And now Jennifer Jo Cobb doesn't think that fellow racer Mike Harmon should even be allowed to race this weekend in Charlotte because of what has gone down in the last 72 hours.
"Absolutely not, of course but that's not my call," she told WBTV in an interview. "I absolutely feel in danger, absolutely. I've heard some of the things he's been saying to media. I heard that was a quote about going for the jugular, what does that mean? What does that mean?"
Harmon says he has an alibi at the time of the theft- that he was at the Darlington Raceway in South Carolina. He admits that he and Cobb have had business disagreements in the past, but they're being handled in a business-like manner away from the track.
Here's the update that includes Cobb's first public comments...
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Cobb is currently in Charlotte for the weekend's races with borrowed equipment and she has been giving props to everyone who has been helping her efforts to stay behind the wheel.
From her Facebook page:
Big shout out 2my crew chief, Dan Kolanda 4 keeping a great attitude today &getting our truck better w out our supply of shocks/springs & everything else. Very proud of entire crew! #NeverGiveUp
Cobb also told WBTV that this is all part of a civil matter involving her and a former team partner - a man with whom she had a romantic relationship - named David Novak. NASCAR has commented publicly that they know the situation exists, but they're not involved in the situation...