None of the two Sahara Force India drivers managed to be in top-10 in the qualifying as Paul di Resta will start tomorrow’s Spanish Grand Prix in 13th position,just ahead of teammate Nico Hulkenberg.
McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton grabbed pole position with a lap time of 1m 21.707s,with which he pipped Willaims’ Pastor Maldonado to second place.
Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso was third,followed by the two Lotus drivers — Romain Grosjean and Kimi Räikkönen.
Paul di Resta got the better of teammate Nico Hulkenberg,with a lap timing of 1m 23.125s but it wasn’t good enough to go into Q3.
India’s Narain Karthikeyan managed a timing of 1m 31.122s,which is well outside the 107 percent time of 1m 28.363s and it is not yet know if he is allowed to start.
Double defending champion Sebastian Vettel will start from eighth position,just ahead of Mercedes’ Michael Schumacher and Suaber’s Kamui Kobayashi.
The trio did not set a Q3 time.