Monisha Kaltenborn: "We were not able to score points, which has never happened before in the history of the team."
Adrian Sutil and Esteban Gutiérrez have to be satisfied with 15th and 17th on start grid.
Monisha Kaltenborn: "Today’s result is very disappointing."
Both Sauber drivers are in promising starting positions to fight for points tomorrow.
Adrian Sutil had a trouble free day and Esteban Gutiérrez suffered a number of technical issues.
The following is a transcript from Thursday's Brazilian GP press conference.
'That doesn't mean the drivers are going to drive'
This now leaves both Adrian Sutil and Esteban Gutierrez out of a ride.
Sergio Perez has been punished for his part in the opening lap crash at COTA.
The field has already been dropped to just 16 participants.
Adrian Sutil: "We put in a great performance today, and we deserved to make it into Q3 for the first time this year."
From 31st October to 2nd November, the 17th of 19 rounds of the 2014 FIA Formula One World Championship will take place on the Circuit of the Americas in Austin.
On Wednesday, Fong was behind the wheel of the Sauber C31 while Nissany took over the car on Thursday.
Drivers have given their take on the idea of canopies with F1 cars.
As Jules Bianchi lies critically ill in a Japanese hospital, grave questions are being asked about the circumstances surrounding his terrifying collision with a recovery vehicle on Sunday.
Early reports state the driver hit a recovery vehicle near the end of the Japanese GP.
Adrian Sutil: "I believe, based on the current weather forecast, we could have good opportunities tomorrow.”
One of Sauber drivers favourite circuits.
Giampaolo Dall’Ara: "Sadly once more our race finished before the chequered flag due to reliability issues."
Esteban Gutiérrez: "We made the best out of what we currently have."
The island of Singapore is again hosting the traditional night race on the Marina Bay Street Circuit.
A realistic qualifying for the Sauber F1 Team on a high speed track like Monza.
On Friday test and reserve driver Giedo van der Garde will be driving the C33 during the first free practice.
Once again over the course of this weekend Esteban Gutiérrez became a victim of technical issues and is P20.
The first practice day for the Belgian Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps didn’t go exactly according to plan for the Sauber F1 Team.
12th Round of the FIA Formula One World Championship, 22nd to 24th August 2014
Eleven races down, eight more to go in the 2014 Formula One season.
Giampaolo Dall’Ara: “Overall, the performance today was more or less what we expected."