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Just Like Wine, Rodrigo Terpins Only Gets Finer with Time

The Terpins family has produced the highest grade of rally drivers and rider. Rodrigo Terpins has had quite a successful career following into the steps of his elder brother Michel Terpins and Jack Terpins, his father who was also a rally driver. His recent participation that brought glory and recognition was at the Bull Sertos Rally. Alongside is co-rally driver, Fabricio Manchiana, they emerged position six with an admirable time record of 58 minutes and 9 seconds. His brother alongside Sves von Borries were at the fifth position at 58 minutes. This made Brazilian drivers have a global name.


Speaking to Linked In social media, Rodrigo Terpins revealed that his past competitions lay a good foundation to being who he is today. He may not have performed to outdo other drivers, but it helped him familiarize with the field and have a better understanding of what is expected and how to navigate the fields. Terpins treasures dearly these competitions and links it to his present success even in challenging Brazilian terrain.


Over the years, Rodrigo Terpins has learnt to be cool even under pressure. He agrees that this important as things sometimes turn out not as expected but you have to sail through anyway. It is important to be strategic, easily adapt to changes and be free spirited. Team work is also another key value. The competition he participates in requires one to work in a team of two, to win you must coordinate and support each other. In the cognition of all these, they have been able to steer their racing car in difficult race and even amidst mechanical breakdown.


About Rodrigo Terpins


Rodrigo Terpins is one of the celebrated rally drivers in Brazil. He participates in the T1 prototype category which is also an area of specialty for his elder brother Michel Terpins. His paternal father, Jack Terpins is a sports enthusiast and played basketball and participates in car racing competition before venturing into business. Rodrigo Terpins is a co-founder of Floresvale which is an environment conservation and management company that enacts sustainable and eco-friendly practices. Advancement in science is a trend that really excites him.