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Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff says rumours of a fall out with Lewis Hamilton over the Australian Grand Prix are “total nonsense”.
Formula 1 travelled to Melbourne last month for the season-opening race, however, due to coronavirus pandemic, the race didn’t take place.
Speaking to the media the day before the race was cancelled, Hamilton told reporters that he was “surprised” that F1 was pressing on with plans to race.
Wolff, according to reports, initially voted yes but changed his vote hours later after speaking with Mercedes’ Daimler bosses who felt it would be a PR nightmare.
In recent days new rumours have surfaced claiming that Hamilton has fallen out with Wolff over his handling of the Australian GP.
Wolff, however, has rubbished this rumour.
“Total nonsense!” he told the Osterreich newspaper. “Lewis and I were in conversation every second in Australia, also on that night in which the cancellation occurred.
“We also speak to each other every other day. Our relationship is closer than ever.”
One of the topics Wolff speaks about with Hamilton is their futures.
“We also talk about our future every day,” he said. “But there is nothing dramatic about it. Everything indicates that we will continue in a similar form as today.”