George Russell explained that Lewis Hamilton was already a "megastar" arriving at Mercedes, while Toto Wolff was an F1 "rookie".
"We haven't seen much of him the last couple of years."
Here are the latest headlines from the world of Formula 1...
You can't keep a good man down for long, says Christian Horner...
Who made the final call to swap Lewis Hamilton and George Russell in the closing stages at Suzuka?
Lewis Hamilton has gone against Toto Wolff's assertion that this year's Mercedes W14 will be binned for next season...
Andretti have done everything asked of them so far but appear no closer to an F1 spot.
Felipe Massa has headed to the courts over his 2008 title defeat to Lewis Hamilton...
George Russell has been backed to "bounce back strongly" after late heartbreak at Marina Bay.
From his "punchy" mood in Monza to "happy" in Singapore...
Even if Mercedes did not win themselves, Toto Wolff was happy to see another team on the top step.
Carlos Sainz used Lando Norris to hold off the Mercedes teammates in Singapore.
One clip of the wall sent George Russell from fighting for the Singapore win to hitting the barriers.
George Russell threw away a possible victory and podium finish on the last lap in Singapore.
Toto Wolff concedes Mercedes are a "step back" on Red Bull.
Toto Wolff has explained why he has a flippant attitude towards F1 records, and it's down to having worked with Niki Lauda...
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has joined star driver Lewis Hamilton in condemning Red Bull's Helmut Marko for comments made about Sergio Perez.
“The FIA commented on the 2021 race with a clear statement, so that's why we're looking at it with interest.”
What might have been in another timeline for Max Verstappen and Mercedes...
Mercedes weren't in contention for the podium at Monza, but Toto Wolff is more optimistic for this weekend's race in Singapore...
"That would be a big problem then..."
Mercedes junior Andrea Kimi Antonelli looks set to make the rapid rise to Formula 2 in 2024...
"I would give up a championship before I break the rules in an intentional way because reputation and integrity is all today."
Lewis Hamilton's new contract extension with Mercedes took a long time to be finalised, but why?
The cost cap was in the headlines once again but this time everyone had behaved themsevles.
Nico Rosberg has gone against his old boss, claiming everyone cares about breaking records.
Toto Wolff has doubled down on his comments about Max Verstappen's 10, calling it "completely irrelevant".
Toto Wolff won't be the only one hoping for this outcome of the FIA's latest Technical Directive.
Here's a look at the F1 news to come from the Monday after the Italian Grand Prix.
We'll be wishing Toto Wolff a speedy recovery when he undergoes surgery later this month.