Jan.16 - Back-to-back world champion Max Verstappen will retain the backing of a long-time personal sponsor in 2023.

In September, Dutch supermarket chain Jumbo's CEO and owner Fritz van Eerd found himself at the centre of a money laundering scandal.

At the time, Verstappen's management distanced the 25-year-old driver from the story.

But Auto Bild now reports that Jumbo has axed every single one of its motorsport activities - except the personal backing provided to Verstappen.

"We will take a critical look at our activities in motorsport," new Jumbo boss Ton van Veen told Algemeen Dagblad newspaper.

"The exception is the contract with Max Verstappen."


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3 F1 Fan comments on “Verstappen keeps long time troubled F1 sponsor

  1. shroppyfly

    Zaks going to Announce that Mcl are going to be sponsored by Tesco's with- Every little Helps splashed down the side of the cars lol, Sauber however had to decline there latest sponsorship deal with Aldi, the Bosses at Audi have reported

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  2. ReallyOldRacer

    Boy, not much going on when this is a headline story. What does VER get out of this sponsorship deal, peanuts for dad?

    Shrop', where's your countdown? Boring off-season.

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  3. shroppyfly

    Just over 5 weeks (38) days till testing , then well get a taste for whose on the money, no one will be sandbagging as its , the Arabs don't like that term they prefer body bagging,.In other news the perennial whispers of retirement are again putting Girly Boy in the news, as you say Ror--- Boringggg

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