By Patrick Reynolds
Race fans wait patiently through the chilly winter for Florida Speedweeks action to cure their cases of cabin fever. Throughout springtime, national and regional events gradually christen tracks and series. Independence Day and Labor Day set the table for big summer events. Autumn weekends decide the championships. But for my money, May holds the motorsports heavyweight belt with the best collection of biggest races.
The first weekend of the month means one word.
Restrictor plate events provide the most unpredictable races in NASCAR. Eyes focus on these events with their propensity for passing, multi-wide racing, unpredictable winners, and the possibility for dramatic pileups. Sometimes wild, sometimes criticized, but always an attention grabber, NASCAR’s biggest superspeedway kicks off the month of May. Read On!