Rodrigo Terpins On Rally Driving and Why He Does It

If there is one thing Rodrigo Terpins is passionate about, it has to be sports. As an accomplished rally driver, he has graced many racing championships always triumphing over his opponents. His hard work and will to dream big definitely got him to where he is today.

Rodrigo Terpins was born into a family of achievers. At a young age, he watched his father, Jack Terpins, become a successful basketball player and went on to become a respected sports leader. Jack Terpins also excelled in becoming a community leader given his position as president of both Macabi Latin American Confederation and Latin American Jewish Council.

Having a father who was also his role model is part of the ingredients that fueled Rodrigo Terpin’s success. Today, he is one of the top known rally drivers in the Brazilian off-road championships. Rodrigo races for the tea Bull Sertoes Rally Team, alongside his equally talented brother Michel Terpins. You can visit Terra for more info.

The duo recently completed the 22ndSertoes Rally championship in which they covered 2,600km through two states and 7 courses. Rodrigo and his brother finished 3rd in their race and were ranked position 8 overall against 38 competitors. The T1 prototype category has always been Rodrigo’s love ever since he joined the racing world.

Following in the footsteps of their father, both Michel and Rodrigo Terpins are making major leaps in the sports world. Rodrigo’s brother, Michel, came from a successful career as a motorbike racer before joining his brother to conquer the T1 prototype races. Michel Terpins also serves as the head of the Brazilian Cross Country Rally Championship.

Rodrigo Terpins feels quite content with where his career is today. He is more concerned about finding balance between his family and professional commitments. Rodrigo did not compete for the just concluded Rally Cuesta off-road championship in which his brother teamed up with fellow racer, Beco Andreotti. Nevertheless, Rodrigo vows he will not miss the next Cuesta Off-road rally and is even preparing for it.

Rodrigo Terpins found his heart in sports having watched his father when he grew up. Today he is even more fortunate to grace the same racing arena alongside his brother, Michel Terpins.

August 28, 2017

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