On a damp and slippery track, pole sitter Felix Porteiro took an early lead and battled hard with Patrick Pilet for most of the race. However, with three laps to go, Pilet passed Porteiro for the lead at the Parabolica, but in defending his lead he ran over the grass at the first chicane and spun.
Porteiro had to momentarily back off to avoid hitting Pilet, allowing Valles, who had been holding a watching brief on the leading pair throughout, to sneak through and take the victory. It was his first since the sprint race at Donington Park.
Markus Winkelhock took his sixth podium finish of the season with third, closing to within a second of Porteiro by the chequered flag.
Pilet recovered and finish fourth, which was still his best result of the season.
Former GP2 runner Ryan Sharp was in contention at the beginning of the race, having been one of only three drivers to gamble on wet tyres. He vaulted form eighth on the grid to third within two laps, but despite the extra grip, he spun off at Roggia.
Newly crowned champion Robert Kubica registered his first non-finish of the season, after a collision with Colin Fleming sent him into the gravel.
Pos Driver Team Time
1. Valles Pons Racing 27:53.769
2. Porteiro Epsilon Euskadi + 2.048
3. Winkelhock Draco Multiracing Usa + 2.856
4. Pilet GD Racing + 15.446
5. Gommendy KTR + 19.057
6. Salignon Cram Competition + 19.767
7. Miguez Pons Racing + 21.745
8. Rigon Victory Engineering + 22.464
9. Van Lagen KTR + 23.351
10. Monfardini Dams + 25.000
11. Pagenaud DHG Saulnier Racing + 26.534
12. Montanari Draco Multiracing Usa + 29.266
13. Watts Eurointernational + 30.855
14. Tedeschi RC Motorsport + 43.746
15. Pellegrino RC Motorsport + 45.056
16. Antinucci Victory Engineering + 53.616
17. Bellarosa Avelon Formula + 57.283
18. Fukuda DHG Saulnier Racing +1:21.724
19. Bennani Avelon Formula + 1 lap
20. Mondini Carlin Motorsport + 3 laps
Driver Team On Lap
Pasini Cram Competition 12
Fleming Jenzer Motorsport 10
Rees Interwetten 6
Iaconelli Interwetten 6
Kubica Epsilon Euskadi 5
Pavlovic GD Racing 5
Maldonado Dams 5
Zuber Carlin Motorsport 3
Sharp Jenzer Motorsport 2
Meneghello Eurointernational 0
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