Upon hearing the comments, Wolff retorted: “That’s bullshit.
"The whole situation is absolutely not amusing for us to be honest. It is quite a big shunt. Our car is a write-off and in a cost cap environment that is certainly not what we needed and is probably going to limit upgrades for what we are able to do.
“Simply, it was losing it on the wet and making those cars crash out is not what I expect to see.”
Despite his dismissal of Russell's explanation, Wolff refused to place the blame wholly on either driver, despite claiming the Williams driver has "lots to learn".
He added: “There is never such a situation in life where one is 100 per cent to blame and the other zero.
"The whole situation should have never happened. Valtteri had a bad first 30 laps and shouldn’t have been there but George should have never launched into this manoeuvre considering that the track was drying up.
“It meant taking risks and the other car is a Mercedes in front of him and in any driver's development, for a young driver you must never lose this global perspective."
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