Asked after the race if he felt any consolation in seeing Hamilton's team-mate Finn Valtteri Bottas come home second, Wolff said: "No, not at all..."
"It is a shit result for us", he continued.
"The only feeling I have is that we have to wake up", he continued.
The only other incident was a major first-lap collision between Williams' Lance Stroll and Toro Rosso's Brendon Hartley, with the pair coming together through Turn 6, the contact sending Hartley's STR13 riding the crash barriers. They overtook us in the areas we were ahead. "There's a long way to go in the season so I am not bothered about the title now, but it's a good side effect for me".
Mercedes non-executive chairman Niki Lauda said Ferrari had out-performed his team.
Vettel steered his Ferrari over the 4.36km track in 1 minute 10.764 seconds to deprive Briton Lewis Hamilton of a record seventh pole in Montreal. This is a track where we should have maximised points.
Both men were transported to the medical centre, and there was enough concern over Hartley to take him to the nearby hospital for further checks. Noting that he had a lap count on his steering wheel and on his pit board, he said: "After I saw the flag, I told the team "I think the race isn't over yet" and they said "No, keep pushing".
Given the potential for unpredictability in Formula One and engine reliability likely to become more of a factor come the business end of the season, Hamilton was aware of the importance of getting his vehicle home to the finish.
"We didn't apply the pressure this weekend, but I'm really going to make sure that we come back strong at the next race", Hamilton added. "They had a small margin they could use to save fuel and control the race".
"I hope they don't go to two next year as it's just going to get ridiculous", he complained afterwards. It doesn't matter where I start on the grid, I don't look at any driver and say "oh I might lose to that person". The fact that the World Championship could be swayed by reliability, I don't think anyone wants to see that.
"You can't take anything for granted and think it will be a walk in the park".
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