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Benny Bloss on the Salt Lake City Quarantine Daily Show


Presented by Maxxis

Benny Bloss was on the gas at the 2020 Salt Lake City Five Supercross. The Rocky Mountain ATV-MC/WPS/KTM rider has shown some gradual improvement in his results through the first four races here in Utah, but something clicked on Sunday and he was among the best in the 450 Class. At one point in the afternoon, Bloss had the fastest lap in the final Timed Qualifying session, something we and others admittedly thought was a mistake until he backed it up with another equally quick run moments later. He carried that speed into 450 Heat Race One and outdueled veteran Dean Wilson to take his first win of any kind in the premier class. Bloss was slated for big things in the 450 Main Event, only to have a run-in with another rider badly damage his bike and hinder his result.

With the small break between races, Benny stopped by our Airbnb-studio for a recap of his race day, his return to the Rocky Mountain ATV-MC/WPS/KTM team, training with Robbie Reynard, and how he got so good at Supercross: The Video Game.

Donn Maeda

Donn Maeda is a 30-year veteran in moto-journalism, having worked at Cycle News and Dirt Rider before launching MXracer Magazine and TransWorld Motocross Magazine. Maeda is the Editor-In-Chief at Swapmoto Live and you can catch him on a dirt bike or in the saddle of a mountain bike on most days.

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1 Comment

  1. David Kimmey June 16, 2020

    Nice Job, Anton

    These interviews have been a lot of fun, liked the Starling one as well.

    Looks like no German SX this year, sorry….keep in mind for next year though


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