From Formula1.com

POS NO DRIVER CAR Q1 Q2 Q3 LAPS
1 44 Lewis Hamilton MERCEDES 1:11.511 1:11.238 1:10.736 12
2 6 Nico Rosberg MERCEDES 1:11.815 1:11.373 1:10.838 12
3 7 Kimi Räikkönen FERRARI 1:12.100 1:12.301 1:11.404 15
4 33 Max Verstappen RED BULL RACING TAG HEUER 1:11.957 1:11.834 1:11.485 12
5 5 Sebastian Vettel FERRARI 1:12.159 1:12.010 1:11.495 13
6 3 Daniel Ricciardo RED BULL RACING TAG HEUER 1:12.409 1:12.047 1:11.540 12
7 8 Romain Grosjean HAAS FERRARI 1:12.893 1:12.343 1:11.937 18
8 27 Nico Hulkenberg FORCE INDIA MERCEDES 1:12.428 1:12.360 1:12.104 20
9 11 Sergio Perez FORCE INDIA MERCEDES 1:12.684 1:12.331 1:12.165 21
10 14 Fernando Alonso MCLAREN HONDA 1:12.700 1:12.312 1:12.266 17
11 77 Valtteri Bottas WILLIAMS MERCEDES 1:12.680 1:12.420 10
12 21 Esteban Gutierrez HAAS FERRARI 1:13.052 1:12.431 14
13 19 Felipe Massa WILLIAMS MERCEDES 1:12.432 1:12.521 11
14 26 Daniil Kvyat TORO ROSSO FERRARI 1:13.071 1:12.726 15
15 55 Carlos Sainz TORO ROSSO FERRARI 1:12.950 1:12.920 15
16 30 Jolyon Palmer RENAULT 1:13.259 1:13.258 11
17 22 Jenson Button MCLAREN HONDA 1:13.276 10
18 20 Kevin Magnussen RENAULT 1:13.410 6
19 94 Pascal Wehrlein MRT MERCEDES 1:13.427 8
20 31 Esteban Ocon MRT MERCEDES 1:13.432 8
21 9 Marcus Ericsson SAUBER FERRARI 1:13.623 8
22 12 Felipe Nasr SAUBER FERRARI 1:13.681 8

 



From Pirelli:

 

2016 Brazilian Grand Prix, Qualifying

COOLER CONDITIONS FOR QUALIFYING IN BRAZIL
AFTER SOME RAIN IN THE MORNING

THE TOP 10 ON THE GRID WILL ALL START ON USED SOFT TYRES:
SEEN FROM START TO FINISH OF QUALIFYING

TWO PIT STOPS IS THE MOST LIKELY SCENARIO FOR THE RACE
BUT WEATHER WILL BE THE DOMINATING FACTOR

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Interlagos, November 12, 2016 – Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton will start tomorrow’s Brazilian Grand Prix from pole position, after setting a time of 1m10.736s on the soft tyre.

The soft compound was used from the start to the finish of qualifying. This means that all the top 10 will start the grand prix on used softs, assuming that it’s a dry race.

While the weather forecast remains uncertain for tomorrow, qualifying remained dry in every session. There was rain in the morning though, with wet and intermediate tyres used during FP3 as well as the slicks.

Track and air temperatures were considerably cooler than they had been on Friday, with the session starting under cloudy skies and 21 degrees centigrade ambient, plus 26 degrees on track.

Two stops look set to be the most likely strategy for tomorrow, although there is scope for strategic variation and teams will also look to adapt their pit stop windows to take advantage of gaps in the traffic, which are especially hard to find at Interlagos. With the teams experiencing reasonably high degradation on the soft in high temperatures, those who choose to start on the medium could have a good chance to run an alternative strategy with a longer first stint.

Paul Hembery, Pirelli motorsport director: “We experienced track and air temperatures today that were a lot lower than they had been on Friday, which consequently had an effect on how the tyres behaved. The rain that fell yesterday and this morning also washed away a lot of the rubber that had been previously laid on the surface, re-starting the cycle of track evolution. With quite a speed margin between the medium and the soft, we saw just the softer tyre used in qualifying. This is what the top 10 will start on, but with variable weather and relatively high degradation on the soft, it’s going to be difficult to predict the optimal strategy.”

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How the tyres behaved today:
Hard: Did not play a prominent role today but could be used with medium in the race.
Medium: Again, absent in qualifying but likely to be a key ingredient tomorrow, if it’s dry.
Soft: Used from start to finish in quali with a speed advantage of more than one second over the medium.

FREE PRACTICE 3 – TOP 3 TIMES

Rosberg 1m11.740s Soft New
Hamilton 1m11.833s Soft New
Vettel 1m11.959s Soft New

QUALIFYING TOP 10

Hamilton 1m10.736s Soft New
Rosberg 1m10.838s Soft New
Raikkonen 1m11.404s Soft New
Verstappen 1m11.485s Soft New
Vettel 1m11.495s Soft New
Ricciardo 1m11.540s Soft New
Grosjean 1m11.937s Soft New
Hulkenberg 1m12.104s Soft New
Perez 1m12.165s Soft New
Alonso 1m12.266s Soft New

MOST LAPS BY COMPOUND SO FAR

Medium Nasr 31 laps
Soft Rosberg 22
Hard Gutierrez 21
Wet Rosberg 2
Intermediate Wehrlein 1

BEST TIME BY COMPOUND SO FAR

Hard Hulkenberg 1m14.358s
Medium Hamilton 1m13.157s
Soft Hamilton 1m10.736s
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