At 40 years of age, Michel Terpins is a renowned rally driver in Brazil who hails from Sao Paulo. He races for Bull Sertoes Rally Team with his 37-year-old navigator, Justo. As the current leading team in this year’s edition of Sertoes Rally, their mission is to emerge victorious in the overall competition. After finishing the fourth and fifth stage of this year’s Sertoes Rally edition, Michel Terpins regards this as one of his admirable achievements.
Michel Terpins has been in rally driving for close to 15 years after making his debut in motorcycle category in 2000. Later on, Michel Terpins joined his brother Rodrigo Terpins in cars category as his navigator. Over the past few years, Michel has quickly become a rally pilot powerhouse. His navigator, Maykel Justo who has immense experience in Sertoes Rally hails from Taubate, Sao Paulo. Together they have won four Sertoes Rally titles.
Driven by their passion for off-road and speed driving, Michel Terpins teamed up with his older brother Rodrigo Terpins to form Bull Sertoes Rally Team, a renowned rally team in Brazil. Since its launch last year, Bull Sertoes Team has quickly grown on board with T-Rex. In fact, it is expected to be one of the fierce competitive rally teams in Brazil. Sponsors of Bull Sertoes Rally team include MEM support team, Terpins & Cintra Advogados, Motul, Eventos, and Ohlins. ‘
Michel Terpins and his older brother Rodrigo Terpins has been racing on board T-Rex in the last four seasons. T-Rex has undergone a robust engine modification. It uses a V8 engine which uses ethanol. Some of the competitions that the two brothers have participated include Mitsubishi cup, the Sertoes Rally, and Brazilian Cross-Country Championship. He marks his 10th participation the Sertoes Rally in this year’s edition. It is also his second consecutive year racing on board T-Rex in the T1 Prototype category. Michel Terpins are currently leading in the fifth stage of Sertoes Rally with 5h 26 min 01 sec after 666.01 km. They remain fourth overall after the fifth stage with a total of 21h 18m 40 sec.