About Us

exterior shotStarting Gate Servicenter is a full service auto repair facility that has been serving the community since 1970. We are conveniently located at the intersection of Route 198 and Whiskey Bottom Road, near the Baltimore/Washington Parkway, in Laurel. Our state-of-the-art facility is designed to accommodate the ever changing needs of our customers. Starting Gate Servicenter understands the importance of providing quality automotive repair, that is convenient, expedient and reasonably priced.

Starting Gate is one of the few facilities in the area that can handle all repairs and maintenance under one roof with cutting-edge equipment…Performed by knowledgeable and dependable Starting Gate expert certified service technicians…backed by our FULL WARRANTY. We pride ourselves on knowing the business and our customers.


  • Comprehensive Repair Department
  • Transmissions
  • Engines
  • Carburetors
  • Machine Work
  • Frame Work
  • Welding
  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Mufflers
  • Tune-Ups
  • Wheel Alignment
  • Brake Service
  • Air Conditioning
  • MD State Inspection
  • Advanced Computer Command Repairs & Troubleshooting
  • Electronic Troubleshooting
  • Drivability Experts

Starting Gate Servicenter can repair all makes of foreign and domestic cars/trucks/vans & SUVs including: Acura, Alfa Romeo, AM General, AMC, Audi, Avanti, Bentley, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Daewoo, Dodge, Eagle, Fiat, Ford, Geo, GMC, Honda, Hummer, Hyundai, Infiniti, International Harvester, Isuzu, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln, Lotus, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mercury, Merkur, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Oldsmobile, Peugeot, Plymouth, Pontiac, Porsche, Range Rover, Renault, Rolls Royce, SAAB, Saturn, Sterling, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, Volkswagen, Volvo