Two-stop strategy most likely: three-stop sprint strategy Is also possible.
Adrian Sutil and Esteban Gutiérrez have to be satisfied with 15th and 17th on start grid.
Ricardo Penteado: "It’s fantastic to see Daniil qualify ahead of both McLarens and Ferraris..."
Eric Boullier: "There’s no reason why both our drivers shouldn’t notch up decent results tomorrow, in fact.”
Vijay Mallya: "We enter the final race of the season with nothing to lose and an outside chance of claiming fifth place – so we will need to give it our all tomorrow."
Sebastian Vettel: "I’m sure tomorrow will be an emotional day, it was already quite emotional getting into the car today."
Valtteri Bottas:: "It is important for the team to get third in the championship and we have set ourselves up well to achieve that."
Nico Rosberg: "I need some help to take the title. It will be tough but these things happen a lot in sport."
Lewis Hamilton was nearly four tenths adrift of his teammate.
Mercedes-powered cars lead the top-4 positions.
Lewis Hamilton isn't phased by qualifying loss as he aims for the race victory.
Alan Permane: “We have everything to do in the race tomorrow.”
Both Sauber drivers are in promising starting positions to fight for points tomorrow.
Sergio Perez ended the day in P17.
Kevin Magnussen: “Whatever happens tomorrow, we can have a strong race”
Christian Horner: "I think sixth and ninth is representative of where are on this track."
Both drivers were pushing the Mercedes cars hard for a front row position, but neither driver was able to complete a clean final flying lap in Q3
Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton secured a seventh consecutive Silver Arrows front row lockout during qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos
Jean-Eric Vergne: "...the race is tomorrow and everything can happen, especially here. I’ll do my best!”
Mercedes and Williams dominating qualifying.
Both Williams drivers showed strong and consistent pace in all three sessions to lock out the second row of the grid.
Adrian Sutil: "We put in a great performance today, and we deserved to make it into Q3 for the first time this year."
Kevin Magnussen: "This is where we are with the car right now”
Lewis Hamilton completed a Mercedes front row lock out at the Circuit of the Americas.
Sebastian Vettel was only able to do one lap!
Rosberg takes pole for the ninth time this season.
Eric Boullier: "Okay, P4 and P6 amount to our best cumulative qualifying performance of the year."