Rodrigo Terpins, a One of a Kind Brazilian Race Car Driver and Businessman

Rodrigo Terpins is arguably one of the most successful, skilled and talented race car drivers in Brazil. He comes from a pretty famous family that includes high achieving rally driver Michel Terpins his brother and his father, Jack Terpins who was a successful basketball player in his own right and is the president of both the Latin American Jewish Council and the Maccabi Latin American Confederation.

Coming from a sporting family, it is easy to see where Rodrigo got the competitive bug from and that started at a very early age when he developed a passion for fixing cars. According to Rodrigo Terpins’ Facebook page, he credits his success to the help he got from his friend who is also a skilled racer. His brother Michael, a highly decorated race car driver has also played a pivotal role in mentoring Rodrigo and they compete on the same team.

What has pushed him to pursue his rally driving passion and becoming a household name in the off-road rally championships all over Brazil? That can only be attributed to the excellence in his family and the patience, discipline, and experience that he says his beloved sport requires.

Rodrigo Terpins has won various competitions, including the T1 Prototypes and has successfully completed five Sertões rallies in the curriculum at the age of 44. This will certainly earn him a place as a legend of the sport. Outside of the racing cycle, he has achieved great success in business and is currently the Senior Director for the T5 Partipacoes. He has been able to grow the business and at the same time plan some of the biggest competitions in Brazil. Prior to taking on this job, Rodrigo served as the president of Lojas Marisa. Certainly, his passion for his job has taken him a long way and he is a great role model for young boys growing up in Brazil to emulate and learn from.

Rodrigo Terpins, is currently a member of the Bull Sertoes Rally Team where he races with his brother and partner, Michael Terpins. Rodrigo Terpins has several social media platforms. They include Crunchbase, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and LinkedIn. This permits Rodrigo to engage with his fan base and maintain an overall appeal.