Anselmi set a fastest lap time with an average speed of 151.06 km/h around the winding lakeside track with overall championship leader Niklas Lilja settling for second on the grid.
Alex Campani went third quickest while among the Abarth 500 Assetto Corse, Franco Cimarelli was fastest.
The lights for Sunday's first race go out in the morning, with race two scheduled for the afternoon.
Trofeo Abarth
Campani seals title in thrilling fashion at Monza
15/11/2014 AT 00:40
Pergusa is hosting simultaneously the fifth event of the Trofeo Abarth Selenia Europe and the National ACI/CSAI Abarth Selenia Trophy Italy.
Qualifying practice times:
1. Luca Anselmi 1’57”959
2. Niklas Lilja +0.008
3. Alex Campani +0.618
4. Emanuele Moncini +1.029
5. Cosimo Barberini +2.466
6. “Fisherman” +6.201
7. Franco Cimarelli +6.800
8. Jusso Pajuranta +6.822
9. Maurizio Rampello +7.848
10. “Boga” +11.110
Trofeo Abarth
Lilja sets up thrilling finale with race one win at Monza
26/10/2014 AT 10:30
Trofeo Abarth
Lilja grabs pole at Monza
26/10/2014 AT 10:08