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IL Megennis

Robert Megennis

#27 Andretti Autosport

 

Birthdate: March 5, 2000
Hometown: New York, New York
Residence: New York, New York
Website: RKMRacing.com
Instagram: @robertmegennis
Twitter: @robertmegennis
Facebook: RKM Racing
Team Website: AndrettiAutosport.com
Sponsors: Sirius / SailPoint / Data Robot / Juniper / Cybereason 

Nationality: American

Languages spoken: English

Height/weight:  5’7” / 155 lbs.

Education: Philosophy major at Fordham University

Charities you work with: Starlight Children’s Foundation

Favorite food: Korean food!

Favorite restaurant: Miss Korea in NYC

The one person I would have most liked to meet: Mahatma Gandhi

Pet peeves: When people use the wrong versions of your/you’re and there/their

Racing goal: To win the Indy 500 and the NTT INDYCAR SERIES Championship

Racing heroes: Nigel Mansell, Scott Dixon, Anders Krohn

Career results:

2021

  • Made IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship debut in the Rolex 24 (Hours) At Daytona

2020

  • Following the enforced hiatus of Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, competed in two European Le Mans Series races in the LMP3 class, earning top-10 finishes
  • Finished seventh in the eight-hour Intercontinental GT Challenge race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

2019

  • Finished fifth in his rookie Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires season with six podium finishes, two pole positions (including the Freedom 100) and a victory in the INDYCAR Grand Prix

2018

  • Finished fifth in the Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires with six podium finishes, including five podiums in the final five races
  • 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 season at St. Petersburg, Fla. from pole position - his first victory 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 the top American in the final point standings with two podiums (including a third-place tally in his first race at St. Petersburg) and 12 top-eight finishes

2015

  • Finished eighth in the F1600 Championship Series driving for Team Pelfrey, with eight podiums, one pole position and two fastest laps

2014

  • Won the Northeast Rotax 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, earning quick time in both tests

2013

  • Finished second in the Northeast Rotax Rotax Max Challenge series

2012

  • Finished second in the Oakland Valley Race Park Rotax Junior Club championship

2011

  • Began racing Rotax junior karts

2009-2010

  • Raced indoor karts in New York