These are the Playseat® Testimonials, with some of the best drivers of this moment! F1 World Champion Sebastian Vettel, F1 drivers Mark Webber and Sebastien Buemi are among the professional pilots who have tried the Playseat® driving simulators and acknowledge the unique quality of our gaming chairs. After testing the Playseat® products these pilots have confirmed that the Playseat® simulators faithfully reproduce the position and the feeling of driving a real race car!
Here is the list of professional drivers who have chosen to become Playseat® Testimonials:
Sébastien Olivier Buemi is a Swiss racing driver of Italian descent, who formerly competed for Scuderia Toro Rosso in Formula One. Buemi is currently a reserve driver for Scuderia Toro Rosso’s sister team, Red Bull Racing, as well as being a member of Toyota’s FIA WEC squad.
Sebastian Vettel is a record breaking professional German Formula One racing driver, currently driving for the Austrian racing team Red Bull Racing. He is the current Formula One World Champion, having won the championship 4 years in a row: in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013. He is among the most dominant and successful F1 drivers of all time and is considered as one of the greatest in the sport.
Mark Webber is an Australian racing driver, currently competing in the FIA World Endurance Championship as a Porsche works driver in LMP1-H, after he was a Formula One driver for 11 years (last seven years Red Bull). He always stood out for the great passion and tenaciousness shown in his career. It boasts seven victories in the Formula One World Championship and two consecutive placings at the third place in the final ranking. Mark Webber won the Monte Carlo Grand Prix 2012.
Tim Alfa Coronel is a Dutch racing driver and twin brother of Tom Romeo Coronel. Tim made his first steps in racing by winning the Dutch Citroën AX Cup in 1994 as a 22-year-old. From 2009 to 2015 Tim and Tom Coronel competed in the Dakar Rally.
Takuma Sato is a Japanese automobile racing driver and the most successful Japanese Formula One driver in history. He is racing for A. J. Foyt Enterprises in the 2013 IndyCar Series season.
Yannick Mettler is a young ambitious Swiss race driver who took his first steps in karting at the age of 13. After six years of karting, the determined Swiss changed to car racing, which was a dream come true. He used this chance and became Vice-Champion of the Formula Lista Junior Series 2010. Getting another unique chance, he decided to go on to Formula 3 in 2011, which is a highly competitive Series already. He came back for a full German F3 campaign in 2012, where he proved his ability with a race win and several podiums. Yannick Mettler is determined to become a professional racing driver.
Renger van der Zande is a Dutch race-car driver. He is the son of the 1978 National Dutch Rallycross Champion with VW Golf 1600 Ronald van der Zande. Having won the 2005 Formula Renault 2000 Netherlands championship, van der Zande drove three races for the A1GP Netherlands team in the 2006–2007 season.
Nyck de Vries is a Dutch kart racer. He won the 2010 and 2011 Karting World Championships. He is managed by Anthony Hamilton (father of Lewis Hamilton) and was signed to the McLaren Young Driver Programme in January 2010.
Giedo van der Garde is a Dutch racing driver. Van der Garde has a successful karting career, winning the Dutch championship in 1998. In Super A he was best rookie in 2001 and world champion in 2002. This led to eventually racing in Formula One. He is currently a test and reserve driver for Sauber.
Jorge Lorenzo is a Spanish professional motorcycle road racer. He is the 2006 and 2007 250cc World Champion, and the 2010 and 2012 MotoGP World Champion. He currently competes in the MotoGP class, riding for the factory Yamaha team.
Pedro Martínez de la Rosa is a Spanish Formula One driver who has participated in 107 Grands Prix for the Arrows, Jaguar, McLaren, Sauber and HRT F1 teams, debuting on 7 March 1999, becoming one of very few drivers to score a point at his first race. He has scored a total of 35 championship points, which includes a podium finish at the 2006 Hungarian Grand Prix.
Marc Márquez Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, commonly known simply as Neymar Jr., is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Spanish club FC Barcelona in La Liga and the Brazilian national team, as a forward or winger. At the age of 19, Neymar won the 2011 South American Footballer of the Year award, after coming third in 2010. He followed this up by winning it again in 2012. In 2011 Neymar received nominations for the FIFA Ballon d’Or, where he came 10th, and the FIFA Puskás Award for Goal of the Year, which he won.
Marc Márquez i Alentà is a Spanish Grand Prix motorcycle road racer and current MotoGP world champion. He is one of four riders to have won world championship titles in three different categories, after Mike Hailwood, Phil Read and Valentino Rossi. Márquez won the 2010 125cc World Championship, the 2012 Moto2 World Championship, and the 2013 MotoGP World Championship. Márquez became the first rider since Kenny Roberts in 1978 to accomplish the premier class title in his first season, and the youngest to win the title overall. He is the older brother of Moto3 racer Álex Márquez.
Nelson Ângelo Tamsma Piquet Souto Maior, also known as Nelson Piquet Junior or Nelsinho Piquet, is a Brazilian stock car racing driver and former Formula 1 driver. He currently competes in Global Rallycross for SH Racing. The son of three-time Formula One world champion Nelson Piquet, he was signed as test driver for Renault Formula One team for the 2007 season, and was promoted to the race team for 2008.
Anthony Denis Davidson is a British racing driver from England. He has raced in Formula One for Minardi and Super Aguri, and has been a test and/or reserve driver for the British American Racing, Honda and Brawn GP teams. He is currently a factory driver for the Toyota Le Mans team, an analyst for the Sky Sports F1 HD television channel, and simulator driver for Mercedes AMG Petronas.
Robbie Kerr is a British race car driver from England. In 2002 he became the British Formula Three Champion for Alan Docking Racing with 306 points ahead of Australian racing driver James Courtney. Kerr has also raced in the Le Mans Endurance Series.