News: Monaco, Saturday – Toto: “What a fantastic result and a brilliant performance from both drivers”
After a positive start for Marussia in Thursday’s Free Practice sessions, optimism turned to disappointment today when Jules Bianchi was unable to take part in qualifying for his home Grand Prix in Monaco. Team-mate Max Chilton ended Q1 in 20th position after a challenging opening session on the intermediate tyre on a track which was drying rapidly follow a rain shower just prior to qualifying.
Qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix started in light rain and ended with a dry track for which all drivers changed to dry tyres. Sauber F1 Team driver Nico Hülkenberg missed Q3 by six tenths of a second and finished 11th, while Esteban Gutiérrez could not find grip on the intermediate tyres and will start from 19th tomorrow.