Korean International Circuit, Saturday October 5
“Hopefully, we can go forwards tomorrow”
14th 1m39.274s (+1.393s) 15 laps
Q1 12th 1m39.049s (on Options)
Q2 11th overall* 1m38.362s (on Options)
* will start 10th due to Mark Webber’s 10-place grid penalty
“My fastest lap wasn’t too bad – I had a small lock-up at Turn 15, but I don’t think it cost me too much laptime. So, what we have is pretty much everything that we could have achieved today.
“We’ve developed a useful set-up for tomorrow afternoon, and we’ve also fitted a seventh gear that’s long enough to hopefully enable us to do some overtaking. That means I’m looking forward to an exciting race.
“We really need to score some points tomorrow, and I think we’re in a good position to do so.”
10th 1m39.114s (+1.233s) 14 laps
Q1 9th 1m38.882s (on Options)
Q2 12th overall* 1m38.365s (on Options)
* will start 11th due to Mark Webber’s 10-place grid penalty
“On my fastest lap, I lost a tenth and a half behind Kimi