Second place went to Thomas Jäger, 0.317 seconds from the pole-winning time.
Vicious Rumour Racing car managed to make it onto the podium behind the overall winners.
Davide Rigon, Steve Wyatt and Michele Rugolo took their 458 Italia GT3 to fourth on the grid.
Laurens Vanthoor stunned Mount Panorama on qualifying for the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour.
A major accident has taken place at Bathurst.
Mixed fortunes for UAE teams and drivers in tenth edition of the race.
German team, Black Falcon, has scored its third outright win in the Hankook 24H Dubai.
89 cars taking the start marks a record field for the first international endurance race of the new calendar year.
A record 95 cars with over 400 drivers will be on the grid for this week’s race.
Sean Walkinshaw finished third in class during the annual Gulf 12 Hours at the Yas Marina Circuit.
At the Yas Marina circuit the two stages of the race were concluded with a victory of the Ferrari 458 GT3 di AF Corse.
The top-30 shootout is set to take place at 5:10pm, local time.
The town of Bathurst in New South Wales is home to one of the most demanding racing circuits in the world.