Pastor Maldonado: "Our performance wasn't up to the level we hoped for today, but hopefully we can analyse the data tonight and improve for tomorrow."
First time for Bottas at the Korean International Circuit
Valtteri had a clutch problem at the start and debris in his front wing which compromised the performance of his car throughout the race.
Both drivers went out on the supersoft tyre for their second runs in Q1, with Pastor unable to progress into Q2.
Valtteri Bottas: "We need to work hard tonight to improve for tomorrow."
Both Williams drivers had a consistent race but unfortunately there wasn't enough pace in the car to challenge the top ten.
Both drivers went out on the medium tyres in Q1 to set a time, with Valtteri just missing out on Q2 by two tenths of a second.
Infiniti Red Bull Racing leads constructors’ championship with 312 points to Mercedes’ 235. Lotus F1 Team sits fourth with 187.
Pastor Maldonado's race was compromised by a collision with Di Resta when attempting to enter the pitlane which resulted in a stop-and-go penalty.
The FW35's stronger race pace means that the team will be looking to make up places in the race tomorrow.
Valtteri Bottas: "I've had a good break during the shutdown period but I'm now itching to get back in the car."
Daniel Juncadella could be groomed for a race seat by Williams in the same way that Valtteri Bottas was.
With the departure of Mike Coughlan, the door opened for Pat Symonds at the Williams F1 team, and Pastor Maldonado commented: "I think we need some change"
Valtteri Bottas had his first retirement of the season, stopping on track with a hydraulic problem on lap 42 which the team are still investigating.
After a promising start in Q1, both drivers were unable to improve on their first option tyre runs during Q2.
Xevi Pujolar: "Overall, we are happy with today and feel we can make more progress over the course of the weekend."
Full podium powered by the Renault RS27 engine.
Both Williams cars opted to start on the medium tyres and showed good pace throughout the race.
On qualifying for Williams team, Valtteri Bottas just missed out on Q2 by 0.012 seconds, with Pastor just behind after a very close first qualifying session.
The team will be looking to build on its best result of the season as we enter our 600th race in Germany next weekend.
Pastor Maldonado just out qualified his teammate during Q1 to make it through into Q2.
Pastor Maldonado was doing mechanical tests, whilst Valtteri bottas did aero evaluations.
Renault-powered cars have scored a total of 315 points in 2013, 45% of the points available.
The team will take positives from its performance in qualifying yesterday and will be working hard to improve the overall pace of the FW35 in time for its home race at the British Grand Prix.
Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel set pole position on the intermediates with a time of 1m25.425s.
Valtieri Bottas: "We were on the right tyres at the right time which was so important today."