Sebastian Vettel on Friday did not attend a farewell party to mark teammate Mark Webber's last grand prix in Europe.
Germany's Bild newspaper said the reigning world champion sat downstairs 'playing with his iphone' while, just 16 steps above in the Red Bull motor home at Monza, much of the F1 fraternity paid tribute to Webber as the Australian's 12-year career draws to a close.
Helping Webber celebrate were figures like Ross Brawn, Jenson Button, Lewis Hamilton and even Sir Frank Williams, who was carried up the 16 stairs in his wheelchair.
"We are no longer friends, but we respect each other," Vettel is quoted as saying.
1997 world champion Jacques Villeneuve, meanwhile, backed...
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