Michel Terpins’s Rally Racing Career

Michel Terpins is a Brazilian who excels in the motorsport world. He is an award-winning rally driver who is recognized as one of the most skilled drivers in rally sports industry. Michel comes from a family of lovers of sports where his brother and father are also very active sports. Michel and his brother Rodrigo Terpins share the same passion for the rally racing career. Nonetheless, their father Jack Terpins was in a different sports where he was very active in basketball and was a great defender for his team Hebraica in the 60s and 70s. Again, their father was a sports leader of the Jewish sports organizations.

Michel started his racing career in the motorcycle category back in 2002. He later joined his brother Rodrigo Terpins in car racing, and it became his favourite. He races in the category of the T1 Prototypes which is where he started when he joined in the car race. Michel and his brother co-founded a rally team known as the Bull Sertoes in which they participate. The bull Sertoes rally is one of the teams that compete in the annual Brazilian Cross Country Championships which a is widely coveted race.

Michel’s Most Memorable Competitions

Michel Terpins participated in the 22nd edition of the Sertoes rally which was a stretch of 155km that started at Goiania. Moreover, after leading in the first 62km, the car developed mechanical problems, and they were unable to finish the race. Again, the 24th edition of the Sertoes which was Michel’s seventh participation saw the pair perform well exceeding their expectation. It was one of the difficult off-road competitions because of the harsh terrains, but despite this Michel and his navigator Justo managed to scoop the 5th position.

Further, the 25th edition was one of the longest with 3300km stretch that was marked by seven stages. Also, Michel and his partner Justo were ranked position four out of five among the fastest. The competition consisted of 281 competitors in all categories where the pair managed to seize the 10th position overall. Additionally, Michel competes aboard the T-Rex car that was developed by the MEM-Sport Organization which is customized for the rough terrain.