In 2006, Michael Schumacher famously 'parked' at La Rascasse in an attempt to keep pole position whilst Nico Rosberg's error at Mirabeau prevented Lewis Hamilton from challenging in 2014.
"I think that like all the incidents we have seen in the past in Monaco, only the driver will ever know what exactly happened," said Wolff.
"In that case, I doubt Charles would make himself detonate in the rail which could cause even more damage to his car and gearbox damage is possible. We think we probably wouldn't have had [pole] but it is what it is."
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