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Michael Terpins: a Formidable Brazilian rally driver who is passionate about speed

Sunday, November 5th, 2017

Brazilians are sports fanatics just like most people across the world. They are known for their football enthusiasm; however, they also follow and watch motorsport news. Motorsport is one of the most developed and highly appealing sports because of its unpredictability, power, and speed. Michael Terpins is one of the passionate Brazilian rally drivers who keep this game continuously interesting and entertaining. The 40-year old Terpins is considered to be one of the best in the country and currently holds an 18-point lead in prototype T1 category for the national cross country rally.

Racing Career

Michael took up professional racing in 2002 at only 23 years of age competing in the motorcycle category. Even though he has now shifted to car racing, he has developed over a decade-long career in the racing sport. The Brazilian driver has won almost every race he takes part in, and although he is 40 years old, he does not seem to slow down anytime soon.

Michael is a member of the Bull Sertoes rally team, a rallying team he co-founded with his brother Rodriguez. Michael is set to win the Sertoes rally edition this year with his navigator Maykel Justo. The two use a T-Rex, courtesy of MEM Motorsport. Michael and Justo have been involved in several competitions form the Mitsubishi cup, Brazilian cross-country rally championship to the Sertoes rally.

About Michael Terpins

Michael Terpins was born in 1979 in Sao Paulo to a sports-loving family. Michael developed a passion for speed from a young age. He shares a liking for racing and speed with his older brother, Rodrigo Terpins. Jack Terpins, Michael’s dad, was a former basketball player who encouraged his sons to take up sports and excel just like they did in their schooling.

Speed is one of the most revered qualities in rally driving. As a result, it is difficult for individuals to dominate this sport for several years because there will always be new and faster drivers joining the sport every year. Michael Terpins is one racing driver who defies this racing trend. This Brazilian driver has won almost every race that he has engaged in.