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Laps of luxury

At a vintage car race -- with a starting grid worth more than a NASCAR race's -- Page 2's Don Barone found rich guys racing very expensive cars.

Updated: July 29, 2006, 2:42 PM ET
By Don Barone | Special to Page 2

HALIFAX COUNTY, Va. -- It's a $30 million starting grid.

The least expensive race car is valued around $200,000.

The most expensive: a million, easy.

When the green flag drops, the first six cars speed toward Turn 1 with groans of sheet metal as they race for a turn made for two.

The crowd stands, snapping digital pictures, many witnessing their first $3 million traffic jam.

And there's not a NASCAR hat or T-shirt to be found.

It's the weekend of the ...

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