A drying track led to faster lap times in the final free practice session before the cars head out for qualifying this afternoon.
Colin Turkington was fastest, as all 27 cars headed out on track for the first time together.
The BMR driver set a fastest time of 48.940, just six hundredths of a second ahead of BMW's Andy Priaulx.
Aron Smith was third fastest, with Jason Plato fourth and Sam Tordoff, who had led much of the session, in fifth.
The Ciceley Motorsport-run WIX Racing team enjoyed a solid start to the new Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship season, taking three points finishes from the opening three races of the year at Brands Hatch.
Pirtek Racing’s Andrew Jordan posted the fastest lap time of the day in the only official pre-season test ahead of the 2014 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship. Jordan, who clinched the title in the final round of last season, was just 0.001s ahead of Honda Yuasa Racing’s Gordon Shedden.