Qualifying at Singapore was exciting for everyone.
Esteban Gutiérrez: "We made the best out of what we currently have."
Pastor Maldonado qualified in eighteenth and Romain Grosjean sixteenth for tomorrow’s Singapore Grand Prix.
The team have been working overnight to improve the performance of the Williams Mercedes FW36.
Eric Boullier: “Clearly, P9 and P11 is nothing to write home about, and we’re far from satisfied."
Lewis Hamilton took pole by just seven thousandths of a second from team-mate Nico Rosberg.
Vijay Mallya: "Our starting positions tomorrow mean we will need to work a bit harder to score the points we need."
Daniel Ricciardo: "If the start goes okay then it’s about trying to be smart and doing something with the strategy. "
Just seven thousandths separated the Mercedes duo.
One pit stop expected in a sprint race tomorrow with low wear and degradation.
Fernando Alonso managed to get his F14 T onto the seventh spot on the grid, while Kimi Raikkonen had to settle for eleventh.
A realistic qualifying for the Sauber F1 Team on a high speed track like Monza.
Kevin Magnussen: “The team has done a great job to deliver this Monza-specific package”
Valtteri Bottas qualified third and Felipe Massa fourth.
Jean-Eric Vergne will start tomorrow's race from P13.
Christian Horner: “It’s no great surprise for us to be struggling a little in qualifying today."
Nico Hulkenberg ends the qualifying session in P14.
Nico Rosberg completes the front row for the team.
Both cars will benefit from one grid position for the race due to a penalty for Danil Kvyat.
Rosberg was unable to match his teammate in Q3 at Monza.
Cinturato wet and intermediate tyres seen in mixed conditions of qualifying at Spa
Once again over the course of this weekend Esteban Gutiérrez became a victim of technical issues and is P20.
Kevin Magnussen and Jenson Button qualified P7 and P10 respectively.
Spa-Francorchamps served up a deluge of rain and hail in the build-up to qualifying but a thrilling session went ahead on time today for the Belgian Grand Prix.
The changeable wet conditions were not ideal for the FW36 and traffic on their out laps in Q3 hindered the driver’s ability to get the full performance from the car.
Sebastian Vettel: "I think the rain helped us..."
It's another Mercedes front row lock-out a Spa.
Phil Charles: "On the long runs JEV looked quite strong, while Daniil looked particularly good on the short runs..."
The first practice day for the Belgian Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps didn’t go exactly according to plan for the Sauber F1 Team.
Romain Grosjean ended the second session with the fourteenth fastest time.
Sebastian Vettel did not participate in the afternoon practice session.
The threat of rain did not materialize in Spa-Francorchamps.