Malta Classic has launched its 2019 events in a press conference held today Friday 13th September at Salini Resort, Salini.
The press conference was addressed by Malta Classic’s brand ambassador and commentator, Mr. Patrick Young, Malta Classic’s Operations Director Ms. Pamela Said, SportMalta CEO Mr. Mark Cutajar and Salini Hotel’s Resort and Business Development Director, Mr. Philippe Lonfat. The top table speakers inaugurated the 4-day event in its 12th edition being held between the 10th and 13th October this year.
Thursday 10th October will see classic cars racing up the hills of Mtaħleb with views over the Mediterranean Sea. Some of the world’s most prestigious cars will be showcased against the historic backdrop of St Peter’s Square, at the Mdina Concours d’Elegance on Friday 11th. The exhilarating races around the fortified walls of the Silent City and the centrepiece of Malta Classic 2019 will follow with The Mdina Grand Prix taking place on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th October. Categorised by speed, power and era, over 75 pre-1975 iconic classic cars will take to the Mdina Circuit in a race to the finish line.
Mr. Patrick Young revealed that thousands of spectators will experience the Mdina Grand Prix in a new dimension thanks to a new sponsor, Hands on systems, providing a new GPS Tracking system on all driver vehicles, allowing for real time tracking and reporting at all times.
Malta’s Classic’s Operations Director announced some rare and iconic classic cars taking part and coming over from international locales including a 1965 ISO Bizzarrini A3C, a 1937 pre-war Delahaye, a 1964 Porsche 356 Coupe, a Barquetta Osca S1 500, a 1965 Porsche 911 and a 1950’s Jaguar XK 120 Roadster of which have been also famed for their successes in other races and championships around the world.