Toto Wolff does not believe Lewis Hamiltons performance at the Japanese GP was negatively affected by the fallout from the Snapchat press conference controversy. Vapormax Sale . The Mercedes chief has also backed the Briton to take his title fight with Nico Rosberg down to the wire.Hamilton slipped 33 points behind his Mercedes team-mate at Suzuka after Rosberg claimed his fourth win in five Grands Prix, with the Britons race again undone by a poor start from the front row. Hamilton takes blame for startDuring the Suzuka weekend the reigning champion came under fire from the British press for playing on his mobile phone during the Thursday drivers press conference and then deciding against answering questions in his usual post-qualifying press briefing.But Wolff, Mercedes head of motorsport, reckons Hamilton was not distracted by those off-track incidents. Watch NOW TV Watch Sky Sports for just ?￡6.99. No contract. Ive seen a Lewis in Malaysia that was really on a roll, dominating the weekend and then obviously we let him down with the engine failure, said Wolff. That was an easy one [win] for him to bring home. Lewis Hamilton drops back to eighth after a poor start in the Japanese GP. During the week he was okay and then all these things around the press conferences… whether that affects him or not, I dont think so because it is just not his priority I guess.I wouldnt bring it down to that that the start didnt go well because the racing was great afterwards. How he recovered was really exceptional.Japanese GP driver ratingsFor the first time this season, Hamiltons bid for a British-record fourth world title is out of his hands with Rosberg now able to finish second in all the remaining four races to become champion for the first time.But although Wolff acknowledges Rosberg has a healthy points lead, he reckons the increasingly challenging situation will galvanise Hamilton. Mercedes Lewis Hamilton finished third in Suzuka, his horror start was due to a wheel-spin. Thirty-three points is a lot, but you can see how quick it goes from Malaysia, he said. This is still a mechanical sport.The way Nico tackles the championship, looking at each weekend as a singular event, has proved to be the right strategy for him. Equally, Lewis functions best when he is under pressure and when he has a target and I have no doubt this will be an intense fight to the end. It is far from over.Hamilton flew back to Europe from Japan with Wolff and Mercedes non-executive chairman Niki Lauda on Sunday night, but the Mercedes team boss said they would not be dissecting the events of Suzuka with Hamilton straight away. We need to calm down and find out what happened, regroup, added Wolff. In my learning from the last couple of years, 24 hours later things look completely different than they appear an hour after the race. So our main emphasis will be on building him up and just enjoying the ride home [from Japan].We have 10 days, its not such a rush like last week. Hes going to come back strong in Austin.Dont miss The F1 Reports review of the Japanese GP on Sky Sports F1 at 8.30pm on Wednesday evening.You can watch Englands tour of Bangladesh, plus Premier League football and the US Grand Prix on Sky Sports. Upgrade now and enjoy three months at half price! Also See: WATCH: Hamiltons horrid start Hamilton accepts start-line blame Rosberg: Lewis wont back off Latest championship standings Wholesale Vapormax . Inter Milan ended its five-match winless streak in all competitions by beating 10-man Bologna 3-1 on new manager Claudio Ranieris debut, while injury-plagued AC Milan edged Cesena 1-0 with an early goal from Clarence Seedorf. Discount Nike Vapormax .com) - Theres nothing better for a team than to send out the staff ace in the most important game of the season.TAMPA, Fla. - Tampa Bay middle linebacker Mason Foster is inactive for its game against New Orleans because of a sore Achilles tendon.Danny Lansanah will move from outside linebacker to the middle in place of Foster on Sunday. Orie Lemon shifts into Lansanahs regular spot.Receivers Robert Herron and Solomon Patton, running back Mike James, cornerback Isaiah Frey, defensive end George Uko and tackle Anthony Collins are also inactive for the Buccaneers. Vapormax 2021 . The Saints inactives are receivers Seantavius Jones and Brandon Coleman, safety Kenny Vaccaro, cornerback Stanley Jean-Baptiste, linebackers Mosie Fokou and Jerry Franklin and tackle Terron Armstead. ' ' '