Michel Terpins is the most experienced Brazilian rally driver in Latin America. He races alongside Maykel Justo, an experienced co-driver in safari rallies. He holds four titles and has over ten years of experience in safari rallies. They recently won the Bull Sertoes 24th edition and ranked fifth in the overall contest. The sponsors of the Bull Sertoes Rally include Eventos, Ohlins, MEM team, and Cintra Advogados.
Michel Terpins is a resident of Sao Paulo and has been in the car race industry for over a decade. He is the current champion of the Cross Country Championship in Brazil. Michel Terpins and his older brother, Rodrigo Terpins began in motorcycle category before moving to car races. Michel has teamed up with his brother in various races in Sao Paulo and other parts of the country. He participated in the motorcycle races for a whole season before switching to cars category. Michel Terpins teamed up with his co-driver Maykel Justo during the Bull Sertoes Rally 24th edition and emerged victorious in the Prototype T1 category. They finished fifth in the overall tournament.
Even though the 25th Sertoes Rally edition seemed tough due to the rough terrain, Michel Terpins finished successfully. He was forced to decelerate during his third round on his way to Aruana due to mechanical breakdown. Following the breakdown of T-Rex gearbox, acceleration compromised. However, as a skilled rally driver, Michel Terpins remained ahead of the race, ranking 4th in the Prototype T1 category and 10th in the overall contest. Michel Terpins became passionate about car rallies back in his childhood. He has continued to shine and build an impressive profile as a rally driver. He has participated in numerous car rallies including Country Rally Championships and Sertoes Rally.
Michel Terpins hopes to participate in this year’s race, which will pass through Mato Grosso do Sul and Goias. It has attracted close to 280 rally drivers from all over the world. Motorcycles, quadricycles, and 161 vehicles will be used during this year’s competition. Racers will cover a distance of 3,300.06 km and pass through three states.