At over 120+mph . . . that's incredibly fast to be moving with nothing but packed dirt under your two wheels. Track preparation is crucial. You need equipment for track preparation, you need the track-prep managers to exchange information on "how it's done" for motorcycles. It's different than horses. Accidents happen and they've made positive track and safety improvements since the days of Leonard & Resweber . . . Flat track motorcycle racing is a dangerous sport - even for professionals.