#28 Lo SzeHo
The driver of the brand-new i30N TCR took the lead in the first practice session and set the fastest lap of the entire session with a time of 2:34.108. In the second practice session, they broke the fastest lap record again with a time of 2:33.679, pulling over a second ahead of their two main opponents.
#13 Jason Mok
After a year's absence from driving the FK2 Civic TCR, the driver returned and set the fifth fastest time of the day. Both drivers had excellent pace and were in good condition. Later, Jason said, "We sent the car for repairs before the race and installed a brand new gearbox. Szeho personally adjusted the FK2 TCR's condition, and we should be even faster in the afternoon." In the second session, due to a red flag, Jason's best time was 2:37.266, which placed him fourth.