Born in a family of sports enthusiasts, Rodrigo Terpins 44 is an ardent Brazilian rally driver who hails from Sao Paulo. His father Jack Terpins was a basketball player when he was young and chief of sport in the 90s. Last year together with his younger brother Michel Terpins 40, they formed the Bull Sertoes Rally Team. The team has participated in several rally events in Brazil including the Sertoes Rally and Brazilian Cross Country Rally. This year the team participated for the third consecutive Sertoes Rally in Prototypes T1 category.
The rally participation
This year edition of the Sertoes Rally, Rodrigo Terpins and his navigator Fabricio Bianchini were driving car number 326 in the Prototypes category T1. Aboard the T-Rex car that is developed by the MEM team, Rodrigo will be among the experienced drivers in the circuit
The 22nd edition of Brazil Sertoes Rally held this August consisted of 7 stages, 2,600 kilometers within 2 states. In the overall ranking, Rodrigo Terpins managed 8th position among the 38 competitors. Among the teams ranking the Bull Sertoes Rally Team finished number 10.
Speaking after the competition, Rodrigo Terpins described the largest off road race as having a tough and demanding terrain. However, they were able to cope and their car responded well, reveal Terra. In the same edition last year Rodrigo finished 7th position in the same category by making the full course with just over two hours.
Last year, Terpins was involved in community social responsibility during the 23rd edition of the Sertoes Rally. Rodrigo took part in a solidarity action when he participated in a charity dinner advanced by Saude e Alegria in Sertoes (SAS). All the funds gathered from the dinner were used to buy medicines and water destined for cities where the rally event was held.
Also, Rodrigo Terpins together with his brother Michel Terpins linked with ‘carbon free seal’ for Green Initiative. Therefore, all the CO2 emitted by Bull Sertoes Rally Team cars during the testing period will be indemnified by planting trees at Atlantic forest. This aimed at offsetting and neutralizing the CO2 emitted.