Stoneman: back from the brink of death

Stoneman: back from the brink of death

Dean Stoneman was heading towards Formula 1 when cancer struck him down aged 20. It nearly killed him, but now he's back in racing. He tells his remarkable story to Ben Anderson

The date is January 2011: The first day of the AUTOSPORT International show. Dean Stoneman is riding high.

He's the reigning FIA Formula 2 champion, has tested for the Williams F1 team, and has just announced plans to partner Red Bull protege Daniel Ricciardo in ISR's Formula Renault 3.5 line-up. Everything is looking good.

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