Megennis Joins Vasser Sullivan For Enduros

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Robert Megennis celebrates his first Indy Lights victory Friday afternoon at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (Al Steinberg Photo)
Robert Megennis (Al Steinberg Photo)

DALLAS — Vasser Sullivan Racing announced today that Robert Megennis will compete for the squad during the IMSA Michelin Endurance Cup races beginning with the Rolex 24 at Daytona, at Daytona Int’l Speedway Jan. 29-31.

Megennis will co-drive the No. 12 Vasser Sullivan Lexus RC F GT3 entry with Zach Veach and Frankie Montecalvo in all four Endurance Cup events: the Rolex 24 at Daytona; the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring; the Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen at Watkins Glen and the Motul Petit Le Mans at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta.

Megennis, 20, from New York, New York, has successfully competed in open-wheel racing. In 2019, he ran in the Indy Lights Championship finishing fifth in the standings on the strength of six podium performances including a win at the Indianapolis Grand Prix and the pole for the Freedom 100. Megennis drove in the U. S. F2000 Series in 2016 and 2017 earning Rookie of the Year honors in 2016. He ran in the Pro Mazda Series in 2018.

With the cancellation of Indy Lights for the 2020 season, Megennis turned his attention overseas to endurance racing competing in two European Le Mans Series races. He also made his endurance sports car debut at the Indy 8 Hour Intercontinental GT Challenge race.

The announcement of Megennis is the latest in a series of driver announcements by Vasser Sullivan. The team previous announced Jack Hawksworth and Aaron Telitz will be the full-season co-drivers of the No. 14 Vasser Sullivan Lexus RC F GT3, Zach Veach and Frankie Montecalvo will be the full-season pilots of the No. 12 Vasser Sullivan Lexus RC F GT3 and Townsend Bell and Oliver Gavin will join the team for the Rolex 24 at Daytona in the No. 12 and No. 14 cars respectively.

All seven drivers will participate in the ROAR Before the Rolex 24 at Daytona Int’l Speedway, Jan. 21-24.