Toto Wolff said that the drivers had learned a lesson from it and that they would not repeat it again © Getty Images
Toto Wolff said that the drivers had learned a lesson from it and that they would not repeat it again © Getty Images

Johannesburg: Ahead of this weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix, Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has expressed confidence that his team’s top drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton will not crash again as it happened in last week’s Spanish Grand Prix. The Spanish GP saw Rosberg seize the lead after making a pass at turn one from Hamilton, who was on pole position. But the reigning world champion soon lost control into turn three and entered an incorrect setting on the steering wheel. The duo collided when Hamilton tried to slide up the inside at turn four, thus ending Rosberg’s seven-race winning streak.

Reflecting on the crash, Wolff said that the drivers had learned a lesson from it and that they would not repeat it again, Sport24 reported. Wolff admitted that he felt really bad when he thinks about Barcelona collision and said such kind of incidents happen in every two years, referring to a collision between the two team-mates at Spa in 2014. Earlier, Mercedes chairman Niki Lauda pointed the finger at Hamilton for what had happened in Spain, but Wolff insisted that they were both to be blamed for the crash.

He insisted that the team provide them with the best possible cars and that it was the driver’s responsibility to get the best out of them and bring them back safe. Despite the crash, Rosberg stands at the top of the Formula One points table, holding a comfortable lead of 39 points over Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen.