In autumn 2014, the first in the history of the Grand Prix of Russia on the new racetrack Sochi, built around the Olympic facilities in the Imereti Valley. On Saturday, October 11, held a qualification held at the excellent sunny weather. Though the race track and a completely new, the leaders remained the same. For pole fought among themselves pilots Mercedes, but quickly proved Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg showed the second result. For a moment it seemed that the fight to intervene Walter Bottas Williams, however the Finn in the final attempt a little mistake at the exit of the last turn, left as a result of the third. At the same time his team-mate Felipe Massa had problems with the car, so the Brazilian could not even go out in the second segment. Excellent in Sochi looked well and both drivers McLaren – Jenson Button fourth result showed a high and Kevin Magnussen – the sixth. Also in the top ten broke both representatives of Ferrari, but alas – it is only the eighth place for Fernando Alonso and ninth for Kimi. But Sebastian Vettel in Sochi and not managed to get to the final, eleventh left.