Fernando and Kimi used both the Soft and Supersoft to be sure of making the cut from Q1 into Q2.
Monisha Kaltenborn: “This result reflects more or less where we stand at this point in time."
The following is a transcript from the press conference that immediately followed German GP qualifying.
Daniil Kvyat: "The team did a great job in adjusting to the conditions out there and we managed to do a solid job, also considering where we qualified compared to some of our usual competitors."
Nico Hulkenberg ending the session in ninth just ahead of Sergio Perez in tenth.
Romain Grosjean qualified in fifteenth and Pastor Maldonado nineteenth after a searing hot qualifying session at the Hockenheimring for the German Grand Prix.
Eric Boullier: “We’ve started to turn the corner”
Both Williams drivers stayed towards the top of the field throughout qualifying eventually being beaten by only Nico Rosberg.
Thierry Salvi: "Staying close to the front will be difficult tomorrow, but on this old style track everything is possible.”
Lewis Hamilton suffering from a brake failure and a crash that ended his session during Q1.
A German driver in a German car has earned pole position for the German GP.
Lewis Hamilton has escaped an accident during qualifying for the German GP unscathed.