Category Archives: News

THOMASEN SURVIVES ICE CHALLENGE

THOMASEN SURVIVES ICE CHALLENGE
Thomasen survives ice challenge to dominate Nelson enduro Tauranga’s Ben Thomasen wasn’t keen on crashing through 10mm-thick ice in his Polaris RZR 1000, but he did what was required at the two-day 2014 Total Lubricants New Zealand Endurance Championship held at Dovedale over the weekend. The ...

Goodbye you bastard…

R.I.P Rik Mayall, the man almost solely responsible for forming my concept of humour when I was a young, impressionable lad. Pretty much everything he did – from the glorious anarchy of ‘The Young Ones’ to the surreal blackness of “The Comic Strip Presents…” and the sleazy satire of “The New Statesman” – was hilarious and well worth watching. He will be sorely missed. To celebrate his wonderful life, here is a classic clip from the 1998 ...

Speed Sisters – your last chance to make it happen!

Last week we posted an article about a fascinating documentary about women racing in Palestine called “Speed Sisters”. Well, now it has only two days to go before the deadline for fundraising for the completion of this documentary is up, and they are almost there! As of the writing of this post, the filmmakers have raised $48,805 of their $60,000 target. OVERSTEER has kicked in $50 – will you? We are really excited about this film, and not just because it is about cars. ...

Press releases and stuff…

Press releases and stuff…
We here at OVERSTEER get a lot of press releases from various places. A LOT. Some of them are pointless, but a lot of them are rather interesting. And sometimes they just have really awesome photos. Here’s the problem we have – we just don’t have the time to turn every good press release we receive into an equally good article. Or even a shit article for that matter. We could just slap a quick intro onto the press release and call it an article, but that’s just not ...