Michel Terpins is a popular figure within the Brazilian rally sport. He stands out as one of the few Brazilian drivers who has participated and won numerous rallying competitions in their entire career. Michel Terpins drives alongside Maykel Justo who is equally qualified and experienced behind the wheels. The duo recently participated in the Bull Sertoes 24th and the 5th edition Rally. The Bull Sertoes Rally is organized and funded by various stakeholders that include Motul, Ohlins, Terpins, Cintra Advogados, Eventos, MEM team and the Xarla.
Michel Terpin’s journey in the sports industry
Michel Terpins was born and brought up in Sao Paulo. He gained interest in driving rally cars when he was very young. He has been participating in various driving competitions for several years now. Michel is the current champion of the Brazilian Cross Country.
Before launching his career as a rally driver, Michel participated in various motorcycle competitions together with his younger brother, Rodrigo Terpins. Michel and Rodrigo competed in multiple races held in Sao Paulo and other parts of Brazil. Michel took part in the motorcycle competitions up until the 7th edition when he ventured into the car rallies. Michel and Maykel won the prototype T1in the Sertoes Rally. The two were ranked as the 5th fastest competition.
The sertoes Rally was quite tight due to the rough terrain. At some point in the third round as they headed to Aruana, the duo had a mechanical hitch, and they had to slow down. The mechanical glitch was caused by the malfunctioning of the gearbox, which compromised the accelerator.
Despite the mechanical challenges, Michel Terpins and his co-driver were able to stay ahead of the race. They finished in the fourth position in the prototypes T1 and 10th. Michel is considered to be one of the most experienced drivers in the Brazilian rallies. He began shining while he was young and he has continued to create a name for himself in the industry.
Michel has participated in many competitions that include the Country Rally and the Cross Rally championships. Tarpins is expected to attend in this year’s mid-game that will go down in Goias and Mato Grosso do Sul.