Minister Cudjoe extends condolences on the passing of Drifting Icon, Kerry Phillip
Sport and Youth Affairs Minister, the Honourable Shamfa Cudjoe extends condolences to the colleagues, family and friends of the late Kerry Phillip, Drifting pioneer, whose untimely passing has plunged the Motorsports fraternity into mourning.
Mr. Phillip assiduously contributed to the Sport’s development, bringing drifting into the motorsport mainstream in Trinidad and Tobago.
Locally, he became the face of Drifting and regionally, he gained acclamation for winning numerous competitions with foreign-based competitors.
His untimely passing on Saturday, July 04, 2020, will certainly leave a void in the lives of many, especially his colleagues. He was a loved and cherished individual and a champion for the sport of Drifting.
Minister Cudjoe acknowledges the contributions of Mr. Kerry Phillip to the development of Motorsports in Trinidad and Tobago and offers her prayers and deepest sympathy to his family and friends, especially those within the Motorsport Community.
Though his passing was not related to the sport of Drifting, Minister Cudjoe appeals to drifters and all drivers to ‘exercise precaution and be attentive and responsible on the nation’s roadways’.