1. Tom Sykes GBR Kawasaki Racing ZX-10R 2m 05.355s
2. Leon Camier GBR Fixi Crescent Suzuki GSX-R1000 2m 06.236s
3. Davide Giugliano ITA Althea Aprilia RSV4 2m 06.332s
4. Jonathan Rea GBR Pata Honda CBR1000RR 2m 06.349s
5. Leon Haslam GBR Pata Honda CBR1000RR 2m 06.353s
6. Eugene Laverty IRL Aprilia Racing RSV4 2m 06.539s
7. Loris Baz FRA Kawasaki Racing ZX-10R 2m 06.553s
8. Marco Melandri ITA BMW GoldBet S1000RR HP4 2m 06.590s
9. Sylvain Guintoli FRA Aprilia Racing RSV4 2m 06.656s
10. Jules Cluzel FRA Fixi Crescent Suzuki GSX-R1000 2m 06.718s
11. Ayrton Badovini ITA Alstare Ducati 1199 R 2m 06.735s
12. Chaz Davies GBR BMW GoldBet S1000RR HP4 2m 06.826s
13. Max Neukirchner GER MR Ducati 1199 R 2m 07.516s
14. Carlos Checa ESP Alstare Ducati 1199 R 2m 07.546s
15. Michel Fabrizio ITA Red Devils Roma Aprilia RSV4 2m 07.753s
16. Mark Aitchison AUS Pedercini Kawasaki ZX-10R 2m 09.126s
17. Federico Sandi ITA Pedercini Kawasaki ZX-10R 2m 10.471s
18. Vittorio Iannuzzo ITA Grillini Dentalmatic BMW S1000RR 2m 11.866s

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)