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Alex Peroni is an Australian racing driver and 2016 Challenge Monoplace champion. He will compete for Carlin in the 2021 Indy Lights Series.
After recovering from the injuries sustained in his crash at Monza, Peroni returned to compete in FIA Formula 3 with Campos Racing at the delayed start of the 2020 season. At pre-season testing in Bahrain, in April 2020, he scored the fastest overall time.
In the first race of the 2020 season at the Red Bull Ring in Austria, he secured his first FIA F3 podium, with a third place finish.Peroni went on to secure a further two podiums in the season: third place in Race 2 at Silverstone, and second place in Race 2 in Barcelona.
At the end of the 2020 FIA Formula 3 Championship, Peroni took 10th place in the final driver standings, with a total of 64 points. As in 2019, his points were the only ones scored by Campos that season.
In recognition of his success in the 2020 FIA Formula 3 Championship, Peroni was awarded the 2020 Peter Brock Medal. Previous winners of the medal, named after Australian motorsport icon Peter Brock, include Mark Webber and Craig Lowndes