The History of Supercross Motorcycle Racing Motorcycle racing evolved almost as soon as motorcycles were available for sale. However, that type of motorcycle racing is different from most of the races that take place today. In the past, motorcycle racing was like most other forms of racing. It often took place on flat tracks. All supercross racing tracks are man-made. This means that they are artificially made. Since supercross tracks are artificial, but they also need to provide excitement for the racers, as well as the fans, most tracks are filled with obstacles, such as sharp turns and huge jumps. Depending on the supercross track in question, the track is made with the use of heavy machinery. While making the decision to participate in supercross motorcycle racing, whether it be on an amateur or a professional level, you need to remember one thing. Riding a motorcycle, let alone over jumps, is difficult for many individuals to do. If you are inexperienced at motorcycle riding, you are advised to take a motorcycle training course. That trial and error will allow you to determine what does and does not work for you and your bike. Perhaps, the greatest benefit of participating in supercross motorcycle racing, or even motocross racing, is the excitement. As previously mentioned, supercross motorcycle racing, as well as motocross racing, is considered action packed. With supercross motorcycle racing, the goal of the race is to not only make it through the tough course, but to finish first. This goal typically takes place in the final feature, often known as the main event; however, the main event is not all that supercross motorcycle racing has. As with many other forms of racing, including professional stockcar racing, supercross motorcycle racing using qualifying races and heat races. One of the reasons being that you can see all of the action, since the supercross tracks are smaller and usually indoors. Of course being able to see the action is one of the reasons why supercross motorcycle racing is so popular, but the action is a reason all on its own. As previously mentioned, supercross racing tracks are usually man-made.