Most that follow FastMint are more than likely car enthusiasts and maybe some are looking to upgrade their stock seats to racing seats. Upgrading your vehicle’s seats help give your interior more character, increase safety, and definitely improves your driving experience. Depending on what type of enthusiast you are may depict what seats you may be in the market for. Here is a great list of seats you may want to consider.
OMP TRS-E track-only Seat
OMP Racing is an Italian company that makes seats for Formula One teams as well as ones for racers trying to budget. The TRS-E is constructed of lower-cost steel-tube construction but still meets FIA homologation standards
Kirkey track only seats
For the past 25 years, you’ll find Kirkey seats in thousands of autocross, sprint, and SCCA races. They are constructed of Aluminum and don’t adjust or recline. They are made to order. You order the correct angle, height, width, and other measurements, so the seat is tailored to your specific body type. They’re designed to work with other safety equipment and comes at an affordable price.
This seat features a reinforced headrest
Front of seat raised for added leg and thigh support
Has molded rubber inserts for all seat belt openings
Great Track Seats For Under 1K
The seat comes standard with double shoulder belt openings and sub belt openings to accommodate all belt systems
The seat bottom allows the seat to be mounted in a wide range of layback angles without raising the center of gravity of the race car
Seibon Carbon Kevlar Racing Seats
Carbon-kevlar seats are very hard to find for under $1,000 these days, but Seibon Carbon Kevlar Racing Seats is one seat that is affordable and constructed of the same materials as more pricey seats. Don’t expect Sparco or Recaro build quality though but it’s a great seat for the price. These seats aren’t certified by the FIA so keep that in mind.
Black cloth finish
Backing will come in a glossy carbon fiber finish
Red Seibon logo
Sparco Circuit QRT Racing Seat
The Sparco Circuit II QRT Racing Seat is an ultra-light competition seat specifically designed for circuit use. This seat is constructed of aramadic fiber-reinforced fiberglass with QRT Technology. The Circuit II includes integrated head bolsters to protect the head and deep side bolster for excellent stability. The shell is wrapped in an impact-absorbing and fire retardant fabric and it’s FIA approved.
QRT Technology – 30% Weight savings
Made for large size driver
Ultra-light Aramadic fiber-reinforced fiberglass shell
Integrated head bolsters for greater safety
HANS device compatible
Fire retardant fabric