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Dirty Dozen with Charlie Powell

Dirty Dozen with Charlie Powell

Grasstrack and Pitbike Speedway contender Charlie Powell was the latest racer to heed the call and answer our Dirty Dozen questions…

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Dirt Hub: Do you have a Pre-Race Playlist you listen too, and if so name a couple of tracks that are on it?

Charlie: Don’t really have a pre-race playlist, but me and my mechanic Sam do lie the Fleetwood Mac album Rumours on the way to meetings.

DH: When was the last time you cried?

Charlie: Don’t remember the last time I cried

DH: What is your favourite inspirational quote?

Charlie: “Fail to Prepare Prepare to fail”

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DH: Do you have any weird suspicions or pre-race rituals?

Charlie: No not really Sam does the fuel for me and we both “whoop” as he pushes me out.

DH: If you didn’t race what sport would you play or take part in?

Charlie: Football. I love playing football

DH: What is your biggest Phobia?

Charlie: Nothing I’m really scared of to be fair

DH: Who is your biggest sporting idol and why?

Charlie: Always loved watching Kelvin Tatum, and Valentino Rossi

DH: Where do you see yourself in five years time?

Charlie: Hopefully be still riding in 5 years and hopefully will be a lot better too.

DH: What is your all-time favourite movie?

Dirty Dozen Charlie Powell

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Charlie: I love films but Scarface, Goodfellas, Wolf of Wall Street are all up there

DH: Who has the biggest impact on your career?

Charlie: I wouldn’t call it much of a career but Mick Potter gave me my first chance to ride a Grasstrack bike. 

DH: What is your philosophy on life?

Charlie: You get out of life what you put in

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Dirty Dozen Charlie Powell

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