When it comes to the prominent rally drivers in the world, Michel Terpins name is hard to miss. He is a successful rally driver who hails from Brazil whose hard work and skillfulness has seen him grace podiums and highly ranked in the rally championships. Michel Terpins comes from a family that excels in the world of sports. His father and brother are also renowned sportsmen who trend in their various fields of their sports career. While his brother Rodrigo Terpins shares in his passion for motorsport, their father Jack Terpins excelled in the basketball sports during his youth.
Michel Terpins’ Career in the Field of Car Racing
Michel Terpins debut in the motorsport career was in 2002 in the motorcycle category. He later abandoned the motorcycle racing and joined his brother in the car category where he preferred the T1 Prototypes. Further, Michel co-founded the Bull Sertoes rally team together with his brother Rodrigo Terpins in which they are part of the participants. The Bull Sertoes rally team takes part in the Sertoes Rally competitions which is an off-road championship where many teams participate. Michel excels, and his fans love watching his races because he never disappoints.
Michel and his brother have partnered and taken part in many competitions where they use the T-Rex Car developed for them by the MEM Sports Organization. The car is customized to navigate through rough terrain during the off-road championships. What’s more, the brothers participated in the 22nd Sertoes rally where they seized the seventh position in the category of T1 Prototypes. Michel termed the experienced challenging as the terrain was rough and harsh. Again, the 24th edition saw the duo scoop the 5th position which was an improvement.
Moreover, Michel participated with his navigator Justo in the 25th edition of the Sertoes rally. The competition was a stretch of 3800km and divided into different stages which marked one of the longest races. The race passed through four cities starting from Goiania to Mato Grosso do Sul. Nonetheless, the duo seized the fourth position out of five among the fastest and was ranked the 10th position overall which was an excellent performance.