Paddock reaction to a nail-biting F1 qualifying session at the Singapore Grand Prix…
The fact that half a second covered the first nine cars on the grid showed just how close things were in qualifying at Marina Bay, even though it’s the track with the most corners and places a heavy premium on downforce and engine power. Mercedes may have locked out the front row, but rivals Red Bull were much closer than anyone had predicted and Ferrari too showed unexpectedly strong pace. We take a team-by-team look at Saturday’s Singapore formbook
Felipe Massa says Williams immediately found a way of solving its tyre issues which had plagued the team during Friday practice, allowing it to be competitive in qualifying in Singapore
Kimi Raikkonen is confident he will be able to pick up a good haul of points in Singapore on Sunday despite a software problem in qualifying…
Valtteri Bottas believes he could have qualified higher than eighth for the Singapore Grand Prix but for a big mistake on his final lap
ESPN rounds up all the reaction from around the paddock after qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix
Kimi Raikkonen says he has been encouraged by Ferrari’s form in qualifying despite having to abandon his final run in Q3 due to a reliability issue
The top three F1 qualifiers at the Singapore Grand Prix face the media as they reflect on Saturday’s session under the lights.
Jenson Button admits a mistake on his crucial Q2 lap cost him the chance of making the top-ten shootout after qualifying 11th for the Singapore Grand Prix
Felipe Massa says the Williams Formula 1 team’s return to form on Saturday at the Singapore Grand Prix was down to it getting on top of tyre temperature problems
Felipe Massa believes Williams is now in a position to get a good result at the Singapore Grand Prix after resolving its Friday practice issues
 2014 Singapore Grand Prix – Qualifying TYRE STRATEGY EVIDENT FROM START OF QUALIFYING AS ALL DRIVERS USE SUPERSOFT IN Q1 HAMILTON ON POLE AFTER CLOSEST QUALIFYING SESSION OF THE YEAR  THREE PIT STOPS EXPECTED TO BE FASTEST RACE STRATEGY, WITH 100% HISTORICAL PROBABILITY OF A SAFETY CAR Singapore, September 20, 2014 – With first and second on the grid in Singapore thanks to Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, Mercedes has claimed its seventh monopoly of the front-row this season – but tyre strategy will be extremely important for the race tomorrow. It was the closest qualifying session of the year, with Hamilton clinching pole from his team mate by just seven-thousandths of a second, using the P Zero Red supersoft tyre.
Sebastian Vettel believes that he had the potential to claim pole position for the Singapore F1 Grand Prix had it not been for a series of little errors.
Sebastian Vettel believes that he had the potential to claim pole position for the Singapore F1 Grand Prix had it not been for a series of little errors.
There was nothing to choose between the frontrunners in an incredibly close qualifying session at Marina Bay, with half a second covering the top eight drivers. But while the chasing pack therefore closed in on Mercedes, polesitter Lewis Hamilton insists his duel with team mate and title rival Nico Rosberg will not be affected – and that his only focus is securing victory in Singapore
Fernando Alonso thinks he can battle for a spot on the podium at the very least from fifth on the grid after a surprisingly competitive qualifying for Ferrari in Singapore
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso fifth and Kimi Raikkonen seventh sounds like the norm this season, but it hides the fact this afternoon’s qualifying was exciting for everyone and one with several positives for Scuderia Ferrari.
Sebastian Vettel thinks his Red Bull Formula 1 car was good enough to deliver pole position at the Singapore Grand Prix.
Williams' Felipe Massa qualified sixth and Valtteri Bottas eighth for tomorrow’s Singapore Grand Prix. The team have been working overnight to improve the performance of the Williams Mercedes FW36 and the gap in pace has been closed relative to our closest Championship rivals.
Sebastian Vettel felt pole position was within his reach at the Singapore Grand Prix had it not been for a series of small mistakes on his qualifying lap
McLaren headed into Singapore hoping new upgrades would move them closer to the sharp end of the grid, only to struggle on the fringes of the top ten in qualifying. Kevin Magnussen admits such a return is short of pre-weekend expectations
Kimi Raikkonen says he goes into the Singapore Grand Prix in good spirits despite a Q3 software issue costing him the chance to improve on seventh after a completive qualifying session for Ferrari
Mercedes AMG secured a close front row lockout for tomorrow's Singapore Grand Prix, as Lewis Hamilton took pole by just seven thousandths of a second from team-mate Nico Rosberg.
Singapore Grand Prix post-qualifying press conference with Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg and Daniel Ricciardo
Lotus F1 Team endured a frustrating qualifying session at the Marina Bay Street Circuit with Pastor Maldonado qualifying in eighteenth and Romain Grosjean sixteenth for tomorrow’s Singapore Grand Prix. Both drivers’ efforts were hampered by power delivery issues during the course of their qualifying laps.
Daniel Ricciardo hopes to take the fight to Mercedes on Sunday after qualifying just two tenths off the front row for the Singapore Grand Prix
Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo is anticipating a ‘fun’ Singapore Grand Prix after qualifying third behind the two Mercedes F1 drivers.
Qualifying at the Marina Bay circuit saw Sahara Force India drivers Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez qualify in P13 and P15 respectively for tomorrow’s Singapore Grand Prix.
Fernando Alonso says it was “quite a surprise” for Ferrari to be so competitive during qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix
McLaren will start in P9 (Kevin Magnussen) and P11 (Jenson Button) for tomorrow’s Singapore Grand Prix. As the drivers did reasonably well, the result still shows the car's lack of pace.
Romain Grosjean said continuing Renault engine problems were taking a toll on the whole Lotus Formula 1 team, following a frustrating qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix
Ferrari has said a software problem was to blame for Kimi Raikkonen’s missed opportunity in Singapore Grand Prix qualifying
Even though Sebatian Vettel proved a little unhappy with his qualifying lap, the team was generally pleased with the second row lock out after today's qualifying.
In qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix the Sauber F1 Team’s drivers were 14th (Esteban Gutiérrez) and 17th (Adrian Sutil). The Mexican was able to run in qualifying without any issues, but the German was missing quite a lot of top speed on the straights as shown by the data.
Toro Rosso attempted to get both its cars into Q3 today in Singapore, but only half of that plan worked out. Jean-Eric Vergne though took responsibility for it, admitting an error cost him a place in the top 10.
Nico Rosberg admits he could not quite believe the slender margin of Lewis Hamilton’s pole after being pipped by just 0.007s in Singapore
Getting a perfect lap at Singapore is always difficult; the 3.17 mile lap with 23 corners offers many traps and places to lose time. None of the top three put together a perfect lap with three best sector times. With such small margins between the front four cars this year it is interesting to look […]
Sebastian Vettel was left to rue a poor final lap in qualifying at Singapore which ruined his hopes of claiming pole position…
Lewis Hamilton says he just got quicker and quicker after recovering from a Turn 1 lock up to edge out Nico Rosberg for pole by just 0.007s in Singapore
Fernando Alonso says he was surprised his Ferrari Formula 1 team was so strong during qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix
1 – Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes); 2 – Nico Rosberg (Mercedes); 3 – Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull Racing) Q: Lewis, pole position once again for Singapore and you saved the best until last it seems?
Fernando Alonso secured a customary P5 in qualifying for the Singapore GP, but the Spaniard is confident Ferrari can mix it with the pacesetters come race day…
Sebastian Vettel on why he felt pole in Singapore was achievable for Red Bull; Jean-Eric Vergne on the mistake that cost him a shot at progressing into Q3; Esteban Gutierrez on exceeding expectations and putting Sauber in a ‘good position’ for Sunday’s race. The drivers and senior team personnel report back after a dramatic qualifying session at Marina Bay
Daniel Ricciardo admits he was surprised to find himself so close to the two Mercedes cars during qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix…
Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the Singapore Grand Prix by beating team-mate Nico Rosberg by just 0.007s after a four-team fight for pole
Lewis Hamilton pips Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in nail-biting F1 qualifying session for the Singapore Grand Prix.
Fernando Alonso qualified in a familiar fifth place in Singapore, but the Ferrari star is in upbeat mood since in terms of time he was much closer to the front than usual – and he is confident of enjoying a … Continue reading →
It was a case of so close, but yet so far for Nico Rosberg as he was beaten to pole position by the narrowest of margins by Lewis Hamilton…
Lewis Hamilton admitted he was very surprised to see Mercedes’ Formula 1 rivals so close in the fight for Singapore Grand Prix pole position
Lewis Hamilton edged Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg by just 0.007s to claim his sixth pole position of the season in a hugely competitive qualifying session at Marina Bay on Saturday evening. Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel claimed third and fourth, while Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso saw off the challenge of Williams’ Felipe Massa to take fifth