Alastair Borthwick lived a life full of adventure and fun times. He was a jovial and naturally creative writer whose work has transcended the oceans of time. Born in 1913, Alastair Borthwick lived in Troon as a young child and later on relocated to Glasgow where his career in journalist blossomed. He dropped out of school to pursue his passion for journalism. At this stage in life, Alastair Borthwick realized that the best place to begin his career was at a then-popular media company called Glasgow Herald.
Starting his career at the young age of 16, allowed him to grow steadily through the ranks and he was soon appointed to the post of editor. During his time in the company, he gained interest in an upcoming sport that had tongues wagging. It had become a frequent occurrence for the wealthy population of Glasgow to venture into the rough terrains of the highlands. They would engage in rock climbing a sport that is known to get one’s adrenalin going. A lot of his content was focused on this sport and the many aspects and areas it was practiced.
After a few years working at the Glasgow Herald, Alastair Borthwick decided to jump ship and start working at the Daily Mirror. At the time, this move would have been considered a step in the right direction, but for Alastair Borthwick, it simply did not cut it. He soon decided to follow his heart and go back to writing for Glasgow Herald. Around the same time, world war two was becoming a reality in many parts of the world. Alastair Borthwick was commissioned to join the army as an intelligence officer. As the conflict spread through most of Europe, Alastair Borthwick was part and parcel of the struggle until the end of the war.
After the war, Alastair Borthwick relocated together with his wife to Jura a small town in the highlands. This was, however, not the end of his adventures as soon after, he moved to Islay before deciding to go back home to Glasgow, where he continued to work in the media industry.
The 24th edition of the Sertões Rally saw very impressive competition members of the Bull Sertões Rally Team Michel Terpins and Maykel Justo were as usual onboard the T-Rex they car of choice for the T1 prototype category since they brought MEM motorsports developers during the 22nd edition of the same rally. There #322 which again received the Carbon Free badge during this edition meant that once again the Bull Sertões Rally Team was working together with the Green Initiative foundation which works to promote safer environments and reducing pollution. By working with rally teams, the Green initiative would ensure that all CO2 emitted by the vehicles during the seven stages will be compensated by planting trees in the Atlantic Forest. This initiative has received a lot of support from Michel Terpins and his brother Rodrigo. They fully understand the need for environmental conservation while they enjoy the sport that has defined most of their adult life. The edition was especially challenging for Michel and Justo as they were pairing up together for the first time and this meant that they had to work extra hard inorder to produce good results in the same. Their teamwork did not fail as they were able to win the initial stages of the competition before coming in at position five overall. In the previous edition that Michel terpins had been part of such as the 22nd edition the caravan with more than 2,000 people left Goiânia (GO) to Belo Horizonte (MG).This is a journey that took them through almost 3,000 kilometers cutting across the two states. The 22nd edition was marked by a new format of doing things that allowed the Sertões to come and arrive on weekends; this was to facilitate the presence of the public in the event.The competition would see a record 204 competitors with four women taking part. The Sertões was further divided into groups that saw 45 cars, four trucks, 40 bikes, 17 hips, and 22 UTVs take part in the various category. Michel Terpins and his brother Rodrigo were in the T1 prototype category a class they have become synonymous with.