Justice. Jumbo boss and 24 Hours driver in turmoil

The case caused a stir in the Netherlands! And for good reason, the police raided the home of the CEO of Jumbo supermarkets, Frits van Eerd, in Heeswijk-Dinther in Brabant.

Frits van Eerd, 55, one of the most influential personalities in Dutch motorsport, has been arrested for his possible involvement with eight other people in a money laundering investigation which allegedly involves real estate transactions, car dealerships and motorsport sponsorship contracts.

Sponsor of the cyclist Vingegaard

In addition to being one of the partners of Max Verstappen in Formula 1, he is the owner and driver of Racing Team Nederland (yellow LMP2) which participated in the 24 Hours of Le Mans (2017 – 2021). Absent this yearhe races in the United States in the IMSA championship.

Above all, Jumbo is the main sponsor of Dane Vingegaard, the last winner of the Tour de France cyclist. According to the Dutch press, the public prosecutor should decide this Thursday on the continuation of the investigation and if it is desirable that the suspects remain in police custody.

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