This type of competition today is a time trial between two or more racers over a short distance of 1/4 mile. Participants go to the starting line, lining up on it, and wait for the command “Start!”. At the signal, they accelerate in a straight line in order to reach the finish line in the shortest time possible. When crossing the finish line, the time indicator and final speed are recorded, which determines the winner. The finish line is considered to be the moment when the most protruding part of the motorcycle with the athlete on it crosses the corresponding line. At the time of the finish, the referee lowers the flag.

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