"There was no damage whatsoever," team owner John Cohen told The Associated Press.
"Nothing was taken off the car.
was called to the scene, confirmed it was his
$250,000 race car off the shoulder of the road, and called a tow truck to take it back to their shop in suburban Charlotte.
"It was backwoods," Cohen
"There were no lights around. (The thieves) made sure no one could see them while they were getting rid of the car."
NASCAR driver Travis Kvapil's, not shown, crew …
NASCAR driver Travis Kvapil's, not shown, crew members including owner John Cohen, second from l ...
"Have you seen that show '48 Hours?'" Cohen
Since the No. 44 car wasn't damaged, Cohen
said it should be able to run at Las Vegas with Kvapil behind the wheel.
But, with a winter storm moving through the Southeast this past week, Cohen
sent the hauler to Atlanta a couple of days early.