F1 2019: Formula 3 Australian driver Alexander Peroni, horrific F3 crash, airborne

Australian teenager Alexander Peroni has survived an insane crash at Italian Grand Prix which sent his car flying several metres into the air before landing on the safety fence.

The 19-year from Hobart hit a sausage kerb with his front wing breaking off and sending him flying into the air.

In a massive relief for everyone involved, Peroni was able to walk away and was seen to by the medical car.

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In the 18th lap, there was a yellow flag as Alexander Peroni, who was in sixth, suffered a spectacular crash.

The commentators were shocked and refused to show the crash until they were sure he was OK.

Peroni was seriously airborne.
media_cameraPeroni was seriously airborne.

Peroni was able to get out of the car but it was unknown how after the spectacular and horrifying crash.

Following the crash, the safety car was quickly deployed and a medical vehicle was on the scene.

Peroni looked shaken and winded as he went with the doctor.

Alex Peroni walked to the medical car
media_cameraAlex Peroni walked to the medical car

Coming just a week after the death of 22-year-old Frenchman Anthoine Hubert, it was another shocking reminder of the need for safety features with the halo surrounding the driver’s head seemingly playing a big role in him being able to walk away.

More to come …

Originally published as Aussie teen’s utterly terrifying crash

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