Racing runs in the Terpins family. 41 year old Rodrigo Terpins is a Brazilian rally driver who also enjoys racing with his brother Michel Terpins. Rodgrigo Terpin’s brother Michel is 37 and is a member of the Bull Sertões rally team. Prototype T1 races for the Bull Sertões rally team is Rodrigo’s forte. He has gained national recognition for his driving style. Rodrigo Terpins has credited his past races as learning experiences when he was recently questioned by the media. Whether he wins or loses he is able to learn from the race and improve his driving techniques and skills.
Rodrigo grew up in an athletically involved home. His father Jack played Basketball in the 1990’s and he is currently he President of Latin American Jewish Council and Maccabi Latin America Confederation and. His brother Michel shares in his love for rally races. His favorite rally car is the T-Rex from MEM Motorsport and has been a major participant in the Brazilian Cross Country Rally. Rodrigo and Michel formed the Tea Bull Sertoes Rally Team and together have participated in over five rally events throughout Brazil.
Rodrigo Terpins participated in the twenty second edition of the Sertoes Rally with his partner Fabricio Manchiana. This esteemed race covers areas in two states and stretches 2600 kilometers. Due to the length of this race it is divided into stages and the off road portion of this event has been considered as the largest in Brazil. The excitement of the off road race draws a large spectator crowd and draws the attention of many sponsors. You can visit their website rodrigoterpins.com
While racing is a pivotal point of Rodrigo’s life he also made time for higher education. Rodrigo attended the University of Sail Hilaire and studied business management. He was able to put those skills to use during his sixteen year career at Lojas Marisa where he eventually rose in ranks and earned the title of President. In 2008 he followed his entrepreneurial spirit and founded his own company; T5 Participacoes, which is centered around rally racing.