A Look into Michel Terpins’ Racing Career

Michel Terpins, a Brazilian rally driver, is currently the Brazilian Cross Country Rally Championship leader in Prototypes T1. It is the first two stages of the race that national championship ranking. He marked his 10th participation in this competition.

The July event started with everything with his brother finishing the test with a time of over 2hrs ranking the seventh. Meanwhile, Michel Terpins could not complete the test where their car topped along the way. They did not sustain serious injuries, but the car was damaged and could not carry along.

He started racing in motorcycle back in 2002 and later joined his brother in car racing. His navigator, Maykel is well experienced in car racing where he has won four titles. His passion in speed and off-road led Michel Terpins and his brother to make a rally team by name Bull Sertoes Rally. He has been racing for four seasons using the T-Rex, a rally car built by Motorsport.

He has been taking part in Brazilian Championship of Cross Country Rally and the Mitsubishi Cup. He featured in the 24th edition of Sertoes Rally where he won the second stage. This was his 7th participation in the competition. He was using T-Rex, a model made by MEM team.

Together with his navigator, they featured in the category and took the 5th position in the overall standings. The victory in the first two super-challenging stages made Michel Terpins and his navigator to confidently proceed to the stage three which came with many winding roads, erosions, and depressions.

Paulistas Michel Terpins together with his Maykel Justo featured in 25th edition of Sertoes rally where they won the three stages of the race in Prototypes T1 where they led the category accumulated also became among the five fastest in the race and ranked fourth with 11:45m 23s. The race passed through 4 cities in Goias, 1 in Mato Grosso and 3 in Mato Grosso do Sul.

They faced some mechanical issues during this race where they were forced to slow down. The T-Rex number 322 broke the gearbox and damaged the rear suspension which forced them to slow down not to interfere with the results. However, this did not deter them from finishing the race. He says the sport involves a lot of adrenaline and fun.

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