Zack Garner in Wild Side

Zack Garner

2023 Truck Wild Side 2023 Tour Arena Championship Series Central Hometown Fortville, IN Birthday February 20

Son of Monster Jam driver Jamey Garner, Zack started competing himself in 2019. He joined a Monster Jam tour in 2020 in Wild Side and was honored as co-Rookie of the Year the following season. While most of his competition has been in arena action, Zack has occasionally filled in for his father in Over Bored, winning Freestyle at his home show in Indianapolis in 2021.


  • 2021 Rookie of the Year


  • What are some of your interests/hobbies/favorite pastimes?
    Riding four wheelers, playing with r/c cars, traveling with my family, trying new foods
  • Who are your role models?
    My father, Jamey Garner 
  • What's something a lot of people don't know about you?
    I am a very quiet person.
  • What is your favorite memory on or off the racetrack? 
    Winning my first competition in my racing career
  • What is your most prized possession?
    My pickup truck


  • What is the best and worst thing about being on the road every weekend with Monster Jam?
    The best part is getting to travel to different cities and meeting new fans. The worst part of being gone is missing the people back at home.
  • While on the road, what is your favorite thing to do during your free time?
    Travel around the cities I am in to explore new things
  • How do you keep fit? 
    Riding my bicycle
  • What item(s) can you not live without while traveling on the road with Monster Jam?
    My cellphone and my wallet with my ID and debit card
  • What is your favorite city to travel to? Why?
    Las Vegas, Nevada. It is my favorite to travel to because of all the activities and different things that go on there versus Indiana.


  • How did you get started competing in Monster Jam?
    My father, Jamey Garner
  • What is your favorite part about competing in Monster Jam?
    Getting to travel to new cities, and also meeting new fans and people 
  • How would you describe your driving style?
  • What advice would you give to kids who want to become a Monster Jam driver?
    Dream big and follow your dreams.
  • What is your greatest memory as a Monster Jam driver?
    Beating my father in a Chicago style racing course
  • Who in Monster Jam do you look up to for inspiration?
    My father, Jamey Garner, Cole Venard, and Jim Koehler


  • What’s your favorite movie?
    The Fast and the Furious series
  • What’s your favorite television show?
  • What’s your favorite color?
  • What’s your favorite thing to eat?
    Lasagna or Hibachi
  • What’s your favorite restaurant on the road?
    Different Hibachi restaurants
  • How would your friends and family describe you?
    Outgoing, energetic, and funny

Grave Digger

POINTS THROUGH Jan. 29, 2023

Position Name Truck Points Behind
1 Brandon Vinson Grave Digger 284 -
2 Jon Zimmer Jr. Terminal Velocity 248 -36
3 Tony Ochs ThunderROARus 234 -50
4 Coty Saucier Dragon 218 -66
5 Zack Garner Wild Side 217 -67
6 Brandan Tulachka Just Get Er Done II 174 -110
7 Mikayla Tulachka Megalodon 136 -148
8 Jamie Sullivan Monster Mutt Dalmatian 136 -148