Following his recent success at the Sertoes Rally, Michel Terpins is a man to watch in the rally industry. The Brazilian rally driver is an icon, not just in Brazil but globally too. He started his career early 2002 as a motorcycle rider. His childhood passion for riding pushed him to try it professionally. He managed to compete for two years professionally before joining his brother Rodrigo in the car category in 2004. Since then, Michel has never looked back. He continues to dominate the rally competitions, and for those who know him, he is the best there is.
Field of Specialization
As a rally specialist, Michel Terpins participates in the T1 prototype car competition category. His impressive performances at the Sertoes Rally Championship have enabled him to engrave his name in the Brazilian history books. He has been able to win the Sertoes Rally editions consistently since his debut. His vehicle driving skills and experience are very distinctive and admirable. When he is behind the wheels, the Brazilian rally enthusiasts always look forward to him conquering the rough terrains.
Achievements and Awards
Having participated in the Sertoes Rally for over ten seasons and managed to register consistent victories, Michel Terpins is a decorated Brazilian rally legend. Today, no one is surprised that Michel is making it with the T-Rex. Alongside Maykel Justo, his navigator, the pair forms a formidable driving force. In 2008, the duo established a new record at the 25th edition of the Sertoes Rally Championship.
His contributions and achievements go beyond the tracks. His love for nature made him earn an ambassador’s invite entitled the Carbon Free Stamp award. The accolade is to ensure that he participates in the planting of trees in the Atlantic forest. His role as an ambassador is to mobilize and encourage forest conservation among the masses.
Generally, the road to Michel Terpin’s rally success is considered impressive. His ability to move from riding motorcycles to conquering cars is seen as brave and admirable by many. Today, Michel continues to inspire a breed of new rally drivers in Brazil and beyond. They all look up to him for direction and motivation.