Mark Webber quit formula one because he got tired of being beaten by teammate Sebastian Vettel.
That is the claim of Jean-Eric Vergne, who drives for the second-tier Red Bull team, Toro Rosso.
Frenchman Vergne told Spain's El Confidencial newspaper that he is now over the disappointment of missing out on the departing Webber's seat at the premier Red Bull Racing team to his 2013 teammate Daniel Ricciardo.
Vergne, 23, was asked if he thinks Australian veteran Webber, who is heading to Le Mans with Porsche, quit F1 because he got "tired" of spraying champagne on F1 podiums.
"I don't think he got tired of that," Vergne answered. "He got tired of his teammate winning...
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