Robert Megennis is a race car driver. In 2019 Megennis piloted the No. 27 entry for Andretti Autosport in their 2019 Indy Lights Championship Presented by Cooper Tires campaign. His Indy Lights 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, six podiums, and 12 Top 5s overall.
In 2020, Megennis extended his efforts into sports car and endurance racing. Competing in two rounds of the European Le Mans Series, he found quick success, including a drive from P9 to P1 in his stint at Le Castellet 240 at Circuit Paul Ricard. Megennis also joined Acura/HPD/Racers Edge Motorsports in the Intercontinental GT Challenge Indianapolis 8 Hour and drove from P11 to P6 in his stint with a P7 finish for the team.
Megennis raced one season in the Pro Mazda Championship with Juncos Racing (2018) with six podium and 11 Top 10 finishes and two seasons in the USF2000 Championship with Team Pelfrey (2016/2017). Collecting three podium and 21 Top 10 finishes overall, Megennis was 2016 USF2000 Rookie of the Year, as well as the Tilton Hard Charger and top scoring American driver.
In his first year in cars, Megennis 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. Prior to making the jump to cars, he began his racing career at the age of nine in karts, competing in national and international events.
Away from the track, Megennis serves as an ambassador for Starlight Children’s Foundation. Residing in New York City, he is also a student at Fordham University, pursuing a BA in Philosophy.