Oval racing is, in fact, really hard. Staying on full throttle for that long is exhausting and mentally draining for even the best of drivers.
But lawdy, is it boring to watch. (To me at any rate.)
However, I’ll make an exception for these guys, who decided to ditch the massive, 2+ mile long oval speedways, in favor of a banked version of your standard issue high school track and field oval: