Italy Saturday quotes: Lotus

Jarno Trulli - 20th: "It was a great qualifying session for the whole team today because both cars are in front of a Force India and it's looking good for tomorrow. The mechanics sorted out a little problem on the car just before the session, and they've been working really well all weekend so it's good to repay that with the result. It's always good to be able to perform like this at your home race and being best of the new guys means it's been a good day."

Italy Saturday quotes: Lotus

Heikki Kovalainen - 19th: "I'm very happy with the performance today. It's been a really good qualifying for both me and Jarno and we're both in a good position for the race tomorrow. I had a great long run in yesterday's practice and I'm looking forward to the race, perhaps more than most of the races this season. We've had a few races this season where we haven't got the most out of the Friday sessions, but we did so yesterday, and that, combined with the promise of a dry race tomorrow and a very good race car, means I think we'll put in a strong performance."

Mike Gascoyne, Chief Technical Officer: "It was an excellent qualifying session. I think we managed to get the most out of both cars today so well done to both drivers and the whole team. Overall I'm happy that we have the right level of wing for the race and after a trouble free session today we're now looking forward to a solid two car finish tomorrow, ahead of our closest rivals."

Tony Fernandes, Team Principal: "What an awesome qualifying session! I'm so happy today - what a great way to bring up our first year anniversary! I always felt this would be Jarno's day, but that's taking nothing away from Heikki who also did an immense job out there. We are 1.1 seconds off Pedro's Sauber, and on a power track like Monza that is incredible. I'm so proud of the whole team - they have worked brilliantly all weekend, and it has paid off today with a great performance from everyone. Tomorrow is going to be special, but the goal remains the same - get both cars home and make sure we stay ahead of the other new teams."

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