Tag: Racing Seats


RSeat N1 Racing Cockpit Review

For those that don’t know me, I’m a tall, slender guy at 6’4” and 180lb. I decided I wanted to upgrade my 11+ year-old Playseat Evo racing seat with something a little nicer…

Next Level Racing F1GT Review

If there’s one thing that rings true about the sim racing rig market, it’s that it can become oversaturated. How does one stand out from the crowd? Next Level Racing… Read More »

GranStand Sim Racing Cockpit Review

The world of sim racing rigs can be a challenging one to navigate. Products come in all shapes and sizes — and prices can easily stretch into the four digits.… Read More »

Kickstarter Campaign Aims to Turn Your Couch Into a Sim Racing Rig

Hardware 23 Apr 27, 2017 by Adam Ismail

A recently-launched Kickstarter campaign intends to bring the sim racing experience to those without a dedicated setup.

Sparco's Gaming Range Fully Unveiled

Hardware 29 Apr 21, 2017 by Josh Steele

The products for Sparco’s first foray into the sim-racing market are finally unveiled, soon to be released.

Sparco And Codemasters Team Up For DiRT Rally Racing Seat

Hardware 9 Mar 8, 2017 by Brendan Rorrison

The 2015 rally sim gets its own branded racing chair.

Next Level Racing Introduces F1GT Simulator Cockpit

Hardware 8 Feb 16, 2017 by Matej

Meet Next Level Racing’s new racing cockpit with adjustable settings for both Formula 1 and GT racing.

Sparco is Entering the World of Sim Racing in 2017

Hardware 29 Dec 28, 2016 by Matej

The famous auto equipment manufacturer will be introducing a new line of accessories for sim fans next year.

Subaru's Former Rally Cars Converted Into Driving Game Simulators

Car Culture 11 Apr 17, 2016 by Matej

A journalist from ISRTV.com takes a look at a driving simulator installed within a full-sized rally car.

Win a Playseat Project CARS Gaming Seat in SMS's New Photo Contest

HardwareProject CARS 5 Mar 6, 2016 by Matej

Slightly Mad Studios and Playseat are giving away a new gaming seat in exciting photo competition.

New Playseat Project CARS Gaming Seat Announced

HardwareProject CARS 7 Feb 25, 2016 by Matej

By collaborating with Slightly Mad Studios, Playseat has brought another interesting rig for all driving-simulation enthusiasts.

Fanatec CSL Seat Review & High-End Wheel Shootout

Gran Turismo insider Amar212 reviews Fanatec’s new racing seat and compares two high-end wheels in GT5.

GT5 Racing Cockpit Built from an Opel Astra

Hardware 128 Feb 25, 2012 by Andrew Evans

Take a look at this amazing homebuilt GT5 racing rig, crafted from a real Opel Astra!

Official GT5 "Racing Pods" On Sale for $9,500 in Dubai

Hardware 56 Oct 10, 2010 by Jordan Greer

If you’ve been watching the evolution of GT5, you probably noticed these “racing pods” used to demo the game. Made of steel and glass, they’re certainly impressive and are now being sold to the public.

VisionRacer VR3 Discount for GTPlanet Visitors

Hardware Aug 23, 2009 by Jordan Greer

When GTPlanet reviewed the VisionRacer VR3 earlier this year, we really loved what we saw. Anyone dedicated to their sim-racing hobby would be hard-pressed to find something to match the… Read More »

VisionRacer VR3 Review

Since steering wheels first became popular accessories for racing games, the search to find the best way to use them has been ongoing.  Over the years, we’ve seen lots of… Read More »

The Coolest Racing Seat, Ever

Hardware 10 Mar 3, 2009 by Jordan Greer

Sim racers love their hobby, and we’ve seen some pretty impressive setups over the years (see our Racing Cockpits forum for more).  This, however, raises the bar to a completely… Read More »

Fully Enclosed Racing Pod...err, Box

Hardware 1 Oct 25, 2008 by Jordan Greer

Just when you think you’ve seen it all, something comes along which pushes the envelope of racing pod construction even further.  GTPlanet member GTP_joeninety has built a fully-enclosed driving simulator… Read More »

Punters' Secrets Revealed? Racing Cockpit w/Keg

Hardware 1 Oct 22, 2008 by Jordan Greer

Hardly a day passes in our Gran Turismo 5 Prologue forum, when someone does not lament the lack of skill that plagues many online competitors in the game.  Today, we… Read More »