1. Tom Sykes GBR Kawasaki Racing ZX-10R 2m 06.056s
2. Leon Camier GBR Fixi Crescent Suzuki GSX-R1000 2m 06.413s
3. Michel Fabrizio ITA Red Devils Roma Aprilia RSV4 2m 06.964s
4. Davide Giugliano ITA Althea Aprilia RSV4 2m 06.997s
5. Marco Melandri ITA BMW GoldBet S1000RR HP4 2m 07.005s
6. Jonathan Rea GBR Pata Honda CBR1000RR 2m 07.035s
7. Loris Baz FRA Kawasaki Racing ZX-10R 2m 07.086s
8. Eugene Laverty IRL Aprilia Racing RSV4 2m 07.376s
9. Sylvain Guintoli FRA Aprilia Racing RSV4 2m 07.526s
10. Ayrton Badovini ITA Alstare Ducati 1199 R 2m 07.577s
11. Leon Haslam GBR Pata Honda CBR1000RR 2m 07.948s
12. Jules Cluzel FRA Fixi Crescent Suzuki GSX-R1000 2m 08.058s
13. Max Neukirchner GER MR Ducati 1199 R 2m 08.189s
14. Chaz Davies GBR BMW GoldBet S1000RR HP4 2m 08.450s
15. Carlos Checa ESP Alstare Ducati 1199 R 2m 11.320s
16. Mark Aitchison AUS Pedercini Kawasaki ZX-10R 2m 11.475s
17. Federico Sandi ITA Pedercini Kawasaki ZX-10R 2m 11.806s
18. Vittorio Iannuzzo ITA Grillini Dentalmatic BMW S1000RR 2m 12.669s

Silverstone official WSBK lap records Best lap: John Hopkins USA Samsung Crescent Suzuki GSX-R1000 2m 04.041 (2011) Race lap record: Cal Crutchlow GBR Yamaha Sterilgarda YZF-R1 2m 05.259s (2010)