Soldier Field to host Formula One Festival in Chicago

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A festival for Formula One fans is coming to Soldier Field this weekend.

Admission to the Emirates F1 Chicago Festival on Saturday, June 8 is free and the event is open from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Attendees can expect to see F1 driver appearances and a live driving exhibition on Museum Campus Drive.

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ABC7's Jim Rose speaks with Alex Molina of Formula 1 about this weekend's racing festival in Chicago.



Bears Quarterback Mitch Trubisky is the official ambassador of the event and told ABC7's Jim Rose in an exclusive interview that he feels the need for speed.

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Admission to the Emirates F1 Chicago Festival on Saturday, June 8 is free. The event is open from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.



"I'm a big fan of cars, especially ones that go fast, so this is the perfect event for fans to come check it out on Saturday, it's a free event," Trubisky said. "It's the first time I've been seeing a car in person. You can see how fast they go, you'll be able to see donuts and everything."

For more information about the festival, click here.
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