It is GamePODs close relationship with motorsport, on and off, the track that has helped the GamePod range develop into the world leader of race seats for both games consoles and personal computers.
GamePod is now a household name within the motorsport industry and has always played an active role at major motorsport events.
As of March 2010, all the latest GamePOD news can be found on our GamePOD Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/pages/GamePOD/330577055133# (or just go onto Facebook and search for GamePOD).
So please log on and 'LIKE' our new Facebook page, where as well as all the latest news on GamePOD products, there will also be updates on the various online championships GamePOD are involved in, as well as lot of promo codes & special offers.
TAKE YOUR GAMING TO THE NEXT LEVEL with the GamePOD RUMBLE KIT.
Now you can feel every gut-wrenching bump, gear change or rumble strip through your GamePOD seat making this the closest you will get to the real thing in the comfort of your own home.
The kit includes the new ButtKicker Gamer2 rumble sub, amplifier and wired remote. This will connect to either a games console or PC.
If you have a GamePOD GT1 you can clamp the Rumble Kit straight onto the central post of your office chair. If you have a GamePOD GT2 the kit includes a special location plate and bracket that connects to the underside of your GamePOD race seat.
So if you are serious about driving games this is the ULTIMATE accessory for your GamePOD GT2.
These are now available on both our GT1 and GT2 pages, or on our accessories page.
YOUR DRIVING GAMES WILL NEVER BE THE SAME AGAIN!!!
Latest GamePOD Forza3 skin is now available for FREE DOWNLOAD.
Go to the Storefront and input gamepod into the manual search.
PLEASE NOTE: you have to connected to Xbox Live first.
The car is the Audi DTM race car used in the DTM (German Touring Car Championship) and looks fantastic both in pics and within the game.
Skins created by GameTag FCTAFF... many thanks Darren.
Check out other designs by FCTAFF as he has done loads.
The GamePOD GT2 shelf has special location holes for the new Logitech G27 wheel.
It also has a special side shelf, available in both left and right hand versions for the G27 gearshifter.
Both Wheel and gearshifter can be bolted down making for a very secure driving environment.
GamePOD launches its signature option.
The GamePOD GT2 is now available with our unique Signature Option which allows you to have your name embroidered onto the centre of the race bucket seat.
Whether you are creating the ultimate personalised racing simulator for yourself or buying as a present for a friend or loved one, having your name embroidered onto the race seat just ads that extra personal dimension.
With our Signature Option you can select up to a maximum of 15 characters (including spaces), which will be embroidered onto the centre of the seat in white capital letters.
GamePOD launches its new look website with both GamePOD GT1 and GT2 models.
Site designed by UC4 www.uc4.co.uk
GamePOD is now on both Facebook and Twitter.
So you can become a fan of GamePOD on Facebook www.facebook.com/pages/GamePOD/330577055133?v=wall&ref=sgm
Or you can follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/GamePOD_UK
Photoshoot for the new GamePOD website with BTCC (British Touring Car Championship) legend Paul O'Neill.
Cheers Paul and all the best for 2010!
The GamePOD GT2 shelf now has integrated holes and slots for the new Fanatec 911 Porsche Turbo wheel.
So is fully compatible with the Fanatec wheels and totally secure as they bolt direct to the shelf.
GamePod were the official race simulators at the British round of the prestigious Renault World Series at Donington Park race circuit for the official ‘Renault Aftersales’ Clio race team.
Throughout 2008 GamePOD ran events for Holiday Inn, the official sponsors of SEAT Sport UK in the British Touring Car Championship at Holiday Inn hotels around the UK
GamePOD ran events in 2007 for Andy Priaulx and BMW Team UK’s main sponsor in the WTCC, Crowne Plaza at Crowne Plaza hotels throughout Europe, including Milan, Valencia, Paris, Brussels, Prague and London.
GamePod continues its links with top level motorsport by helping to sponsor the BTCC Fire Tender used in the paddock at all British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) races.
As well as being kitted out with all the latest fire fighting equipment this little hi-tech Fire tender is also fitted with two GamePod bucket seats.
Throughout 2007 BMW used GamePOD GTX units in their hospitality units at all major motorsport events.
In 2006 GamePod were very privileged to be associated with WTCC triple world champion Andy Priaulx.
Andy Priaulx MBE has won the Word Touring Car Championship a record three times and our Andy Priaulx ‘Special Edition’ GamePods have Andy’s logo and signature embroidered on the seat, as well as the official BMW logo for the BMW Team UK which run Andy’s BMW race car in the WTCC.
Making GamePOD definitely the ‘Choice of Champions’.
For full details of our Special edition GamePOD GT2 please check out our Special Editions page.
For further details the latest news on Andy Priaulx log onto www.andypriaulx.com
For 2006 GamePod helped the F1 stars of the future get to grips with the UK circuits by supplying the all-in-one GamePod GTX units to BMW Motorsport for their BMW Formula BMW UK junior drivers to practice on.
In 2005 we also launched the James Pickford ‘Special Edition’ GamePod GT2 in the same colours and livery as his SEAT Toledo BTCC race car. The Special Edition also James logo and signature, along with the SEAT Sport logo embroidered onto the seat.
For 2005 GamePOD sponsored the 2004 SEAT Cupra Championship winner James Pickford in his first year in the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) driving a works SEAT Toledo.
James had a great first year in the 2005 BTCC and ended a highly respectable 8th with podiums at Snetterton, Silverstone and Brands hatch.
The 2005 BTCC saw some superb and skilful driving from James, which earned him the accolade of being the highest placed Rookie.
In 2004 the GamePod exhibition stand was at all the SCC (SEAT Cupra Championship) and BTCC (British Touring car Championship) rounds, where we were running our GamePod Challenge where the winner Lee Horne won a full leather GamePod GT2.
In 2003 GamePod took part in a huge live open air concert at the Rockingham race circuit. As well as the Sugababes, one of the highlights was Radio 1 DJ’s Mark & Lard running GamePod competitions where members of the audience would compete against each other while over 20,000 people watched on two giant screens.
Over the years the GamePod products have been featured on various TV programs, but the piece de resistance was when ITV asked if they could film the GamePod for their Racing Rivals series.
The location was a hotel near the Donington race circuit and the cast was the race drivers from the 2003 SEAT Cupra Championship.
In 2003 GamePOD sponsors Andre D’Cruze in the first year of the new SEAT Cupra Championship (SCC).