Rodrigo terpins is one half or the Terpins brothers who are today part of the cultural phenomenal that is Brazilian rallying. The duo of Rodrigo and Michel Terpins began their passion for rallying at a very young age and were able to nurture this passion into very successful careers today which is something that is very impressive. Rodrigo was so successful in rallying that he was able to convince his brother Michel into moving from Cross-country as a rider where he was already the Brazilian cross country champion into rallying specifically for the T1 prototype. When Michel jumped ship and joined Rodrigo they came together and formed the Bull Sertões Rally Team. This is the team that they would use to take part in the most important and beloved rally event in Brazil the Sertoes rally. This rally is widely considered the most important event in the Brazilian rally calendar and at any time its participants are the best in rallying in Brazil.
According to Terra News, at the start of the Bull Sertões Rally Team, the two brothers formed the team that competed with Rodrigo being the driver while Michel was the navigator. This was an arrangement that brought the team a lot of success as both we well vast with what they were expected to do and it’s a formula that accorded them a lot of success. The team was able to bring in the MEM motorsport developers who would develop the T-Rex the car that they currently use as a team for all their races. The team has also been able to attract sponsors in droves this includes Eventos, Terpins & Cintra Advogados, Motul and Ohlins, Xarla, Bull Sertões and their support team MEM.The confidence that the team inspires is what has enabled the team to grow with both Michel and Rodrigo taking on driver roles with each taking onboard a navigator to grow the team.
During the 22nd edition, the team took part where they were able to take position six and seven respectively with the team expected to improve in future participation. The T-Rex is also expected to receive some major upgrades to enable it improve performance as well as its handling capacity.
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