Michel Terpins: The Successful Brazilian Rally Driver

Michel Terpins is a well known Brazilian rally driver who wins just every other race that he participates. Michel was born in 1979 in Sau Paulo and has been racing since he was 23 years. He comes from a sports-loving family who may be attributed to having instilled the love of sports in him. His father Jack Terpins was a great basket-baller during his youth and held leadership positions in the Jewish sports departments. Again, his elder brother Rodrigo Terpins is a successful equally talented rally driver.

Michel Terpins Rally Racing Performances

Michel Terpins is a member of rally team that he co-founded with his brother Rodrigo Terpins which goes by the name ‘Bull Sertoes Rally’. The Bull Sertoes rally comprises of editions wherein each edition is a call of all qualified drivers to have their skill on parade. On the 22nd edition, the competitors started at Goiania a stretch of 155km where Michel and Justo his navigator was in the lead for the first 62 kilometers. However, the car experienced some suspension failure that led the pair to adjust to the machine and therefore did not complete the race.

The 25th edition was marked by a long stretch of 3300km which took place at three states at Autodromo International de Goiania. Michel and his navigator were participating in the category of Prototype T1 and were aboard the 322 T-Rex from the MEM Motorsport. Michel was piloting the T-Rex machine which was more modern and with the additional components of the V8 engine for more willpower to handle terrains. Further, Michel and his navigator Justo led in their category and took 4th place overall.

Moreover, he has participated in many competitions which have earned him the high ranks in the rally championships. The duo has featured in many wins such as the Rally Rota SC 2016, first place, in 2017 they won the 2nd place in the 24th edition which saw them being ranked the 5th position overall. Michel Terpins is the best Brazilian rally champion in prototypes T1 division.

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