Racing wheels are a great piece of equipment to pair up with a quality racing sim such as iRacing or Assetto Corsa and take your immersion to the next level. However, no matter how good your wheel, you still need a solid stand to mount it to make the best of your experience safely.
In this article, we’re going over the top seven racing wheel stands you can buy right now.
Next Level Racing Wheel Stand DD
Brand: Next Level Racing | Price: $279
This is a simple metal frame wheel stand that can hold anything from a simple G29 to an entire direct-drive rig. The wheel height and angle, as well as the pedal distance and angle, are all adjustable. There’s ample space for your shifter and e-brake as well.
The stand is also compatible with all major wheel and pedals. It also includes pre-drilled holes for Logitech, Thrustmaster, Fanatic, Fanatic podium DD1 and DD2 wheels, and experience accuforce wheels.
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Dshot Racing Wheel Stand Pro
Brand: Dshot | Price: $99
Coming in at just under a hundred bucks, this stand offers tremendous value for your money. It has a sturdy metal construction that offers rigidity for just about any wheel you want to mount to the stand. The included shifter and e-brake plates are also solid enough to take a beating.
The stand is adjustable when it comes to angle and height. You can also change the wheel plate angle. The company claims that this stand is compatible with Logitech G25, G27, G29, G920, Thrustmaster T300RS, TX F458 & T500RS; All Fanatec Wheels. Even if your wheel isn’t on the list, you can still clamp it on rather easily.
Next Level Racing Wheel Stand Lite
Brand: Next Level Racing | Price: $163.99
The second entry on this list from Next Level Racing, this stand is a much more compact version of the DD stand we mentioned earlier. The company claims that the stand folds in less than 10 seconds for easy storage.
You can fix your wheel, pedals and shifter/e-brake to the stand and have no issues whatsoever. The wheel height and angle, as well as the pedal distance and angle, are all adjustable.
OpenWheeler GEN3 Racing Wheel Stand Cockpit
Brand: OpenWheeler | Price: $389.00
If you’re looking for something bigger and more complete, the GEN3 package from OpenWheeler has got you covered. What you’re getting here is a nicely integrated cockpit with a lot of room for different accessories and other equipment apart from your standard wheel, pedals and shifter/e-brake.
The cockpit is also surprisingly lightweight to move around and can be folded down easily for storage.
Brand: Playseat | Price: $215
Playseat is a known name in the sim racing world as they produce some of the best rigs out there. The Playseat Challenge is a foldable all-in-one kind of sim racing cockpit designed for entry-level wheels such as the Logitech G29 or the T300rs from Thrustmaster.
The cockpit is built with flexibility in mind and can fold up in half for easy storage in a cupboard or something else of the sort.
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Hottoby G920/G29 Racing Wheel Stand
Brand: Hottoby | Price: $107.99
As the name suggests, this is a small and lightweight cockpit aimed at the G29 or G920 wheels from Logitech. However, you can mount several Thrustmaster wheels to the stand as well, such as the T300rs, TX F458 and T500RS.
You can adjust anything from the pedal position to the steering angle and even the shifter plates.
Next Level Racing GT Lite Foldable Simulator Racing Cockpit
Brand: Next Level Racing | Price: $229.00
The last entry on our list is another cockpit from Next Level Racing. This is a GT Style cockpit that is quite comfortable and spacious. There are quick adjustment levers all around the chair, and the rig is quite durable.
The rig features hard mounting plates for everything, including the wheel, pedals, shifter and e-brake.
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