What made Michel Terpins such an enigma?

The Sertoes rally is one of the most exciting sporting events in Brazil, and this is for a reason. Fans from all over the country are able to come together and have the time of there lives as they watch man and machine enter into a battle of skill and tact. This has made Brazilian elite rally drivers some of the most followed and looked up to people from the sports arena. The rally has over its twenty-five editions attracted numerous new drivers as have the number of categories that are part of the rally. The rally usually takes the drivers through a number of cities and states ensuring that fans can get a holistic feel of the event and as for a rally circuit that usually covers over 3000 kilometers in every edition spreading the route over numerous places serves it well. One of the most followed drivers is Michel Terpins, for most, he is an enigma having come from the cross country championship and transitioned quite smooth to become one of the best competitors in the T1 prototype category. He left the Brazilian cross country championship when he was at his peak, and this would only add to the mystery of a man who is greatly admired by his fans. Driving the T-Rex #322 has made him easy to recognize this stemming from the fact that he has been consistent on car and category. Over the various editions of the Sertoes rally, he has been able to transform his driving style from a conservative approach to one of an aggressive nature geared towards results. He transformed himself well since joining rallying and was able to attract sponsors and admirers as easily as he did when he was the cross country champion something that most others would have struggled with. This is what makes him a unique driver. Michel Terpins is also passionate about environmental conservation, and this has been seen by him constantly embracing the green initiative’s carbon-free sticker. The sticker is a sign of willingness by the driver to recognize the impact of rallying on the environment and ability to do something about it.

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