Fernando Alonso: "Here in Hockenheim, we made a small step forward and even if that didn’t translate into lap time, it encourages us to keep trying to improve."
Nico Hulkenberg finished in seventh place and Sergio Perez in 10th.
Daniil Kvyat: "I suddenly lost drive and I then saw smoke and later flames in the mirrors."
Felipe Massa's race unfortunately ended early after he was involved in a first corner incident.
Jenson Button: “We expected more today”
Lewis Hamilton finishing in third position, gaining 17 places from the grid.
Nico Rosberg went unchallenged in Sunday's German Grand Prix at the Hockenheimring.