Both Red Bull drivers have enjoyed a competitive and satisfying qualifying session as both managed to qualify for Q3. More importantly for the team, David Coulthard is displaying renewed pace after struggling with the car during the early stages of the season.
Mark Webber - 8th: "I'm pretty happy with that. Of course you always want a little bit more, but it could also have been worse for us, so it's okay. I had Jarno (Trulli) spinning in front of me on my first flying lap in Q3, so it all rested on my final one - but we got there. We've got both cars in the top ten, which is what want we wanted. Let's see what we can do from there tomorrow."
David Coulthard - 9th: "It's been very close with Renault and also our sister team this weekend, both have been looking very quick, but in the end we have both our cars in the top ten. I have a reasonable fuel load, so I'm pretty happy with my performance today."
Christian Horner, Team Principal: "A good recovery after a difficult Friday. Both drivers are much happier with the car today. It was a strong performance from both sides of the garage to qualify for Q3 and, lining up in what will become seventh and eighth tomorrow with Lewis' penalty, we think we're reasonably placed. We're looking forward to tomorrow's race."
Fabrice Lom, Renault, Principal Engineer, Track Support: "It's a good result for the team to get two cars into Q3. David, after his super podium in Canada, is showing that he's coming back strong, so we can now say we are properly beginning the year. The engines did their duty today - they completed the Canadian race, which is very hard, they did today, but they still have a long job to do tomorrow. We hope that they will have no trouble and we can relax after that!"Source: Red Bull Racing