Michel Terpins, a zealous Brazillian rally driver, comes from Sao Paulo. He was born in the family of sports veterans. His father Jack Terpins was a successful basketball player and the president of the Latin American Jewish Congress while his brother Rodrigo Terpins is also a race driver like him. This excellence in the family is what drove Michel to pursue his rally driving passion. His father was their great mentor and played a major role in inspiring them to venture into sporting activities. His passion for speed started at a very tender age and thus the need to maintain excellence in sporting activity as it is in the family.
Michel Terpins began with motorcycling race in 2002, but he later joined his brother Rodrigo Terpins in the cars category as his sailor. He has partnered up alongside his talented brother Rodrigo Terpins, and they are both included in the Bull Sertoes which is a rally team that is made up of two brothers teaming up. The duo has been in a couple of championships right from the Sertoes Rally, Mitsubishi Cup, and the Brazillian cross country rally-championship.
Maykel Justo from Taubate is Michel’s current navigator. Justo has four titles to his name and over ten years’ experience in the Sertoes Rally. With this Michel Terpins is very proud of his navigator and sees their team as a great success because Justo gives him a lot of safety thus the pair forms a formidable driving force. They have both established a new record at the 25th edition of the Sertoes Rally championship.
Apart from his great contributions and achievements in tracks, Michel has also got a passion for nature, and this has earned him an ambassador’s invite entitled the Carbon Free Stamp Award. To end with, Michel’s road to rally success is considered impressive, and he continues to inspire new beginners in the track world in Brazil and beyond as they all looked up to him for direction and motivation.