What followed hinted as to how a reverse-grid event could work given Lewis Hamilton's fight through the pack following a penalty.
Brawn said the concept was "still something we and the FIA want to work through in the coming months and discuss with the teams for next year".
F1 was unable to implement a plan for reverse-grid races at certain events for this season as it did not gain the unanimous support that was required, notably as Wolff voted against.
When suggested to Wolff the idea was set to return to the debating table for next season, the Austrian made clear he was far from happy.
"I have a better idea - to do a reverse grid in alphabetical order of team names, and then we would change our name to AMG!" joked Wolff initially.
He then added: "I don't think we should mess with any of the format. We see racing series that have tried to change format that has historically been understood by the fans - NASCAR and the Chase [for the Sprint Cup] comes to mind.
"I don't think we should be messing around, and this is not because I have a Mercedes bias, on the contrary. I like the variability and unpredictability, and we will have races that will be very different such as the Monza race.
"But nobody wants a winner that has started from a reverse grid. I don't think we should be designing freak results where it is almost to overtake just because we believe the pecking order should be a different one."
Again insisting F1 "is a meritocracy, a sport where best man and best machine wins", he added: "This is not worldwide wrestling where the outcome is completely random.
"If you want to do random, let's make it a show. But the core DNA of a sport is being a sport, and then an entertainment platform, but it's not a show, not a reality, and it's not Big Brother, and I don't think we should be going there."
GPFans is a multi-platform, multi-language brand dedicated to Formula One coverage. We bring you all the ins and outs of the sport, 24/7, everything from up-to-the-minute news and features to the latest viral stories and clips.
We believe that a new generation of exciting, outspoken drivers will make F1 more popular than ever before, and we want to give our users access to as much of their heroes as possible, on and off the track. From Lewis Hamilton to Max Verstappen, Daniel Ricciardo to Sebastian Vettel, we provide in-depth analysis of every every Grand Prix in the season, from Australia to Abu Dhabi.
With Formula One under the new ownership of Liberty Media, how the sport is being covered is evolving, and GPFans will look to be at the heart of this progression into new media, as one of the fastest-growing sites covering the king of motorsports.