Michel Terpins is one of the renowned rally drivers, especially in Brazil. He is also among the competitors of the prototype T1 category. Michel has made a name for himself in various competitions including the Brazilian Cross Country Rally Championship, which he has participated in for the past four years. He first joined the rally world in 2002 by taking part in the motorcycle category during the Rally dos Sertoes grid. Michel went ahead to become a navigator for his brother and prominent rally driver, Rodrigo Terpins, before eventually becoming a rally driver himself.
The Sertoes Rally
In August 2017, Michel Terpins and his navigator Maykel Justo took part in the 25th edition of the Sertoes Rally. The rally was scheduled to be held across three states including Mato Grosso do Sul, Goias and Mato Grosso. It drew the participation of about 280 navigators and pilots across Brazil and abroad. Furthermore, the competition hosted an array of off-road automobiles such as UTVs, quadricycles, and motorcycles
The support park for the rally was set up at the Autodromo Internacional de Goiania while the arrival venue for participants was in Bonito (MS). Terpins and Justo took part in the rally on board a T-Rex made by MEM Motorsport.
Why Michel and Justo Make a Good Team
The 25th edition of the rally marked Michel Terpins 10th participation. On the other hand, Justo boasts a decade of experience in the Sertoes rally. As such, his experience and expertise have played a huge role in helping Michel to become the reigning champion of the Brazilian Cross Country T1 Rally Championships in the prototypes T1 category.
Michel Terpin’s Rally Team
Michel and his brother, Rodrigo Terpins are undeniably excellent racers/rally drivers. In fact, the two brothers are the brains behind the formation of the Bull Sertoes Rally Team. Four about four seasons, the Terpins brothers have been racing using the T-Rex, which is created by MEM Motorsport. The Bull Sertoes Rally Team has garnered numerous sponsors over the years including Bull Sertoes, Xarla, and 100% Eventos. Additionally, the support team comprises of Motul and Ohlins, Terpins &Cintra Advogados and MEM Motorsport.