Terpins is a name to reckon within the Brazilian rally sport; on one hand for the Terpins brothers and the other for Michel Terpins. Michel Terpins stands out as one of the Brazilian drivers to have participated and won most of the rallying competitions in his lifetime. He formed the duo in 2015, and since then he has been using his T-Rex, which has landed him a number of podiums as well as left him with awesome classifications.
Recognitions of Michel Terpins
Alongside his brother, Justo, Michel has participated in a couple of competitions. For example, the two brothers took part in the 22nd edition of Sertões Rally. In this rally, Michel participated in the Prototypes T1 category and finished the test in seventh place. The terrain was such a tough one and required much caution and skill.
Nevertheless, the duo’s car could not make it to the finish during the special.
Together with his brother, Michel won the 2nd stage of the 24th edition of the Sertões Rally, which placed him at position 5 overly. The 25-year edition of the Sertões Rally has given the duo another chance to prove their expertise and the power of their car. This edition is considered to be one of the longest off-road event in Brazil, as it involves about 3,300 km of road.
Michel Terpins’ debut
Michel Terpins’s debut on the Sertões Rally grid happened in 2002 where he participated in the motorcycle category before sailing for his brother in the cars. Over the past years, he has advanced in his piloting. Such evolution has helped him to win a number of stages and managed to give him a position in the Brazilian Championship of Cross Rally Country.
Michel enjoys every competition he takes part in, and is always prepared for the unknown considering that every stage of the day presents him with new challenges. This implies that the future and end of any competition is unknown. However, one thing that keeps him moving is his car. The T-Rex is a strong care that has been designed meticulously. Additionally, a V8 engine has been added to the car to make it more powerful and appropriate for the rough terrain.