California Teen Wins Race for Dad on Father's Day at Auto Club Speedway

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The Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California hosted the Division 7 Junior Drag Race on Father’s Day. Zachary Bogner, 14, won it for his dad, Tom Bogner. After the race, the teen shook his father’s hand and said, “I won this one for you.”

Zachary and Tom Bogner at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California
Zachary and Tom Bogner at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California
He fought hard the whole day and in the 13 - 14 division and won each round. In the final, Bogner went 7.95 on a 7.90 dial with a .54 reaction against Ryan Greenwell who broke out by .001 and had a .52 reaction time.

Bogner drives for Dan Soltz, the car owner and tuner. During the trophy ceremony, Zac Bogner presented his trophy to Crew Chief Dan Soltz and said, “This trophy is for you, Happy Father’s Day.”

K&N makes a custom air filter for the Don Soltz Junior Dragster. “We try to get all the horsepower we can,” said Tom Bogner, Zachary’s father. “We pull a lot of air into the engine with our K&N air filter. Our Lucas Zero 20 Junior Dragster Oil and K&N air filter both allow for maximum RPMs and consistent performance on the track.”

The Norco, California teen also holds the points lead in the Wicked West Coast 330 Division. His next race is scheduled for July 4-5 at Auto Club Speedway for the SCEDA Series.

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