The Caterham had originally qualified 19th.
At the front, Lewis Hamilton gave Mercedes another pole ahead of Red Bull duo Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber.
Hamilton's Silverstone-winning team-mate Nico Rosberg ended up only 11th after a tactical misjudgement in Q2.
Lotus enjoyed a qualifying resurgence with fourth and fifth, while Ferrari opted to run the harder medium tyres in Q3, consigning it to row four as Daniel Ricciardo continued to impress in sixth.
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