He has nothing left to prove. He is the Best MX racer in the history of the world. No one has won more titles. Why beat yourself up. Try something new and see how it goes. I hope that MB2 step up the program. The current line up can't even get competitive right now. Ginn is supposed to step up the program and with luck Ginn can take a big Gibbs Racing step and run good with Mark Martin next year. RC should be fine. H*ll, If Pastrana can run competitive in a ralley car then why can't RC run NASCAR?
Perhaps he just needs a new challenge. We all need to be challenged at times. Fear... trying something new and not knowing if we'll be successful... that's what makes life interesting! Good luck, Ricky! Carpe diem!