Michael Schumacher: "I'm glad I'm not his teammate."
Ferrari's change of direction may have been influenced by newcomer James Allison, who was responsible for the highly competitive Lotus cars of recent seasons.
Mark Webber finished second on an identical strategy, on his final F1 grand prix before moving to endurance racing.
Renault is the most successful engine manufacturer under the current engine regulations, with 60 wins, 66 pole positions and 56 fastest laps, plus 5 Constructors’ and Drivers’ championships.
Sebastian Vettel equal a record of nine consecutive F1 victories set by Alberto Ascari in 1953.
On another rainy day in Brazil, the 2013 World Champion took his 13th win of the season.
Only four drivers have claimed pole position this year – Vettel, his team mate Mark Webber and the Mercedes line-up of Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton.
After perform the best time in final practice, Mark Webb start his last race in Formula One from the 4th place position.
Qualifying in Sao Paulo for the Brazilian Grand Prix was delayed due to the flooded areas on the Interlagos circuit.
Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg on top again at Interlagos as he delivers repeat performance.
"But I am proud of this runner-up because I did it with the seventh or eighth car on the grid." - Fernando Alonso
Webber has hinted there was much more than meets the eye to 2010
Michael Schumacher: "I have always had the attitude that records are made to be broken."
The biggest challenge facing the drivers throughout the Austin weekend was hugely variable track temperatures.
Valtteri Bottas (Williams F1 Team) scores first career points in 8th – putting four Renault-powered cars into top ten.
The four-time champion continued his dominance to set a record of eight-consecutive wins in a single year.
Dr Helmut Marko claims that the two Mercedes drivers together cannot equal Vettel.
It was the 44th pole of the newly-crowned champion’s career and his eighth of the season.
Sebastian Vettel now has 44 career Formula One pole positions.
Sebastian Vettel: "Ferrari looked quick this morning and McLaren could be a surprise here, and Lotus and Mercedes will be strong as normal."