There were a handful of crashes in the 40-minute session, three of which were particularly notable. Lorenzo Fellon (Sic58 Squadra Corse) had an ugly-looking tumble exiting the Stekkenwal with around 10 minutes to go, which forced Sasaki to fire onto the grass infield in taking evasive action. Fellon was to his feet quickly enough, although it appeared he may have been suffering some hand soreness. Then right at the end of proceedings, Elia Bartolini (QJMotor Avintia Racing Team) highsided at the Geert Timmer Chicane, with he and marshals still present when Daniel Holgado (Red Bull KTM Ajo) slid into the gravel trap. Fellon got into Q2 in 11th, Holgado is 18th, and Bartolini is 24th.