Toto Wolff answers question on Lewis Hamilton feud after being left ‘angry’ at Mercedes

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TOTO WOLFF has clarified his and Lewis Hamilton’s fallout throughout qualifying for yesterday’s Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.

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Toto Wolff and Lewis Hamilton have been noticed in heated talks yesterday after the a number of champion and George Russell have been knocked out in Q2.  Wolff appeared to look pissed off whereas Hamilton merely walked off moments later however has performed down their feud after being requested about it on Saturday forward of the dash race.

Wolff has now clarified the talks, claiming there was ‘no disagreement’ between the pair. He claimed the frustration was just because the workforce have been simply ‘so indignant’ in regards to the efficiency of the automobiles. 

Talking to Sky Sports activities F1, he stated: “There was no disagreement in any respect. It would not go any nearer, like the 2 of us are. We have been simply so indignant in regards to the session total.”

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Toto Wolff answers question on Lewis Hamilton feud after being left 'angry' at Mercedes

Toto Wolff has clarified his talks with Lewis Hamilton (Picture: Sky Sports activities F1 )

Hamilton refused to elaborate on the discussions after qualifying yesterday. The seven-time champion insisted the chats have been simply ‘inside’ talks between the pair.

Former Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg weighed in on the argument forward of FP2 this morning. Talking to Sky Sports activities F1, the 2016 champion claimed Wolff seemed to be ‘indignant’ with Hamilton and outlined some potential causes.

He stated: “It’s totally troublesome to know what was stated. If I needed to speculate now it appears to be like to me that Toto was aggravated about one thing that Lewis had carried out. Which it may be comprehensible. Lewis might have been very pissed off on the inner Mercedes storage radio or one thing.

“Complaining that they did not observe his ideas on what they need to have carried out on technique or complaining in regards to the automobile or one thing.

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Toto Wolff answers question on Lewis Hamilton feud after being left 'angry' at Mercedes

Toto Wolff and Lewis Hamilton have been seen in heated discussions (Picture: Sky Sports activities F1)

“Lewis additionally bought out the automobile earlier than Q2 was over and it may be nonetheless a one % likelihood the observe might nonetheless be in a good condition in direction of the top of qualifying , so perhaps Toto was indignant about that.” Hamilton and Russell have been solely fast sufficient for thirteenth and eleventh after the primary runs in Q2.

The pair would have run once more however the pink flags have been flown moments later after Carlos Sainz crashed on the ultimate nook. The rain then got here, soaking the observe and rendering any additional working meaningless.

Hamilton was fortunate to even make it into the second a part of qualifying after he scraped by Q1 in fifteenth. The seven-time champion would have in all probability been pipped by Alpine’s Esteban Ocon however the Frenchman was unable to set one other time after a mechanical failure.

Mercedes are hoping Hamilton and Russell can fare higher within the dash race to present them a slim likelihood of a podium end on Sunday.

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