Hailing from Brazil, Rodrigo Terpins has achieved an impressive amount of success as a rally driver. He is actually the brother of another successful driver named Michel Terpins. Their father is also a successful Brazilian athlete. His name is Jack Terpins, and he is a basketball player who serves as the president of the Maccabi Latin American Confederation and the Latin American Jewish Council.
It is evident that the sporting excellence within his family had a great influence on Rodrigo Terpins from a young age, and it is one of the main reasons that he was driven enough to achieve what he has in rally driving. Brazilian off-road rally driving events have benefited greatly from Rodrigo’s presence. He has performed well consistently at these events. Both Rodrigo and his brother, Michel, race on the Tea Bull Sertoes Rally Team together.
The two Terpins brothers have certainly enjoyed the car that was designed form them by the notable organization MEM Motorsport. The T-Rex is the car that the brothers received from MEM Motorsport, and they have driven it to great success in the world of Brazilian rally racing. Even though he is already in his forties, Rodrigo Terpins is still just as interested in rally driving as he was when he was younger.
Rodrigo Terpins was educated at the University of Sail Hilaire, and afterwards he worked for 16 years at Lojas Marisa. There, he was eventually able to work his way up the ladder and become the company’s president. He performed this position well until leaving in 2007. Check out Terra for more.
T5 Participacoes is the name of a company that Rodrigo Terpins founded in 2008. Even though he still works with T5 Participacoes, Rodrigo devotes most of his time to rally driving. His company has helped to organize many of Brazil’s best rally racing events over the past decade.
Both Rodrigo and Michel Terpins believe that the future of rally driving in Brazil will be even better than it is currently. Rodrigo credits much of his success to having his brother’s influence, and he believes he wouldn’t have had the achieved nearly as much otherwise.