Episode 8 - California Catchup! “Not Ketchup”….. :)
Join us for a little catch up with Greg back in California. We grab a glass of ice water ) and talk about life during the winter and what it takes to get revitalized in the approach to a new year, new season and the World Championship. Greg elaborates on life in California during the winter months and we have some fun discussing the differences between his life there and life in Sweden where he holds his base during the racing months. Follow, like and rate us on Podbean, iTunes and Acast...
Episode 7 - In bed with Per Jonsson
From a very young age, all he wanted to do was ride his motorcycle. His family has a history of motorcycle enthusiasts including his uncle, the legendary Torleif Hansen who was the top riders in the Motocross Grand Prix World Championships during the 1970s. Torleif was also 2nd in the 250 World Championship in 1978 as a factory Kawasaki rider. Per as a rising star in the motocross world later changed his direction and moved his path to Speedway Racing where he quickly began to excel. He...
Episode 6- Jonas Davidsson: Born to Ride!
Greg catches up with long time friend and teammates many times over Jonas Davidsson. They discuss their friendship, teamwork and how it all got started. They have had numerous league titles together in Sweden as well as a title in the Polish Ekstraliga with Falubaz Zielona Gora. Being Swedish and coming from a small town just outside Motala, he had the choice of many sports. Listen in and here just how Jonas took to the speedway bike without his father’s consent and began building a career...
Episode 5- PK, what’s going behind the glasses?
Welcome to Reel 45 Podcast and Episode 5 with Peter Karlsson. This is an epic insight behind the glasses of PK. Stefan and I begin the episode with a 40th Birthday surprise for Stefan himself. We took a bus to Stockholm, enjoyed a really manly spa day ) followed by a cool chat about the day and the approach to my interview with PK. Stefan was away in the UK so I made the interview with PK alone but I had a surprise guest who joined us unexpectedly and that was his brother Mikael Max. I had...
Episode 4 - Mom, how was Greg made?
Greg’s Mom is on the line with us and we are talking about their family relationship. Life in the 60’s as a high shcool Mom, what Greg was like as a kid, when he first sat on a Speedway bike and why Greg is always late, except to the finish line. We get the real story in an up close and personal chat with Carroll Hancock. This is an hour and a half episode and it is well worth it. Just sit back and push play…… Follow us on Instagram and Twitter @reel45podcast or visit our website at...
Episode 3 - Scottish Vibes or What´s under the kilt?
While Stefan sits in our reel45 studio in rainy cold Sweden, Greg makes a trip to a sunny glamorous Glasgow and catches up with his Scottish friends and the Glasgow Tigers for their end of season dinner gala. We discuss Greg’s connection to the Glasgow Tigers and their views on British Speedway as it is today. Greg also elaborates on his connection to Glaswegian Gordon Pairman and their title success with Poole Speedway back in 2013 which eventually led to their more recent Glasgow...
Episode 2 - Contract confessions and a cool new intro
In this episode, we discuss Greg’s recent contract confessions with his withdrawal from the Polish Ekstraliga as well as signing a new Swedish Elite League contract. It also includes our first phone call to Greg’s manager Josh Gudgeon @joshgudgeon and get his reaction to everything. Oh and we are not sponsered by fiverr.com, we just thaught it was worth sharing it with you guys Follow us on Instagram and Twitter @reel45podcast
Episode 1 - Welcome to reel45, the first cup
Rewinding the story behind 4 times Speedway World Champion, Greg Hancock. In episode 1 you get a taste of why a podcast and a brief intro into the real Greg Hancock. Its an open, honest discussion about his career, family and life.