Shocking: NASCAR Xfinity Team Reports Stolen Race Car and Trailer, Announces a $5,000 Reward

Published 08/17/2020, 8:23 AM EDT


NASCAR Xfinity’s Mike Harmon Racing, a team that recorded one of its best results in NASCAR with a 14th and a 17th place finish on Saturday at Daytona, revealed shocking news.

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Soon after the race, they were shocked when they found out that they had been robbed in Kingsland, Georgia. A hauler, dulley, and one of the cars went missing between 2 am and 6 am that night, they revealed in a social media post.

The team was returning from the Daytona International Speedway. As per the team, the items stolen are – Silver Ford F-350 Dulley, Slate Gray 32’ hauler, No. 47 Chevy Camaro inside the hauler, and all the equipment inside the car. Kyle Weatherman drives the No. 47 car in the Xfinity Series.

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Trailer spotted; reward announced for finding equipment

The team said that they are working with the Kingsland Police Department. They had no information initially apart from that of the stolen items. The team urged users and followers on social media to spread the word.

The NASCAR Xfinity team then sent out another update saying that surveillance cameras spotted their trailer headed South on Interstate 95 towards Florida. That is the last known location of the trailer.

The team later announced a $5,000 reward for the successful recovery of the equipment. They announced the same on Twitter.

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The search continues for NASCAR Xfinity Car

In another update, the team said that their vehicles and other items have tracking devices, urging the public to contact authorities with any information.

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“If you have seen or know the whereabouts of the stolen items, please contact the local authorities,” Mike Harmon Racing’s tweet added.

Weatherman finished in 17th place at the Daytona Road Course. The team’s other driver Bayley Currey was 14th.

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Aayush Majumdar

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Aayush Majumdar is a NASCAR content strategist, a Tennis Writer, and a sports analyst at EssentiallySports. He is well-tenured as a tennis and NASCAR writer, with over 900 articles across both sports. After pursuing a Post Graduate program in Sports Management, Aayush explored various roles in Sports Media, including a Sports Reporting role at a leading English daily.

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