In response to Bianchi's crash, the FIA wants to slow drivers down in yellow flag zones.
Mercedes isn't budging despite added pressure from rival teams.
Mercedes is close to officially clinching the 2014 constructor's title.
Who will it be; Vergne or Sainz?
Kimi Raikkonen likes the idea of Vettel as a team mate next season.
Eric Boullier: "Okay, P4 and P6 amount to our best cumulative qualifying performance of the year."
Valtteri Bottas: "Third is a good result and we have strong race pace so hopefully we can battle with the Mercedes cars and secure another podium finish tomorrow."
Mercedes scored a fifth consecutive front-row lockout - and its ninth in all in 2014.
Lewis Hamilton will start the inaugural Russian Grand Prix from the front of the grid after claiming his seventh pole position of the season at the Sochi Autodrom.
Lewis Hamilton tops FP3 at Sochi.
The FIA held a press conference to discuss the tragedy at Suzuka.
The 'other guys' are pushing hard for Mercedes to agree.
According to the legend's son, Schumi is slowly but surely making improvements.
Jean Todt and Charlie Whiting spoke in a press conference today in Russia.
Kevin Magnussen: “It was a pretty decent day for us today, and the car feels good”
Max Chilton: "This evening will give us a chance to reflect on the day a little more and hopefully we will come back stronger still tomorrow.”
The following is a transcript from Friday's press conference.
The trophy will stand out as one of the most eye-catching prizes on the FIA Formula One World Championship™ calendar.
Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton ended the first session in P1 and P2 respectively, separated by less than a tenth of a second.
The decision to pull Bianchi's car will be left up to them.
Lewis Hamilton overshadowed his nearest rival by more than eight tenths. McLaren rookie outpaced his teammate. Fernando Alonso in third in his Ferrari.
Mercedes drivers in top two spots ahead of Button and Alonso. Marussia to run single car ‘out of respect’ for Bianchi.
Mercedes pair tops free practice, Button only one tenth behind.