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.
Ricardo Penteado: "JEV did a great job while Daniil was unlucky to spin on his fastest lap..."
Pastor Maldonado: “Everything on the car was working well until the second from last corner."
Nico Hulkenberg: "We need to be flexible with the strategy tomorrow as it’s usually difficult to overtake here.”
Eric Boullier: “We’ll push all the way to the finish tomorrow”
Valtteri Bottas challenged Sebastian Vettel for second, while Felipe Massa struggled with traffic in Q3.
A fuel leak saw Lewis Hamilton eliminated in the Q1 phase without setting a time.
Sebastian Vettel: "The nature of the circuit here suits us more than it did in Germany..."