The 25th edition of Sertoes Rally comprised of more than 3,300 kilometers. With more challenges at every stage, this has always been the most awaited and enjoyed the race in Brazil. This long track rally race trans-versed through Goias, Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul states. Autodromo International de Goiania was used as the support pack. All competitors arrived at Bonito. Pilot Michel Terpins and his navigator Maykel Justo modified their car. The modifications included a V8 engine in ethanol. As a result of these modifications, the car was more powerful and fast during the race.
Michel Terpins began his racing career in 2002 in the bikes category. He later joined his brother Rodrigo Terpins in the track rally category. According to his navigator Maykel, Michel Terpins is believed to have a vast experience (ten years), and they both make a perfect team. Michel has been in the Sertoes Rally competition for more than a decade. He has won more than four awards in these competitions. These two individuals make up a perfect team.
Michel’s Setbacks at the Sertoes Rally
During the 25th edition of Serteos rally competition, this Paulitas pair won two stages in Prototype T1, giving them a lead in the cumulative category, they were also ranked as one of the fastest competitors at that time. During the final stage, the pair could not be as fast as they were due to some mechanical problems. Their racing car’s gearbox got broken and could not be rectified in real time. Just like we mentioned earlier, this is a team of vast experience. They managed to maneuver and came fourth and 10th positions in the Prototype T1 and overall respectively.
An overview of Michel’s Family Background
Michel Terpins has been in the forefront in the sports leadership in Brazil. He is the head of Brazilian Cross Country Rally Championship. He follows the footsteps of his father and elder brother. His father Jack Terpins was a renowned basketball player in the 60s and 70s. He instilled the importance of taking part in sports to his children at a tender age. This enabled his children to work towards being successful sportsmen, which they are today.