Michel Terpins, 40, together with his partner, Maykel Justo, 37, took part in the 25th edition of the Sertoes Rally of more than 3,300 kilometers at the Autodromo International de Goiania. Michel and Justo participated in the Prototype T1 category with car #322 T-Rex manufactured by MEM Motorsport.
Michel who is currently leading Brazilian Cross Country Rally Championship in Prototype T1 started racing in 2002 with motorcycles before joining his brother Rodrigo Terpins in car racing. Michel is set to complete his 10th participation in the rally. He’s is also very confident of his partner, Justo, who has a vast experience in the rallies.
Michel and Justo won two of three stages in Prototype T1 category. The duo was leading in their category, and also took the 4th position overall with 11:45m23s time record and ranked among top 5 fastest in the competition.
Despite the car having mechanical problems in the third stage, Michel still worked hard to maintain their top position. The third stage had a lot of winding roads, depressions, and erosion. They managed to finish 4th in Prototypes T1 and earned 10th place overall.
Michel Terpins together with his brother Rodrigo Terpins have passion for speed and off-road drive. Together they formed the Bull Sertoes Rally Team and had been competing for Sertoes Rally and also the Brazilian Cross Country Rally Championship. Michel, just like his brother Rodrigo rides in T-Rex which is developed by MEM Motorsport.
Michel’s car #322 is carbon free. The car received the carbon-free seal by the Green Initiative. Any carbon dioxide released by the vehicle during the rally will is compensated by planting more trees at the Atlantic Forest.
Michel Terpins who is 40 years old is a leading Brazilian Cross Country Rally Championship. Together with his partner Justo, Michel has participated in several competitions among them being the 25th edition where they participated in Prototype T1 with car #322. Michel and Justo took the lead position in two out of three stages. During the third stage, Michel’s car experienced mechanical challenges, but this didn’t stop him from going for his win. They managed to finish 4th in Prototype T1 and 10th overall. Michel has passion in car racing just like his brother Rodrigo Terpins. He also appreciates the support of Justo, who has broad experience in rallies.