Look carefully, and you can spot the one right turn (slight bend, anyway) on this whole map!
We're not going to stand here and talk about how exciting other forms of racing are. We're just here to make fun of NASCAR, and the thousands and thousands of hours of unidirectional spinning it describes as racing every year. There are big upsides to NASCAR: 100,000 people in a stadium being drunk and weird, the fact that they look like chariot races from ancient Rome, and fire. There's just also the fundamental "this could have been a little more interesting" problem. Just for reference, here is a grand prix course in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia:
This is not a video game, but it should (and definitely will) be.