Two-stop strategy most likely: three-stop sprint strategy Is also possible.
Adrian Sutil and Esteban Gutiérrez have to be satisfied with 15th and 17th on start grid.
Ricardo Penteado: "It’s fantastic to see Daniil qualify ahead of both McLarens and Ferraris..."
Eric Boullier: "There’s no reason why both our drivers shouldn’t notch up decent results tomorrow, in fact.”
Vijay Mallya: "We enter the final race of the season with nothing to lose and an outside chance of claiming fifth place – so we will need to give it our all tomorrow."
Sebastian Vettel: "I’m sure tomorrow will be an emotional day, it was already quite emotional getting into the car today."
Valtteri Bottas:: "It is important for the team to get third in the championship and we have set ourselves up well to achieve that."
Nico Rosberg: "I need some help to take the title. It will be tough but these things happen a lot in sport."
Lewis Hamilton was nearly four tenths adrift of his teammate.
Mercedes-powered cars lead the top-4 positions.
Lewis Hamilton isn't phased by qualifying loss as he aims for the race victory.
Alan Permane: “We have everything to do in the race tomorrow.”
Both Sauber drivers are in promising starting positions to fight for points tomorrow.
Sergio Perez ended the day in P17.
Kevin Magnussen: “Whatever happens tomorrow, we can have a strong race”
Christian Horner: "I think sixth and ninth is representative of where are on this track."
Both drivers were pushing the Mercedes cars hard for a front row position, but neither driver was able to complete a clean final flying lap in Q3
Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton secured a seventh consecutive Silver Arrows front row lockout during qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos
Jean-Eric Vergne: "...the race is tomorrow and everything can happen, especially here. I’ll do my best!”