Mark Webber will start his final Grand Prix in Brazil from fourth on the grid after struggling to get the best out of his intermediate tires on a drying track in Q3.
Meanwhile Webber is playing down the emotional resonance of his last Formula 1 weekend.
“The drivers’ briefing was interesting,” he said. “Just because the guys gave me a very good reception, and I had a little chat with them. Obviously your colleagues, they’re the ones that you work so hard to compete against over 17 years, and that means a lot to you, so that was quite touching.