Dean Stoneman sidelined by illness

By on Friday, January 21, 2011

Reigning Formula 2 Champion Dean Stoneman will be withdrawing from the 2011 Renault World Series season due to illness.

Dean will concentrate his complete attention on returning to full health after being diagnosed with testicular cancer earlier this week. Specialists have made the diagnosis early and are confident that he will make a full recovery, with treatment scheduled to begin with immediate effect.

As on the track, Dean is determined to beat the illness and the 20 year old is already looking at sporting heroes like Lance Armstrong for inspiration in a bid to get back on track as soon as possible.

Stoneman impressed during his Formula 1 test with the Williams team during the young drivers test in Abu Dhabi at the end of 2010.

The Stoneman family have requested that their privacy be respected at this time.

F1Zone.net wishes Dean a speedy recovery


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