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PHOTOS: MB Drift’s ‘Back in the Ring’ at Rockingham Speedway

Cameron Griffin, right, leads a run with Cameron Swaim trying to match his moves in the top 16 bracket during MB Drift's Back in the Ring on April 29 at Rockingham Speedway. See more photos below. Photos by William R. Toler - Richmond Observer

ROCKINGHAM — Thirty-two drivers went head-to-head on Rockingham Speedway’s infield road course Saturday for “Back in the Ring,’ MB Drift’s first competitive round of 2023.

Last season’s winner, Justin Bauer, qualified first, followed by Wade Smith and Nick Abbott who qualified second and third, respectively.

The drivers made tandem runs in a bracket-style format, with the final battle coming down to Abbott and 2021 season winner Joe Busam.


The RO will have more on the competition later.

See photos of the action below.

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