In Brazilian rally sport, the name Terpins is a name to reckon; one hand for Michel Terpins and the for Terpins brothers. Michel Terpins is well known as the Brazilian driver to have not only participated but also won most of the competitions that he has participated in. After joining hands with his brother in 2015 and starting to use T-Rex, Michel has landed some podiums. T-Rex has also handed him some awesome classifications.
Together with his brother Rodrigo, Justo, Michel has been involved in several competitions. One of the races that the Bull Sertoes team took part in is the 22nd Sertoes rally edition. Michel Terpins competed in T1 prototype category and was ranked the seventh. This was a race that required skills and caution as the terrain was a tough one.
Michel’s team won the second stage of the24th edition of Sertoes Rally. He was placed at number five on winning. The team has another opportunity to showcase their car’s power and their expertise in the 25th edition of Sertoes rally. This year’s edition is already in the headlines that considering it as one of the longest off-road events in Brazil. The edition will cover over 3300 km of road.
At first, Michel was a motorcyclist, and in 2002 he made his debut on Sertoes Rally grid. On his debut, he did not appear on the podium, but his performance predicted a long and very successful career ahead. Michel Terpins later shifted to automobiles and joining his brother Rodrigo, who is also a car rally driver. The advances he has made over the past years have helped Michel Terpin win several stages and remain relevant in Brazilian Championship of Cross Rally County.
Coming from a family that loves sports, car racing has been Michel’s passion. He enjoys every race he is involved in. The team is always prepared for all the known and unknown challenges. The one thing that keeps Michel Terpins moving is the T-Rex. MEM motorsport has meticulously designed the car. At 40 years, Michel Terpins has more races to take part in as the age does not seem to slow him.