"Holy cow, this thing blew up," Downing told the World-Herald on Monday. "One of my friends in Gretna said the BBC picked this up, (as did) some news organization in Australia."
The car sculpture is now tagged #SnowPony on social media, the newspaper reported.
The Blundells used a skid loader, concrete wood floats, shovels, ice scrapers and a squirt bottle to create the Mustang, according to the World-Herald.
“We actually had somebody come by while we were building it and they thought we were burying somebody’s car,” Jason Blundell told the newspaper.
The Blundells have made other sculptures, but the trooper’s video gave the Mustang more notoriety.
"The start of that was to get my kids off their cellphones for a day," Blundell told the World-Herald. "Normally, we don't do much with (the sculptures). We just take a couple pictures of them for ourselves. It just happened that our state trooper buddy came up to do a joke, and it blew up."
Downing enjoyed the car and was happy to write the “ticket,” but he said he knew it was all in fun.
“If it would’ve been a real car, it was parked just fine,” Downing told the newspaper.