The session was delayed by half an hour due to track cleaning, then interrupted after eight minutes due to a fire, before finally being brought to a premature conclusion due to a broken drain cover with twelve minutes to go...

1. Jonathan Rea GBR PATA Honda World Superbike CBR1000RR 1m 48.147s
2. Tom Sykes GBR Kawasaki Racing Team ZX-10R 1m 48.187s
3. Marco Melandri ITA Aprilia Racing Team RSV4 1m 48.261s
4. Sylvain Guintoli FRA Aprilia Racing Team RSV4 1m 48.323s
5. Davide Giugliano ITA Ducati Superbike Team 1199 Panigale R 1m 48.574s
6. Chaz Davies GBR Ducati Superbike Team 1199 Panigale R 1m 48.592s
7. Leon Haslam GBR PATA Honda World Superbike CBR1000RR 1m 48.999s
8. Eugene Laverty IRL Voltcom Crescent Suzuki GSX-R1000 1m 49.259s
9. Loris Baz FRA Kawasaki Racing Team ZX-10R 1m 49.600s
10. Leon Camier GBR BMW Motorrad Italia SBK S1000RR 1m 49.610s (E)
11. Alex Lowes GBR Voltcom Crescent Suzuki GSX-R1000 1m 49.710s
12. Ivan Goi ITA BARNI Racing Team 1199 Panigale R 1m 49.920s (E)
13. Niccolo Canepa ITA Althea Racing 1199 Panigale R 1m 50.015s (E)
14. David Salom ESP Kawasaki Racing Team ZX-10R 1m 50.211s (E)
15. Ayrton Badovini ITA Team Bimota Alstare BB3 1m 50.228s (E)
16. Christian Iddon GBR Team Bimota Alstare BB3 1m 50.609s (E)
17. Toni Elias ESP Red Devils Roma RSV4 1m 50.699s
18. Luca Scassa ITA Team Pedercini ZX-10R 1m 50.926s (E)
19. Claudio Corti ITA MV Agusta RC-Yakhnich M. F4RR 1m 51.034s
20. Alessandro Andreozzi ITA Team Pedercini ZX-10R 1m 51.544s (E)
21. Jeremy Guarnoni FRA MRS Kawasaki ZX-10R 1m 51.572s (E)
22. Sheridan Morais RSA IRON BRAIN Grillini Kawasaki ZX-10R 1m 51.707s (E)
23. Michel Fabrizio ITA IRON BRAIN Grillini Kawasaki ZX-10R 1m 52.042s (E)
24. Fabien Foret FRA MAHI Racing Team India ZX-10R 1m 52.070s (E)
25. Imre Toth HUN BMW Team Toth S1000RR 1m 52.445s
26. Geoff May USA Team Hero EBR 1190RX 1m 54.669s
27. Peter Sebestyen HUN BMW Team Toth S1000RR 1m 55.102s (E)
28. Aaron Yates USA Team Hero EBR 1190RX 1m 56.225s

(E) = Evo class.

Imola official WSBK lap records Best lap: Tom Sykes GBR Kawasaki Racing ZX-10R 1m 45.981s (2013) Race lap record: Tom Sykes GBR Kawasaki Racing ZX-10R 1m 47.274s (2013)