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Robert Megennis
Robert  Megennis
Andretti Autosport
27 USA
Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires
Robert Megennis
rank
5
Career stats
Road To Indy
Total Poles
3
Race Wins
2
Birthday
Mar 5, 2000
Website rkmracing.com/
Hometown
New York, NY
Residence
New York, NY

HOBBIES: Philosophy; dirt-biking; my Golden Retriever, Bertie; iRacing

CHARITY SUPPORT/WORK: Starlight Children's Foundation

RACING GOAL: To win the NTT IndyCar Series and the Indianapolis 500

RACING HEROES: Nigel Mansell, Scott Dixon and Anders Krohn

ONE PERSON I WOULD HAVE MOST LIKED TO MEET: Mahatma Gandhi

FITNESS: Weight training, cardio and whatever my trainer tells me to do

FAVORITE SPORTS TO WATCH: Soccer (Newscastle United), football (New York Giants) and supercross

FAVORITE SPORTS TO PLAY: Fencing, dirt-biking, table tennis and squash

TALENTS I WISH I HAD: To play an instrument and speak a foreign language fluently

FAVORITE PLACES TO VISIT: New countries and cities, museums, England

BUCKET LIST ITEMS: Travel through Europe and Asia

SUPERSTITIONS: I always get in the race car from the right-hand side

PET PEEVES: People who use the wrong versions of your and there

INTERESTING NOTE: I was ranked in the top 10 in the U.S. in saber fencing, and I've never spent a day in school.

CAREER STATS

YEAR SERIES STARTS WINS POLES TOP 5 TOP 10 LAPS LED RAF
YEAR SERIES STARTS WINS POLES** TOP 5 TOP 10 LAPS LED RAF
2019 Indy Lights 18 1 2 12 18 36 17
2018 Indy Pro 2000 16 0 0 7 12 0 12
2017 Cooper Tires USF2000 14 1 1 4 9 24 11
2017 Indy Pro 2000 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 Cooper Tires USF2000 16 0 0 5 13 0 16

RAF = Running at Finish

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First Start
March 12, 2016 (St. Petersburg)
First Win
March 11, 2017 (St. Petersburg)
First Pole
March 10, 2017 (St. Petersburg)

Robert's Road To Indy

  • 2018
    • Finished fifth in the Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires with six podium finishes.
    • Earned a top-10 finish in the MRF Challenge Formula 2000 series with eight top-10s in 16 races.
  • 2017
    • Finished sixth in his sophomore Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship season
    • Took the first victory of the year at St. Petersburg, Fla. from pole position, his first win in the series
    • Earned eight top-seven finishes in 16 races
    • Made his Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires debut at the Watkins Glen season finale
    • Made his debut in the MRF Challenge Formula 2000 series, racing in the Middle East and India, with six top-10 finishes in 12 races
  • 2016
    • Finished sixth in his first Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship season
    • Earned Rookie of the Year honors and the season-long Tilton Hard Charger Award
    • Was top American in points with two podiums (including a third-place finish at his first race in St. Petersburg) and 12 top-eight tallies
  • 2015
    • Finished eighth in the F1600 Championship Series in his first year of racing cars driving for Team Pelfrey with eight podiums, one pole position and two fastest laps
  • 2014
    • Won the Northeast Rotax MAX Challenge series by 70 points, with podium finishes in all 11 races
    • Contested the Rotax Pan American Challenge, the Florida Winter Tour and the U.S. Grand Nationals
    • Completed a one-day Skip Barber class at Lime Rock and a three-day class at Road Atlanta
  • 2013
    • Finished second in the Northeast Rotax MAX Challenge series
  • 2012
    • Finished second in the Oakland Valley Race Park Rotax Junior Club championship
  • 2011
    • Began racing Rotax junior karts
  • Early Years
    • Began karting at indoor tracks in New York in 2009 and 2010.
Andretti Autosport

With 16 years of competition in the books, the Indianapolis-based team led by Michael Andretti has captured four NTT IndyCar Series championships and five Indianapolis 500 victories, including three in the last five seasons.

Andretti Autosport enters 2019 as the only NTT IndyCar Series team to have won championships in each of the Road to Indy development ladder series, having earned two championships in Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires, one in the Indy Pro 2000 Championship presented by Cooper Tires (formerly Pro Mazda) and one in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship.

Andretti Autosport currently fields cars in NTT IndyCar Series, Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires, Formula E, Americas Rallycross and partners in Supercars team in Australia

Michael Andretti competed for 19 years in CART before competing in the NTT IndyCar Series in 2003. He won more races (42) than any driver in CART history and led 6,702 In.dy car laps during his driving career, second only to his father, Mario.. He retired from full-time driving following the 2003 Indianapolis 500 to concentrate on team ownership and drove for the final time in the 2006 Indianapolis 500.

 

Team Website andrettiautosport.com