Rodrigo Terpins is one of the most popular competitors in the speed-racing contest known as the Sertoes Rally, which is Brazil’s largest off-road event consisting of 7 stages, and covering a distance of approximately 3,000 kilometers. The challenging competition is held every year in that South American country, and it attracts a great number of participants and enthusiastic fans. Rodrigo Terpins is one of the members of a driving team called Bull Sertoes, which his brother Michel is also a part of, along with two other drivers. The Bull Sertoes navigate through the rally with a vehicle called T-Rex, which was constructed by their sponsor MEM Motorsports. Due to the powerful V8 engine that T-Rex has, the team has managed to win many top awards in various stages of the race, such as the 2nd stage of the event’s 24th edition. They also finished in 4th place at the rally’s 25th edition in its Prototype 1 category.
The skilled race car champion is also an entrepreneur who graduated from Saint College with a degree in Business Administration, afterwards obtaining an executive position at Lojas Marisa, one of the most frequented women’s clothing stores in Brazil. During his 15-year run as the President and CEO of the well-recognized fashion brand, he managed to help push it towards the big growth it went on to experience. The store is now in almost every shopping center in Brazil. After leaving Lojas Marisa in 2006, two years later, he became the Director of another company called T5 Participacoes, and he currently holds that position there.
Although Rodrigo Terpins is an effective businessman, he has never lost his passion for the sport of race car driving. His love of cars and speed has been something he’s had since he was a child growing up in Sao Paulo in a family of athletically inclined relatives. His father, Jack Terpins, was a basketball player 4 decades ago, before he retired and went on to become a real estate executive. Rodrigo Terpins and his Bull Sertoes team continue to be one of the fans’ most favorite driving teams of the Sertoes Rally.