The New York-born 20-year-old who has re-signed with Andretti Autosport in Indy Lights, will be a part of the #12 automotive’s fulltimers – ex-IndyCar racer Zach Veach and Frankie Montecalvo – on the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona, the 12 Hours of Sebring, Watkins Glen Six Hours and Petit Le Mans. This trio will staff up with former Lexus fulltimer Townsend Bell at Daytona.
Megennis, who completed fifth within the 2019 Lights standings with one win and one pole, stated: “I’m very excited to hitch the Vasser Sullivan Lexus program for the IMSA Michelin Endurance Cup.
“After my first endurance racing experiences in 2020 [ELMS and Intercontinental GT], I can’t wait to point out what I can do in IMSA and in a few of the greatest and best endurance races on the earth.
“There will likely be quite a bit to be taught, however I’m assured I’ll have the proper individuals round me to go and win some races. I’m grateful to all of the Vasser Sullivan staff for giving me this chance.
“Large due to my companions SailPoint, Sirius Pc Options, Juniper Networks, and Cybereason for the unimaginable help in making this occur.”
A joint assertion from the staff’s co-owners Jimmy Vasser and James ‘Sulli’ Sullivan, learn: ““We watched Robert very intently all through Indy Lights and on the Indy 8 Hour race.
“After testing him at Daytona it grew to become clear he was the proper match for our staff within the No. 12 Lexus for the endurance occasions. We’re excited to have him as a part of our driver lineup and stay up for working with him this season.”
Vasser Sullivan’s different IMSA entry, automotive #14, will likely be pushed fulltime by Jack Hawksworth and Aaron Telitz, and within the Rolex 24 Hours they may staff up with former Corvette Racing legend Oliver Gavin. Nevertheless, that entry’s four-race Michelin Endurance Cup driver has not but been named. That call is anticipated to come back early subsequent week, just some days forward of the Roar Earlier than The 24 take a look at.