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A Successful Brazilian Rally Driver, Rodrigo Terpins

Rodrigo Terpins is an ardent Brazilian rally driver hailing from Sao Paulo. Nearly everyone in his family is a sports enthusiast. Jack Terpins, his father was a basketball player in the 90s and a chief of the sport. Michel Terpins, his younger brother, is also a renowned rally driver in Brazil. Last year, the duo formed the Bull Sertoes Rally Team. Their rally team has competed in various Brazilian rally events including the Brazilian Cross Country Rally and Sertoes Rally. This year, the Bull Sertoes Rally Team took part in the Sertoes Rally in the category of Prototypes T1.

Rodrigo Terpins Rally Participation

In the 2017 Sertoes Rally edition, Rodrigo Terpins and Fabricio Bianchini, his navigator participated in the category of Prototypes T1 driving car number 326. His T-Rex car is developed by the MEM team. The Brazil Sertoes Rally 22nd edition has held this August. It consisted of 2,600 kilometers, seven stages spread across two states. Rodrigo Terpins was ranked 8th overall among the 38 competitors. The Bull Sertoes Rally Team finished 10th in the teams ranking.

Rodrigo Terpins was interviewed after the event. He described the competition as the largest off-road competition with a demanding and tough terrain. Nonetheless, together with his navigator, they managed to cope and more importantly, their car responded perfectly. Last year, Rodrigo Terpins finished 7th in the same edition and category. He made the full course within two hours.

Charity Work

Rodrigo Terpins took part in a community social responsibility last year. He also participated in a solidarity action charity dinner. Funds gathered were used to purchase water and medicine for the cities where the Sertoes rally was held. Additionally, Rodrigo Terpins together with his brother participated in a Green Initiative by collaborating with ‘carbon free seal.’ Therefore, the Bull Sertoes Rally Team will indemnify all the carbon dioxide emitted by its cars by planting trees. The aim of this course is to neutralize and offset the carbon dioxide emitted during the testing period. You can search him on Google for more info.

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