Marco Wittmann was the second-best BMW driver. The reigning DTM champion set the third-fastest time of 1:18.355 minutes in the Ice-Watch BMW M4 DTM. His fellow BMW Team RMG driver Maxime Martin was eighth fastest, meaning three BMWs featured in the top ten.
Augusto Farfus, Timo Glock and Bruno Spengler ended the 45-minute session in twelfth, 14th and 15th place. Martin Tomczyk and António Félix da Costa were 20th and 22nd.