One thing I've noticed is that the haters are the most vocal (hiding behind a keyboard) in this day of social media.
You must be talking about yourself, keyboard cowboy. I'm at the races, all disciplines and I've started countless threads of my weekends. I've met the riders, been guests of the teams, talked with the engineers and had some cool times. Everyone here knows I've been to WorldSBK, SuperCross, MotoGP, MotoCross De Nations, ArenaCross, AMA Nationals, NASCAR, X Games and others. You still haven't left your mother's basement.