines/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Amy and Maya

8. Amy and Maya

Host Phil Keoghan starts the 25th season of THE AMAZING RACE in Times Square, the heart of New York CIty on the new season of THE AMAZING RACE, premiering on its new day and time, Friday, Sept. 26 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Pictured L-R: Amy and Maya Photo: Heather Wines/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Brooke and Robbie

9. Brooke and Robbie

Host Phil Keoghan starts the 25th season of THE AMAZING RACE in Times Square, the heart of New York City on the new season of THE AMAZING RACE, premiering on its new day and time, Friday, Sept. 26 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network
Ali and Kym

10. Ali and Kym

Host Phil Keoghan starts the 25th season of THE AMAZING RACE in Times Square, the heart of New York City on the new season of THE AMAZING RACE, premiering on its new day and time, Friday, Sept. 26 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Pictured L-R: Ali and Kym Photo: Heather Wines/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Getting ready to begin

11. Getting ready to begin

Host Phil Keoghan starts the 25th season of THE AMAZING RACE in Times Square, the heart of New York City on the new season of THE AMAZING RACE, premiering on its new day and time, Friday, Sept. 26 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Pictured L-R: Michael and Scott, Lisa and Michelle, Kym and Ali, Keith and Whitney Photo: Heather Wines/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Teams are set to go

12. Teams are set to go

Host Phil Keoghan starts the 25th season of THE AMAZING RACE in Times Square, the heart of New York CIty on the new season of THE AMAZING RACE, premiering on its new day and time, Friday, Sept. 26 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Pictured L-R: Timothy and Te Jay, Shelley and Nici, Misti and Jim Photo: Heather Wines/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Looking for Blackbeard's treasure

13. Looking for Blackbeard's treasure

In this Road Block, Wrestlers Brooke (left) and Robbie (right) must find Blackbeard's treasure using a shovel, a compass, and the provided coordinates on the new season of THE AMAZING RACE, premiering on its new day and time, Friday, Sept. 26 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Heather Wines/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Completing a Road Block

14. Completing a Road Block

In this Road Block, Amy must find Blackbeard's treasure using a shovel, a compass, and the provided coordinates on the new season of THE AMAZING RACE, premiering on its new day and time, Friday, Sept. 26 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Heather Wines/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Working together

15. Working together

In this Road Block, College Sweethearts Timothy (left) and Te Jay (right) must find Blackbeard's treasure using a shovel, a compass, and the provided coordinates on the new season of THE AMAZING RACE, premiering on its new day and time, Friday, Sept. 26 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Heather Wines/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
The first pit stop

16. The first pit stop

Host Phil Keoghan (left) waits at the Pit Stop in Fort Christian, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands on the new season of THE AMAZING RACE, premiering on its new day and time, Friday, Sept. 26 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Heather Wines/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Adam and Timothy

17. Adam and Timothy

In this Road Block, Adam (left) and Timothy (right) must find Blackbeard's treasure using a shovel, a compass, and the provided coordinates on the new season of THE AMAZING RACE, premiering on its new day and time, Friday, Sept. 26 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Heather Wines/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Keith searches

18. Keith searches

In this Road Block, Keith must find Blackbeard's treasure using a shovel, a compass, and the provided coordinates on the new season of THE AMAZING RACE, premiering on its new day and time, Friday, Sept. 26 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Heather Wines/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Shelley

19. Shelley

In this Road Block, Shelley must find Blackbeard's treasure using a shovel, a compass, and the provided coordinates on the new season of THE AMAZING RACE, premiering on its new day and time, Friday, Sept. 26 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Heather Wines/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Scott searches

20. Scott searches

In this Road Block, Scott must find Blackbeard's treasure using a shovel, a compass, and the provided coordinates on the new season of THE AMAZING RACE, premiering on its new day and time, Friday, Sept. 26 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Heather Wines/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved