Rodrigo Terpins is a Brazilian rally driver and businessman. He recently finished in the eighth overall position in the 22nd Sertões Rally. He emerged third in the T1 Prototype group. The event is one of Brazil’s largest off-road races. The 22nd edition attracted thirty-eight participants. The rally covered over 1600 miles in two states. The event is one of the most challenging in the Brazilian series.
The 22nd edition was reported to be shorter than previous versions. His co-driver Fabricio Bianchini in car #326 navigated Rodrigo Terpins. Speaking after the event, he described the rally as pleasant and thanked his support team for an exemplary job. The torturous terrain had a lot of mud, and he was proud that his car was up to the challenge.
He adopted a cautious strategy to familiarize himself with the car and its capabilities. He advises drivers to make sure their vehicles are properly serviced before the start of any race. Rodrigo Terpins comes from a family of rally enthusiasts. His brother Michael Terpins is also a renowned rally driver. The two brothers are part of the Bull Sertoes Rally team.
According to comunique-se.com, Michael Terpins also took part in the 22nd Bull Sertoes Rally but bowed out after his car overturned. The two have participated in more than five Sertoes rallies. Rodrigo Terpins’ father is an engineer and former sports leader and basketball player. Rodrigo Terpins is said to have inherited his father’s passion for sports, competitiveness and ingenious leadership. He drives a T-Rex, a product of MEM Motorsports.
He has participated in other rally championships in the country such as the Mitsubishi Cup Championship in 2011. Rodrigo Terpins previously worked as the Director of Operations of Marisa SA, a Brazilian fashion chain store with a focus on women’s clothing. He was in-charge of strategic planning and e-commerce. The company operates from Sao Paulo.
Rodrigo Terpins has achieved phenomenal success with proven results on the rallying scene. In a report by Economia, he is expected to perform even better in this year’s series. The race will be held in the mid-west state of Mato Grosso. It is poised to attract close to three hundred participants and cover over two thousand miles.