Kazuya Oshima and Kenta Yamashita have led a Lexus 1, 2 in qualifying for the fourth round of the Super GT series at Buriram Thailand.
Yuji Kunimoto and Sho Tsuboi were second ahead of the Nissan GT-R of Kohei Hirate and Fred Makowiecki.
Defending Champions Naoki Yamamoto and Jenson Button struggled in their Honda NSX and will start the race from back in Seventh.
In GT300 Takamitsu Matsui and Kimiya Sato in the Mother Chassis Toyota 86 will start in front of the GT3 Nissan GT-R of Kazuki Hiramine and Sacha Fenestraz.
The Aston Martin Vantage of Tomonobu Fujii and Joao Paulo de Oliveira will start from third.