Traffic holds Webber from top 10 place

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It looked like the Red Bull Racing drivers would be able to place their cars in the top ten during the Singapore qualifying session, but unfortuntely they didn't succeed. Mark Webber will start the first ever night race from 13th position and David Coulthard from 14th.

Mark Webber, Position 13th
"Obviously that was disappointing. It was difficult to find a rhythm today and neither of my flying laps in Q2 worked out. I was up on the last lap, but a bit of traffic cost me vital time in the last sector. It was a tricky session for us today."

David Coulthard, Position 14th
"I had to make it up a little bit in qualifying today, as I missed out on track time this morning. On a track like this you really need miles to get your hand in. On my flying lap I was over the top on some corners, but I think I did pretty well on others. It's not good to start the race tomorrow in the middle of the pack. The main factors for this track are getting the right tyre and getting your eye in, so you turn at the right point."

Christian Horner: "The weekend so far has been quite challenging and it's obviously disappointing to line up 13th and 14th. Traffic in the final sector of Mark's last lap cost him a place in the top ten, but I'm sure it's going to be an incident filled race tomorrow. I think this race is a welcome new addition on the Formula One calendar. The organisers have done a superb job in putting together a first class facility and it's a great spectacle to see Formula One at night time."

Fabrice Lom, Renault, Principal Engineer, Track Support: "I don't know what to say. It was a bad result today - for Red Bull and for Renault. It's only the second time this year that we haven't had a Renault in Q3. We need to look at the results today and understand why we weren't quick enough."