Vettels penalty drops him from G3-G13

Sebastian Vettel - G13“I have the penalty and there’s nothing I can do about that. The secret is just to focus on what I’m here to do and I’m here to race, so that’s what we do. Of course it’s a shame to see the car performing at a good level in Q1, Q2 and Q3 and know that we have a plus ten tomorrow; we were up in the top five throughout. It will be a very tough day tomorrow, but I’m looking forward to it and nothing is impossible. I’m hoping for some rain, as that can mix things up quite a lot, but let’s see.”

Mark Webber - G5 after penalties come in to play“Qualifying’s tight! That was quite an enjoyable session.  It would be nice to have a bit more of a cushion between us and the other cars, but that’s not what it’s about at the moment and seventh is the best I could do. With the strategy we’re on, we’ll see how we go tomorrow.”

Christian Horner, Team Principal“A strong team qualifying performance today. Both Mark and Sebastian are looking quick, but we’re just too far behind the double-decker diffusers at the moment. Unfortunately, Sebastian has his ten-place penalty to take, but hopefully he can have a bit of luck tomorrow.”

Fabrice Lom, Renault“A nice qualifying. The performance of the car is good and I think we will be in 5th and 13th on the grid tomorrow with the penalty. We have new engines here and with the quality of our engine and the way the RB5 is performing, I think we have everything under control for tomorrow. It’s a tough race for the engine here, but it’s even tougher for the driver.”

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