The 22nd Edition of the Rally dos Sertoes had pre-emptied the participant of a 202km stretch (for the first day) they had to rally on. Nonetheless, this distance was reduced to 68km after a number of issues were put into consideration including landscape, weather, and safety. Rodrigo Terpins was the car no. 326 pilot while Fabricio Bianchini was his navigator. This is in the T1 prototype category which also signed in his brother Michel Terpins and co-partner Sven von Borries, whom at 14 was the General of the Cars champion, using car no.322.
Although, the distance was shortened this did not eliminate the other challenges along the race. This off the road competition proved to be a nightmare with soil erosion, dust as a result thereof, slippery gravel and visibility were at stake. The energetic duo of Rodrigo Terpins and Fabricio Bianchini came in 6th at a timing of 58 minutes and 9 seconds.
The following day, the duo had to race a 360 km stretch from Goias state to Minas Gerais, this was not tasking as the latter, and in the week-long event, the rally competition continued without scares. This stage two performance and the first T-Rex motor, Sertoes Rally saw the Rodrigo team and that of his brother, Michel Terpin close among the top 6 overall in the prototype T1. Check out terpins.com for more.
About Rodrigo Terpins
He is a Brazilian National from Sao Paulo who is a rally driver by profession. Rodrigo Terpins works with Fabricio Bianchini, his skilled navigator. This a cheerful duo who are optimistic and passionate about speeds, cars and the rally itself. They have shown memorable and remarkable performance from their past participation in the Sertoes Rally Championships held annually.
Rodrigo Terpins is officially signed in with the Bull Sertoes Rally Team and has several participation in the Brazilian Cross Country Rally Championship. He is probably one of the rally drivers to watch in Brazil. With less than a decade of participation and the numerous success to his name, he is one of the best rally drivers of the time. The T-Rex Motor group makes his car.