Services are Wednesday for Sean Lias

WESTFIELD, Pa. – Funeral services for long-time IMCA Modified driver Sean Lias are at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26 at the Olney Funeral Home in Ulysses, Pa.

Lias, 49, of Westfield, died Saturday, Aug. 22.

One of the most successful drivers in IMCA history, Lias was tied for third on the Modified career wins list with 231.

He was an eight-time regional champion from 1998-2006, won 11 track championships, two Empire State Series titles and four state crowns, two in New York and two in Pennsylvania.

“Sean was an important part of the racing community,” said IMCA President Brett Root. “We send our condolences to his family and will remember him in our prayers.”

Friends may call from noon to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Ulysses Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Spalding Foundation for injured race car drivers at

Survivors include his wife Billiejo; parents Ronald and Patricia; a sister, Lori Murray; two uncles, two aunts and numerous cousins.

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