Drivers come and go when it comes to Race Car Driving. A lot of newcomers are seen every year while a lot of the usual faces retires, too. Because of this, being a well-known race car driver is something to be proud of. Michel Terpin managed to conquer the terrains with his talent behind the steering wheel.
Michel Terpin was born in 1979 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He originally eyed for the Motorcycles category, competing in the Sertoes Rally back in 2002. However, due to the influences of his brother, Rodrigo Terpin, Michel Terpin considered competing in the car department and performed as a navigator in 2004. This is the first time he and his brother teamed up professionally on the tracks. The love for sports runs in the blood of the family. He and his brother are rally car drivers while their father, Jack Terpin, was a basketball player.
The brothers will not team up again until 2015, where they formed the Bull Sertoes. They did a few tracks together but went again on their separate ways when Michel decided to team up with his navigator Maykel Justo to compete under the T1 Prototype category. Michel Terpin is a natural born driver, and being a capable one, he and his partner looked forward to gun the 22nd Rally competition. However, during their time competing in the 22nd edition at Goiania, their car had a suspension failure and was not able to complete the race.
Terpin and Justo decided to go compete again during the 25th edition that took place in the 3300km track at Autodromo International de Goiania. This time, the duo used a 322 T-Rex which was made by MEM Motorsport. The T-Rex is an eco-friendly, high-quality car equipped with a V8 and Carbon free seals. In this competition, Terpin and Justo managed to get the 4th place.
In the coming years, the duo will earn achievements after achievements. Among the titles in their names are wins from the Rally Rota SC, with the first place in 2016 and second place in 2017. This cemented Michel Terpin as one of the best rally drivers in the T1 division.