Alex Peroni

Name: Alexander Peroni
Born: November 27 1999
Nationality: Australian
Team: Campos Racing
Car Number: 29

Career
Peroni started his karting career at the age of 7 where he’d compete competitively across Australia. He soon made the move to Italy after achieving excellent results in Australia, where he went on to enter in both the 2010 Italian Open Masters – 60 Mini where he placed 41st and the 2011 WSK Final Cup – 60 Mini where he placed 22nd.

He made his next career move when he joined forces with Torino Squadra Corse to compete in the 2015 Italian Formula 4 Campionship. In his rookie year, he managed 43 points and 14th in the standings with two podiums. From there, Peroni raced in two of the races at the 2016 Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup where he took 4th in the first and 18th in the second. Alongside his small stint in the championship, Alex competed full time with TS Corse in the 2016 V de V Challenge Monoplace where he won the championship. He won 14 of the 21 races and took 5 more podiums, leaving him only two races away from a full house. Alex took 947 points, over a 100 clear of Gilles Heriau who was in second with 791 points. Out of the 21 races, he also managed to claim 13 fastest laps and four pole positions.

Heading into 2017, Alex competed with Fortec Motorsports in the Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup for a full season. He took home a win and a pole position at Pau Circut, France. Peroni finished 10th in the standings with 72 points. In 2018, Peroni moved to MP Motorsport to compete in the 2018 Formula Renault Eurocup where he took two podiums, a win and a pole position to finish with 89 points and 9th in the standings. He also participated as a guest driver in the 2018 Formula Renault Northern European Cup with MP where he won both races he took part in and a pole position.

FIA Formula 3
For his 2019 season, Peroni made his debut in the FIA Formula 3 Championship with Campos Racing. He competed at every event bar the last and finished 20th in the standings. During the feature race in Monza, Peroni was involved in an incident where he hit a ”sausage kerb” that sent him into the tyre barriers. He walked away in a stable condition although he had a broken vertebrae and remained in hospital for the weekend.

Peroni has recovered well and his making his return to the sport with Campos Racing once again for the 2020 FIA Formula 3 Championship alongside Alessio Deledda and rookie, Sophia Flörsch.