The Sauber F1 Team suffered mixed fortunes in qualifying for the Indian Grand Prix. Nico Hulkenberg managed to safely make it through to the top 10 shoot-out and set the seventh fastest time of the session. However team-mate Esteban Gutierrez could only manage 16th after a hard hit with the kerb in Q2.
Hulkenberg had looked quick all weekend and managed to out-qualify both McLaren's and the Ferrari of Fernando Alonso, although both were on the medium compound tyre. He is expecting a close battle with Button and Perez in the race but is unsure as to how the soft tyre will perform.
'Overall it was quite a good qualifying,' he said. 'P7 is a good position for tomorrow, and I expect a close...
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