Michel Terpins is a force to reckon when it comes to rally sport in Brazil. He races alongside his older brother, Rodrigo Terpins. Michel Terpins is one of the Brazilian rally drivers to have won major tournaments in Latin America. He started racing alongside his brother in 2015, and since then they have won numerous competition using T-Rex. That has landed the Terpins numerous podiums and left them at impressive ranks. Michel Terpins has participated in a couple of tournaments alongside his navigator, Maykel Justo. The two brothers raced together during the 22nd Sertoes Rally edition.
Michel Terpins took part in the Prototype T1 category and finished seventh in the overall tournament. The terrain required much caution and skills due to its toughness. Nonetheless, the two brothers had to pull out after their car developed mechanical problems. However, the duo won the 2nd stage of the Sertoes Rally 24th edition and ranked 5th overall. The upcoming Sertoes Rally edition gives them a chance to prove their prowess and the power of their cars. The 25th Sertoes Rally edition is considered as one of Brazil’s longest off-road event. It covers 3,300 km and passes through numerous states.
Michel Terpins’ debut as a rally driver began in the motorcycle category in 2002. He, later on, worked his way up to join his older brother on the Sertoes Rally grid as a safari rally driver. Over time, Michel Terpins has honed his piloting skills. Michel’s experience and skills have helped him to win numerous stages in the Sertoes Rally and positioned him in the Brazilian rallying space.
Michel Terpins is passionate about every competition he participates. He is always prepared for the uncertainty considering that he faces new challenges in every stage of the day. That implies that the end of any contest is unknown. One thing that keeps Michel Terpins moving forward is his powerful car. Besides being designed meticulously, his car now uses a V8 engine which uses ethanol. That makes it more powerful and fit to navigate the rough terrain. Michel Terpins was inspired to become a sportsman by his father who was a basketball player.