Rodrigo Terpins Bringing Joy to the Brazilian Terrains

Posted on September 25, 2017

If you are a motor rally enthusiast then Rodrigo Terpins is a name you are quite familiar with. Rodrigo Terpins is one of the most celebrated rally drivers in Brazil. Mr. Rodrigo comes from a rich sporting family where his father Joe Terpins was a great basketball player in the 1960s and 1970 and a retired sports President. Growing up Rodrigo and his brother Michel would be inspired by their father’s influence despite going for a different kind of sport.

Rodrigo and Michel Terpins are part of the great Bull Sertoes Rally team that was started by the two sportsmen and competes in the Sertoes Rally competition. Sertoes Rally is competition that brings together some of the established racers in Brazil. Just like any competition, Sertoes Rally requires determination, prowess and dedication characteristics evident with Rodrigo. Currently Mr. Rodrigo Terpins competes in the T1 prototypes category alongside his partner Fabricio Bianchini. Going by the last competition Mr. Rodrigo and Fabricio came third in the T1 prototype category and 8th out of 38 competitors overall.

According to Rodrigo, the results for the 22nd Sertoes Rally event was satisfactory considering the terrains of the competition and the distance covered. The rally competition covered at least 2600 kilometers and had seven stages in two different states. Going forward Mr. Rodrigo advice to rally drivers is to ensure they prepare themselves adequately for such events. By doing so they will be able to anticipate the many ups and downs that comes with the sport.

So far, Mr. Rodrigo Terpins has participated in five Sertoes Rally competitions. Before becoming a pilot Michel Terpins was Rodrigo’s navigator. According to, currently the two brothers drive T-Rex, a product of one of their official partners, MEM Motorsport. In addition to Sertoes Rally, Rodrigo has also been involved in other competitions such as 2011 Mitsubishi Cup Championship where he came second with 204 points.

Other than Motor rally, Rodrigo Terpins is a well-established businessman where he has been able to establish his business empire and even trades in stocks. Even with his successes, Mr. Rodrigo is a committed family man and attributes most of the success to them. Read more about him on