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Episode 58- Be Thankful!

11/23/2018
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Greg has been on the road and in the air this week. It's the Thanksgiving Holiday period in the USA so he takes advantage of being airborne and records the first Reel 45 Podcast from the sky. It's all about being "Thankful" this time of the year as it always is. Enjoy listening and see you next week on the Reel 45 Podcast. Thanks for listening. Grin 2 Win...

Duration:00:15:03

Episode 57- "Tis the Silly Season"

11/16/2018
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Welcome. Greg has a solo Podcast this week talking about the Speedway Silly Season including all contracts, rules and regulations. There is always something new on the line. :) Thanks for listening. Grin 2 Win!

Duration:00:45:17

Episod 56- No more left turns!

11/9/2018
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It's time to catch up. The racing season is over but the Podcast is full steam ahead. Time to stop turning left for awhile. We never know what's coming up or who we are going to meet but we always have something to talk about. Haha, enjoy listening. Grin to Win! #speedway #GregHancock

Duration:00:54:55

Episode 55- It's Gotta Be 500cc/ Marcel Gerhard GTR

11/1/2018
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This is a great listen. Marcel Gerhard! The Suisse Longtrack Legend and creator of "GTR" the new generation Twin Cam engine for speedway, Longtrack and Grasstrack tells his inspiring story of growing up in an MX Family. As a young kid, he grew up learning all about building 500cc motorcycle engines and quickly ventured out of Switzerland to join a well know German tuner within the world of Speedway and Longtrack. There he continued learning and gathering valuable experience as well as...

Duration:01:46:03

Episode 54- Sponsors and Respect. NGK Spark Plugs

10/25/2018
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Greg takes a recap on the 2019 season together with his long time sponsor NGK SPARK PLUGS UK. The intro here is hacked by the Flying Fajita (#22) and Mac Daddy (#117) as they try to steal the hosting of this episode. It all comes down to respect! #Sponsorship #Respect #Speedway #NGK

Duration:00:45:04

Episode 54-Sponsors and Respect. NGK Spark Plugs

10/25/2018
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Greg takes a recap on the 2019 season together with his long time sponsor NGK SPARK PLUGS UK. The intro here is hacked by the Flying Fajita (#22) and Mac Daddy (#117) as they try to steal the hosting of this episode. It all comes down to respect! #Sponsorship #Respect #Speedway #NGK

Duration:00:31:06

Reel45 Episode 53 - Diamonds are forever!

10/19/2018
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It's been a year since we started the Reel45 Podcast and we are so proud to say that we accomplished it without missing a weekly episode. This is Episode 53! We recap a little on the last 12 months as well as a long discussion on Greg's recent Diamond Cup success. 2018 was the first year of the new Speedway series called "Speedway Diamond Cup"! The Diamond Cup creator Irek Nawrocki from Poland went against the odds and pulled off an amazing 3 round series with the top four riders winning...

Duration:00:59:47

Episode 52- Who Ya Gonna Call?

10/11/2018
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An awesome Episode 52 where we test out our new telephone recording adaption. We decided to try and call a few people including new World Champion Tai Woffinden, Good buddies Matte Rådberg, Gert Hansen and Matt Ford. We had a cool chat with Poole Pirates Boss Matt Ford and team manager Neil "Middlo" Middleditch about their very recent League Championship title. Also did a recap on the overall finishes to the season. Too much fun... Enjoy it! Grin 2 Win.....

Duration:00:49:52

Episode 51- The Hancock Boys.. Torun GP Predictions!

10/4/2018
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Tune in and hear the Torun GP Predictions right from the The Hancock Boys. This is cool yet entertaining insight from Greg's boys Wilbur, Bill and Karl giving their opinions and predictions on the results for the final round of the World Championship in Torun coming up this Saturday. They also elaborate on who they believe will get the 4 nominated Wildcard positions for the 2019 World Speedway Championship Grand Prix. Interesting... Thanks for listening. Grin 2 Win!!

Duration:00:31:04

Episode 50- It didn't go to plan!

9/28/2018
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Somtimes things just don't go to plan. This last week of racing the Swedish Finals just did not go to plan at all. It's been a great season of successful racing for Dackarna, Målilla however, what happened in round 1 is not what was expected. Get the story from Greg here in Episode 50! Thanks for listening and "Grin 2 Win"!

Duration:00:25:34

Episode 49- It's not just about Speedway!

9/21/2018
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For Greg, Speedway is a career, job, ambition and hobby but its not the only thing in life. Wives, partners and families play such a major role in our daily lives including speedway. Greg talks in brief about his life in the fast paced speedway world (his job) and how he tries compromise that with his wife and family. There are awlays ups and downs but communication is the key, he says.....

Duration:00:27:53

Making the Finals!

9/14/2018
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Welcome to Episode 48 of the Reel45 Podcast. Greg and Stefan take a recap of the week gone by with the Slovenian Grand Prix, Polish League Semi Finals, Swedish Elite League Semi Finals and the unfortunate injury to Patryk Dudek during the clash with Västervik last Tuesday. It has been an eventful week to say the least and that included a lot of travelling to and from Race events throughout Europe. Enjoy the content and see you next week. Grin2Win!

Duration:01:01:47

Episode 47 - What happens in the van stays in the van

9/7/2018
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Motorcycle racers spend much time in their vans or race transporters. There is a lot that happens behind the closed doors. Do you ever wonder what goes on in the van? It might a race celebration or facing the agony of defeat. No matter what, many discussions take place as well as sharing the confidential information of the event ahead or the event that just finished. We are giving you the chance to join Greg for an experience of what goes on inside the van along with a live Reel45 Podcast...

Duration:00:43:18

Episode 46- I Wanna Go Fast!

8/30/2018
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Welcome to the Reel45 Podcast and Episode 46- I wanna Go Fast! Greg takes you into the pits with his mechanics and a little behind the scenes preview of how he goes fast. The relationship between Greg and his mechanics is the key to making him fast. We decided to involve our listeners and fans of Greg by asking them to write in with questions that you would like Greg to answer. We were delighted at the feedback generated from this and will do much more of it. Enjoy this informational episode...

Duration:00:46:51

Episode 45- Bruce Penhall/The Real 45

8/23/2018
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This is the Episode that Greg has been waiting for. Well, we have have been building up to Episode 45 and trying to determine what guest we would approach. Of course it was an easy choice with 2x World Speedway Champion, Hollywood Actor and a great mentor/hero to Greg: Bruce Penhall! As a kid, Greg wanted the number 45 which came from his hero Bruce Penhall and has stuck with him throughout his career to date. In the world of speedway, most people know who the number 45 belongs to but what...

Duration:01:24:02

Episode 44- Michael Teurnberg! Time to move on?

8/17/2018
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Michael Teurberg created a name for himself by taking Rospiggarna Speedway back to the top of the Elite Series in Sweden. He always gives 100% and has become quite the visionary. He continued to dream big and then was given the opportunity to present Hallstavik with the possibility of hosting a round of the World Championship Speedway Grand Prix in 2018. Not only did he do that but he gave the stadium a complete renovation and lifted the town in the process. After rebuiding Rospiggarna...

Duration:01:30:41

Episode 43 - Managing Gollob with Tomasz Gazinski

8/10/2018
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Not many people get a chance to hear from Tomasz Gazinski. We are pleased that he gave us his time to talk all about his life growing up in the USA before moving to Bydgoszcz, Poland. This eventually led him to become the manager of 2010 Speedway World Champion and Polish legend Tomasz Gollob. Gazinski elaborates on how his original family roots emigrated to the USA back in 1939 to avoid future war conflicts etc. He also explains his move back to Poland including his transition into Speedway...

Duration:01:43:42

Episode 42 - The Speedway Candy Shop

8/3/2018
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Welcome to the Speedway Candy Shop called "Joe Hughes International"! We recorded a live webcast this week together with Morgan Hughes who owns and operates Speedway's largest parts supply store. They are the distributors of a large catalague of speedway spares and sell to numerous countries around the world. It's the one stop shop for everything you need to race speedway. Morgan and Greg became friends in 1989 when Greg first started his career for Cradley Heath in the UK. Morgan's father...

Duration:01:03:19

Episode 41 - Vaycay every day

7/26/2018
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Greg have some days of and enjoying the Sunny weather in Sweden. He visited Stefan and his family on the small island Singö where they spend most of the summers. This is a conversation between Greg and Stefan about all and nothing as it should be on vacations. Relaxing and reflecting. Hope you enjoy it and that you have some vacation and recovery.

Duration:00:49:45

Episode 40 - I am Bill

7/20/2018
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I am Bill! We finally had a sit down with Greg's middle son Bill Hancock so that he could share his story with us. Listen to him tell you why it's soccer and not speedway for this young, energetic kid who's full of life as well as a great critic. :() He will also elaborate on his "Good Sweden" too.. ' Thanks for listening and see you next week. Grin 2 Win!!

Duration:01:17:56