"In (technical director) James Allison's words, 'Do you think it is deliberate or incompetence?'" Wolff said. The Sauber driver lost the rear of his vehicle when he turned into the first corner with DRS still open and flew across the gravel and nose-first into the tyres.
The usual post-race parc ferme interviews took place without Hamilton, who went to the cool down room to gather his thoughts and process exactly what had happened.
Vettel crossed the line an ecstatic man, recording Ferrari's first win at the Mercedes-dominated circuit since 2011 and Vettel's first victory in England since 2009. Believe me, I will not give up.
Hamilton rushed back into the mix for a podium spot with the majority of runners picking a one-stop strategy until Marcus Ericsson lost control of his Sauber at Turn 1, and his fierce shunt into the tyre barrier brought out a lap 33 safety auto.
"The others pitted under the Safety Car, but we took the risk and stayed out to get ahead of Sebastian".
With this win, Vettel increased his tally to 171 points in the overall drivers' classification, eight points ahead of reigning champion Hamilton.
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"I think Lewis could have won the race without crashing on the first lap, but nevertheless to come from last to second, is fantastic".
"We also saw in Austria, Kimi is not driving for Sebastian. Sometimes we say dumb s*** and learn from it".
Kimi Raikkonen's wife Minttu has waded in on the row between her husband and rival Lewis Hamilton by suggesting the Brit should "do ballet" if he is upset at losing. "I deserve it, I took the 10 seconds and got fighting". Valtteri was in very good shape on his tyres, and closing on Vettel, who we had seen was more challenged on tyre wear during the race.
The Englishman clearly blamed Raikkonen, who was handed a 10-seconds penalty, for the crash and found it hard to face the Finn or accept an apology. Always at his best when riled, Hamilton scythed his way through the pack with demonic intensity.
"I thought "OK, I have to go for it", because I was obviously also struggling... the longer I spent behind him, struggling with my tyres as they got hotter, and losing that advantage that I had a little bit".