Wolff defends Senna after bad day in Canada 9 June, 2012 Jun.9 (GMM) Williams team co-owner Toto Wolff on Friday defended Bruno Senna, after a bad day in Montreal for the Brazilian driver. Senna, never higher than 17th quickest on Friday, had several off-track excursions at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve before crashing heavily at the notorious ‘wall of champions’. His questionable form threatens to intensify rumours that Williams might replace the struggling 28-year-old with reserve driver Valtteri Bottas, who is managed by Austrian Wolff. Wolff, however, defended Senna, insisting the driver does not need a dressing-down because “he is the one who is the most upset” about the crash. “What happened to him also happens to many other drivers,” Wolff told Austrian television ORF. “Of course it’s a pity because the car was severely damaged, but when you are trying to find the limits, these things happen,” he added. Wolff also said the crash does not mean Senna will have to face the rest of the weekend without Williams’ radical new rear wing. “We have enough spares,” he said. Senna was also involved in an incident with Sebastian Vettel on Friday, but it was the world champion who was officially reprimanded by the stewards. Senna waved a fist at the Red Bull driver after they brushed wheels at high speed on the approach to the final chicane. On German Sky television, commentator Marc Surer slammed Vettel’s manoeuvre as “dangerous” and “completely unnecessary”. Subbed by AJN. Related NewsFIA confirm Perez responsible for shunt with MassaMassa: I will not trust Perez anymoreSmedley out of order in Montreal says HeadPerez: Felipe turns right just before he hits meMassa: I told Perez he needs to learn, he walked awayWilliams: We’re lucky not to have someone seriously hurtWilliams: It’s massively disappointing, we’ve lost a lot of pointsWilliams: We can have a good, competitive raceWilliams: There’s a little bit more to comeCanadian Grand Prix: Williams preview Montreal weekend Devesh Bruno was never, will never be anything close to his uncle Ayrton!!