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.
Niki Lauda has criticised Williams, in the wake of female driver Susie Wolff's Friday morning appearances at Silverstone and Hockenheim.
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.