Robert Shwartzman was born on 16th September 1999, in Saint Petersburg, Russia. At the age of four, he tried karting for the first time and one year later, he took his first win in the Easykart International Grand Final. For the following six years, Robert took many trophies in a variety of different kart events, including taking the Bronze medal in the KF-Junior Karting Championship. In 2014, Robert made his single-seater debut in the Formula 4 Championship, finishing third the following year with three wins for Mücke Motorsport (twice at Adria and at Misano). He also took part in the SMP Racing programme and that year and again in 2016, he continued to race in the German Formula 4 series, as well as the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 and Formula Renault 2.0 NEC where he took two wins for Josef Kaufamann Racing (Nürburgring and Hockenheim). In 2017, he raced in Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 and came third in the Championship, taking six wins (Monza, Silverstone, Pau Nürburgring and two wins at Barcelona) and seven pole positions. In 2018, he won the Toyota Racing Series NZ title and then, with a win in Taupo, began competing in the FIA F3 championship with Team Prema. He was third with two wins (Spielberg and Hockenheim). In 2019 Robert is competing in the F3 FIA International championship.