The sport of rally driving has always been a difficult one for the majority of those who have spent their lives building up to appearing in this motorsport, but for Rodrigo Terpins the rewards have been almost instant as he has made his way into the sport. The son of legendary Brazilian business leader, Jack Terpins has made his first real impact as a rally driver in the largest off-road race in Brazil known as one of the toughest in the world as many professional, experienced drivers failed to reach the podium.
Rodrigo Terpins and driving partner Fabricio Bianchini were one of the surprise results in the race with the pair achieving a podium finish in their category and an overall finish of eighth in the entire race. A total of 38 competitors made their way to the start line, with some of the best-known rally drivers in Brazil failing to achieve the results of the less experienced Rodrigo Terpins; in the competitive prototypes T1 category, Terpins and Bianchini shocked their competitors with a podium finish after completing the seven stage race across more than 2,000 miles.
There are many parallels to be drawn between the life and career of Rodrigo Terpins and his father, Jack. The most obvious parallel between the pair is the fact both have made a commitment to the sport of their choice, for Rodrigo Terpins this is rally driving and for Jack, the sport of basketball. The entrepreneur had been quick to compliment his team of engineers and support crew who Rodrigo Terpins gave a score of ten out of ten for their work over the course of the race. Rodrigo Terpins also explained he was shocked at the level of equipment needed for his number 326 car to complete the race and reach the podium in exciting fashion. Follow his Facebook page to know more.