All riders with the exception of Federico Sandi improved on their Qualifying 1 lap times...

1.Jonathan ReaGBR Pata Honda World Superbike CBR1000RR1m 42.645s
2.Eugene LavertyIRL Aprilia Racing Team RSV41m 42.738s
3.Sylvain GuintoliFRA Aprilia Racing Team RSV41m 42.787s
4.Marco MelandriITA BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK S1000RR1m 42.933s
5.Tom SykesGBR Kawasaki Racing Team ZX-10R1m 43.099s
6.Leon CamierGBR Fixi Crescent Suzuki GSX-R10001m 43.516s
7.Davide GiuglianoITA Althea Racing RSV41m 43.550s
8.Michel FabrizioITA Red Devils Roma RSV41m 43.565s
9.Chaz DaviesGBR BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK S1000RR1m 43.599s
10.Loris BazFRA Kawasaki Racing Team ZX-10R1m 43.670s
11.Ayrton BadoviniITA Team Ducati Alstare 1199 R1m 43.949s
12.Carlos ChecaESP Team Ducati Alstare 1199 R1m 44.111s
13.Leon HaslamGBR Pata Honda World Superbike CBR1000RR1m 44.354s
14.Jules CluzelFRA Fixi Crescent Suzuki GSX-R10001m 44.482s
15.Max NeukirchnerGER MR-Racing 1199 R1m 44.670s
16.Vittorio IannuzzoITA Grillini Dentalmatic SBK S1000RR1m 45.208s
17.Alexander LundhSWE Team Pedercini ZX-10R1m 45.361s
18.Ivan ClementiITA HTM Racing S1000RR1m 45.607s
19.Federico SandiITA Team Pedercini ZX-10R1m 4.987s

Portimao official WSBK lap recordsBest lap: Tom Sykes GBR Kawasaki Racing ZX-10R 1m 41.415 (2012)Race lap record: Max Biaggi ITA Aprilia Alitalia RSV-4 1m 42.774s (2010)