Wade's attorney, Charles Dresow, didn't cross-examine Fieri. But he objected to testimony about the car's price and a reference to Fieri's celebrity status. Both sides began closing arguments and the case was expected to go to the jury.

When the host of the Food Network's "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives" stepped down, he walked outside and talked to a gathering of Bay Area news reporters.

The chatty chef said he didn't hold any grudges against whoever stole his car on March 8, 2011, while it was awaiting service at a San Francisco dealership.

The insurance company paid it off long before it was discovered last year in a Richmond storage facility rented by Wade.

Fieri said he expected it would turn up overseas.

"Like I said I'm just happy that it's done. I miss the car. It was a great car," Fieri said. "But I'm going to move on."

The theft was a minor concern compared to the serious allegations in the case, he said.

Police said Wade rappelled through a skylight at the Van Ness Avenue dealership and grabbed the car, driving it north to Tiburon where he tried to impress a 17-year-old Mill Valley girl by taking her for rides.

More than a year later, he's accused of attempting to gun down the girl and her boyfriend — his romantic rival. Prosecutors said he donned dark clothing and shot at the two as he rode alongside them on a motorcycle.

Detectives followed him after the shooting and found the Richmond storage unit where the Lamborghini was kept. Wade was arrested and charged with car theft and two counts of attempted murder.

Fieri said he received numerous tips about his car before it was discovered across the bay.

"Believe it or not there is more than one yellow, convertible Lamborghini probably in Northern California," Fieri said. "People would call. We'd get reports. My attorney would hear about it. Well, come to find out he was driving it. Brave kid."