Brazilian rally car driver Michel Terpin has racing in his blood. He and his brother, Rodrigo have dominated the Brazilian rally car world for the past decade. Michel is a member of the highly successful Bull Sertoes Rally Team, which he helped found. Initially, Michel was attracted to racing motorcycles, which he started driving as a young boy. He eventually founded his way to Rally driving as a young teenager, when he teamed with Rodrigo who turned him onto it in 2002. He initially raced with Swen Von Borrier as his navigator and eventually became co-drivers with the racing star.
Michel has won numerous rally races in South America over the past 15 years. His T1 Prototype, “T-rex”, is one of the most successful cars in all of rally racing. At the 25th anniversary race of the Sertoes Rally, he and his partner finished the 3000 kilometer race in fourth place. This monster of a race truly tested his endurance and focus. The Bull Sertoes Rally Team is one of the most successful and recognizable teams in all of Brazil and South America. Michel makes it a point to interact with many of his fans at every event, making him one of the most popular drivers. Never one to turn anyone away, Terpin is constantly sharing his knowledge of racing with young drivers and never makes them feel inferior. It is this spirit that makes him such a great teammate and successful drivers.
Michel Terpin comes from great family and his father, as a successful real estate developer, taught him the value of hard work from a young age. Michel himself is also a successful entrepreneur and web developer. He and his brother, Rodrigo, have made rally racing one of the most popular sports in their native Brazil. Terpin is definitely going to go down in history as one of the greatest rally car drivers in the world.