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Sim Racing Garage – Sim Lab P1 Cockpit Build And Review

Sim Racing Garage - Sim Lab P1 Cockpit Build And Review

Sim Racing Garage – Sim Lab P1 Cockpit Build And Review

Three weeks ago, Barry Rowland of the Sim Racing Garage introduced part 1 of his To Be Faster JCL V2 Cockpit review. Now Barry is back with a new review of yet another modular aluminum profile racing rig. The Sim Lab P1 Cockpit.

During part-1 of his cockpit review, Barry assembles the modular aluminum profile Sim Lab P1 chassis and shares first impressions regarding the product build. In part-2, (Video Below) Barry mounts all his sim racing peripherals to get the rig in a racing condition and fires up iRacing for a test session. To conclude the review, Barry shares his final thoughts.

The Sim Lab P1 sim-racing chassis features improved rigidity, more custom brackets, and a cleaner design, Due to its solid design, the Sim-Labs chassis is very well suited for Direct Drive steering systems. The uprights are connected by 10 mm thick aluminum “sandwich” plates, which are easy to assemble and provide a rock-solid mount. The pedal deck is easily adjustable with locking levers and can be tilted.

The Grey P1 cockpit is available for  €699,00 + shipping at the Sim Lab Website. An optional Black version currently retails for €899,00 + shipping. ( EU orders: 5 business days – Export orders: 10 business days)

Key Features:

  • Base structure featuring 160×40 mm aluminum profiles. Special sandwich plates lock the uprights from any movement. High-quality solid joints attach the dashboard bracket to the frame, making it easy to adjust height and angle of the steering wheel.
  • Dashboard bracket securely fixates you servo drive wheel or Fanatec base.
  • Movable seat position (can be positioned inclined)
  • Steering wheel position fully adjustable
  • Pedal position fully adjustable
  • Rigid aluminum profiles
  • Side mounting point included that can be configured in different ways
  • Fanatec pedals can be mounted without additional hardware. Heusinkveld pedals can be mounted without extra materials, all bolts/nuts included. Heel plate can be purchased separately.
  • Different sizes of spare bolts to mount seat brackets, shifters, and pedals


  • Aluminum profiles and mounting materials
  • Base frame consists of 40×160 mm profiles
  • Steering wheel uprights 40 x 120 mm profiles, length 750 mm
  • Aluminum profile type: Item 40 mm slot 8
  • P1 chassis dimensions: 1400 mm x 580 mm (length x width outer dimensions)
  • Steering wheel height adjustability: 0 – 700 mm
  • Suitable for +200cm body length
  • Total weight 45 kg.

Included in the package:

  • Aluminum profiles and mounting materials
  • Bolts for mounting seats and peripherals
  • Schematic instructions available as download
  • Rubber feet
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