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Complete Sim Racing Rigs

2 Complete Sim Racing Rigs To Consider

, by Mark Verwoert, 3 min reading time

For aspiring and seasoned sim racers alike, a complete sim racing rig can be the ultimate gateway to a world of adrenaline-pumping virtual competition. But with numerous options available, selecting the right rig can feel overwhelming. Here, we'll delve into the strengths and differences between two popular complete sim racing rigs: the Simplace Complete Racing Simulator SP1 and the Simons Gaming Solutions  S1 complete rig, helping you choose the perfect setup for your needs.

Simplace SP1 - Complete Racing Simulator

The Simplace SP1 is a premium, modular rig designed for serious sim racers who demand top-tier performance and adjustability.


  • Highly customizable: The SP1 boasts a strong aluminum frame that can accommodate a wide range of racing seats, wheels, and pedal sets.
  • Direct drive wheel compatibility: The SP1's sturdy construction allows for the use of powerful direct drive wheels, delivering exceptional force feedback for the most realistic racing experience.
  • Triple monitor support: The SP1 supports triple monitor setups, creating a truly immersive panoramic view of the virtual track.

Simplace SP1 Complete Sim Racing Rig

SGS S1 - Complete Racing Simulator

The SGS S1 is a fantastic choice for beginner and intermediate sim racers seeking a high-quality, pre-configured rig that offers excellent value.


  • Plug-and-play simplicity: The SGS S1 arrives pre-assembled, allowing you to jump into the action quickly and easily.
  • Comfortable racing seat: This rig features a supportive racing seat ideal for extended races.
  • Wheel and pedal compatibility: The SGS S1 is compatible with a wide range of popular wheel and pedal sets, providing flexibility to choose components that fit your budget and preferences.

Simons Gaming Solutions SGS 1 Complete Sim Racing Rig

So, Which Sim Racing Rig is Right for You?

The ideal choice between the SP1 and SGS S1 depends on your sim racing experience and goals:

Choose the Simplace SP1 if:

  • You're a serious sim racer seeking maximum performance and adjustability.
  • You plan on using a direct drive wheel for the most realistic force feedback.
  • You want the flexibility of a triple monitor setup for an immersive racing experience.

Choose the SGS S1 if:

  • You're a beginner or intermediate sim racer seeking a high-quality, pre-configured rig.
  • You prioritize a comfortable and supportive racing seat for extended races.
  • You're on a budget and want a rig with pre-selected components for easy setup.

The Bottom Line: Your Complete Sim Racing Rig

Both the Simplace SP1 and SGS S1 are excellent complete sim racing rigs that cater to different needs.  Simplace provides a modular, premium option for serious sim racers, while the SGS S1 offers a user-friendly setup perfect for beginners and those seeking good value.  Ultimately, the best choice depends on your individual preferences and racing aspirations!

Ready to take your sim racing experience to the next level?  Visit Simplace today to explore our complete selection of sim racing rigs and find the perfect setup for your dream racing cockpit!



We aim to create a comprehensive repository to help you make your sim racing gear decisions. Check out some of our other detailed articles:

> A Beginner's Guide to a Sim Racing Setup: This article provides an overview of your entire setup.

> Best Sim Racing Cockpits: This article recommends the top ten cockpits for all budgets and compares ~70% of all the cockpits on the market in a simple table.

> The Wheel Base Guide: A comparison of every single wheel base on the market. We show the torque, platform compatibility, price and other relevant information in tables. We also have an article that analyses the value of entry-level direct drives, and one that recommends Xbox wheel bases.

> The Steering Wheel Guide: See types of wheels and the other considerations when buying one. We also have one that ranks the 12 Best F1 Steering Wheels.

> The Wheel Compatibility Guide: See the bolt patterns and QR Hubs of all the major wheel and wheel base brands.

> The Shifter and Handbrake Guide: A comparison of every sim racing stick shifter and handbrake on the market.

> The Pedal Guide: A comparison of all the budget and entry-level pedal sets, and the most popular mid-range and high-end pedal sets on the market.

> How to Earn Money in Sim Racing: An overview of the various ways in which you can get income from your favourite hobby.

We've started a series of posts where we spotlight different brands. To start off with, check out our spotlight on Moza Racing, and our spotlight on Simons Gaming Solutions, an up-and-coming manufacturer.

We also publish sim related news, like analysing the value of the Fanatec ClubSport DD, reviewing the Fanatec QR2 or looking at the latest WRC updates. You can also find articles about us, like this article about our visit to the recent ADAC Sim Racing Expo.

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