Robert Megennis is a race car driver who piloted the No. 27 entry for Andretti Autosport in their 2019 Indy Lights Championship Presented by Cooper Tires campaign. Highlights of his rookie season included a win at the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway, pole position at the Freedom 100, a double podium at Circuit of the Americas, 6 podiums and 12 Top 5s overall.
In 2018, Robert competed in the 2018 Pro Mazda Championship with Juncos Racing. A successful third season on the Road to Indy, Robert finished 5th in the Championship with 6 podium finishes and 11 Top 10 finishes.
Prior to his year on the second level of the Road to Indy ladder, Robert raced two seasons in USF2000 with Team Pelfrey. Collecting three podiums and 21 Top 10 finishes, he was the first winner of the 2017 season, taking both pole and the win at the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. In 2016, Robert was USF2000 Rookie of the Year, as well as the Tilton Hard Charger and the top scoring American driver.
In 2015, Robert spent one season competing in the F1600 Formula F Championship Series. He went on to feature on the podium at five of the seven race weekends, finishing his F1600 season successfully with five trophies in the last six races.
Robert joined Team Pelfrey in 2015 after two top performances in formula cars with the Skip Barber Racing School. Prior to making the jump to cars, Robert began his racing career in karts, which culminated with winning the Northeast Rotax Max Challenge Series by 70 points, making the podium in all 11 races. He competed in national and international events. Robert began racing at the age of nine.