Full times from the opening practice session for the opening round of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship season at Brands Hatch.

1. James Thompson SEAT Sport UK SEAT Leon 49.064secs
2. Jason Plato SEAT Sport UK SEAT Leon 49.229secs
3. Tom Chilton VX Racing Vauxhall Astra 49.271secs
4. Fabrizio Giovanardi VX Racing Vauxhall Astra 49.303secs
5. Gavin Smith VX Racing Vauxhall Astra 49.350secs
6. Gordon Shedden Team Halfords Honda Integra 49.367secs I
7. Matt Neal Team Halfords Honda Integra 49.464secs I
8. Mike Jordan Team Eurotech Honda Integra 49.509secs I
9. Colin Turkington Team RAC MG ZS 49.585secs I
10. Rob Collard Team RAC MG ZS 49.856secs I

11 Dave Pinkney Motorbase Honda Integra 49.929secs I
12. Jason Hughes Kartworld Racing MG ZS 50.483secs I
13. Mark Proctor Fast-Tec Motorsport Honda Civic Type-R 50.485secs I
14. Martyn Bell Geoff Steel Racing BMW 320i E46 51.969secs I
15. Fiona Leggate Thurlby Motors with Tech Speed Vauxhall Astra Coupe 52.041secs I
16. Mark Smith In-Front Motorsport Alfa Romeo 156 1min 00.90secs I
17. James Kaye Synchro Motorsport Honda Civic Type-R No time I

[I denotes Independent entry]