Its all change at Newport Nitro following Red Bulls departure as sponsor and advisor. The team dramatically change the livery on the cars to accommodate a new title sponsor, while keeping the traditional Newportman red, they also have a slight name change due to the sponsors, becoming officially Monster Energy Newport Nitro Racing and due to Audi's engine contract expiring, the team now use Mercedes engines as part of a customer deal. The team use an updated Newportman NM09, rebadged as an NN04 for the 2010 season. In order to bring it up to 2010 regulations, the wheelbase is lengthened to accommodate the larger fuel tank and many other updates are brought on the car, including a new engine cover, rear wing, air intakes and front wing/nose. The drivers remain Scott Jones and Tak Your, with Lewis Rees again Test/Reserve driver for the team. Scott Jones impresses with his speed, and takes 2 wins en route to 5th in the championship. Tak Your proves a reliable No 2 driver, getting 3 podiums and finishing 8th in the standings. #Audi #Car #F1 #Formula #Formula_1 #Formula_one #GP2 #Mcdonalds #mercedes #Newport #Newportman #Nitro #Race #Race_Track #Racing #Reebok #Santander #Sony #Team_Newportman
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