Some riders who are just starting out riding motocross get nervous about riding on the same track as more experienced riders. They fear that the might get landed on or tangled up with another rider. The best advice I can
If you don’t do this, you will need to make a more concentrated effort when you apply the clutch or brake. This will result in you not using the controls any where near as much as you should be. You need to take the time to force your self into the habit of using one finger on the brake and two on the clutch. When you do this you will have increased stability and control over the bike.