Nico Hulkenberg: "Points will be the goal tomorrow..."
To claim his front row slot, Vettel did a 1.32.982, beating Nico Rosberg (1.33.129) in the other Mercedes.
Nico Rosberg set to line up third on the grid after an enthralling qualifying session under the Sakhir spotlights.
Romain Grosjean: "I was expecting to go out earlier so to achieve Q3 for the fourth time in a row feels very good."
Marcus Ericsson: "Certainly, we would have liked to be in Q3 again, but overall we did a decent job. We are in good shape for tomorrow’s race."
Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel was delighted to qualify on the front row for the Bahrain Grand Prix, splitting Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg for the second time this year.
Hamilton gets P1 with Vettel behind him and Rosberg in third.
Jenson Button put a brave face on his failure to register a lap in qualifying before his McLaren-Honda broke down in Bahrain.
Valtteri Bottas: "I’m not unhappy to get P5 as it is representative of our pace."
Both Mercedes drivers in top 3 splitted by Ferrari's Vettel.
World champion Lewis Hamilton beat Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel to the quickest time in final practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Renault's technical chief Rob White admits that Red Bull and Toro Rosso are still vulnerable to power unit failures in the Bahrain Grand Prix as the company has not been able to address all of the causes of the problems in China.