Classic four-wheel beauties race in Mdina Grand Prix practice
The old city of Mdina provided the perfect backdrop today for the with the Mdina Glass Concours d'Elegance in Cathedral Square as part of the Mdina Grand Prix.
Live classical music and car owners in period outfits added to the festive atmosphere, pleasing the many Maltese and foreigners who turned up for the event.
Practice was held on the 2.2-kilometre track below the Mdina bastions in preparation for tomorrow's race with 80 cars vying to take the chequered flag first.
Participants will have two runs in the morning and two in the afternoon to determine the winner.
The Grand Prix started yesterday with the Mtaħleb Hill Climb.
A convoy of classic cars left the Hilton in St Julian's and sped towards Mtaħleb for the start of this year's event.
Cars taking part include eight Bugattis, a 1933 Alfa Romeo 6C and a convertible Porsche 356.
Demonstration runs by classic motorbikes and supercars are also expected tomorrow.