About Us

For over 30 years Wayne’s Automotive Center has been performing high-quality auto and truck repairs in the Reno/Sparks area. We are successful because we focus on our core values: honesty, integrity, and technical excellence.

We are a member of the Better Business Bureau and for 20 years have been an AAA Certified Auto Repair Shop and NAPA Auto Care Center. 

Wayne's Automotive Center & Xpress Lube, Auto Repair & Service, Sparks, NV

Our primary mission is to provide our clients with peace of mind while operating their vehicles. By caring for each vehicle like it is our own, we will provide honest, fairly priced, high-quality maintenance and repairs that will allow your vehicle to operate reliably and efficiently. Our customers leave satisfied, well informed, and with effective and reasonable service that allows their car to run well into the future.

Meet the Owner

Dan has been the owner since 2006.  If he’s not riding his bike, skiing one of the many slopes around the country and beyond its borders, hiking trails all over the states, he’s even hiked the Appalachian Trail, or enjoying some quiet geological fun… He’s busy running between our shop and our sister store Bavarian Auto Haus making sure things run smoothly.

Meet Our Team

Andro - Service ManagerASE Certified Master Technician
Andro is an ASE Certified Master Technician and our Service Manager. He has well over 40 years of automotive repair experience. His specialties are vast to include the ins and outs of classical vehicles. He’s always up for a challenge…just try to stump him… that is… if he’s not out and about enjoying time in Napa.
Rick - Lead Service AdvisorLubrication Specialist
A man with many hats, he always gives 100% of himself in every aspect of everything he does..… Baseball coach, football coach, outstanding Service Advisor, and also our very own lubricant and fluid Guru. With more than 17 years in the automotive industry, Rick knows his stuff. If you have a question about pretty much anything that goes in, on or around a vehicle…yep…He’s the man!!!!!
StacyCustomer Care Coordinator
A lady who needs no introduction…mostly because she’s the only one in the building… with more than 5 years working with this amazing and knowledgeable crew, she takes her role of Customer Care Coordinator to a whole new level.
JamesAutomotive Parts Specialist
Our newest addition to Wayne’s family is James…and of course his 2 adorable boys as well. With a background in accounting and customer service, James is a natural fit as out Parts and Inventory Administrator. Got Candy? SSSHHHH James does!!!!
Tony - Shop ForemanASE Certified Master Technician
When he’s not riding his motorcycle all over Nevada or chillin’ at the campground Tony is our Shop Foreman and ASE Certified Master Technician with a passion for Diesel repair for more than 30 years.
DamienASE Certified Master Technician
Not to brag or anything but Damien is yet ANOTHER one of our ASE Certified Master Technicians. With more than 20 years in the industry, he is a man of many talents. From engine work to belts, hoses, air conditioning work, and electrical with everything in between. If it’s broken – HE can fix it!!!!
MarcAutomotive Technician
Marc’s his name and Diesels are his game….and have been for more than 18 years. Experienced and highly knowledgeable in Diesel repair his specialty expands well beyond the general Diesel maintenance and issues. If you ask Marc how many Diesel motors he has replaced in his career you can bet he’d answer with a chuckle. Got a Diesel? We have a Marc for that!!!!!
AllenAutomotive Technician
Did you see that Rat Rod? Yep, that was probably Al. With well over 40 years in the automotive business…23 of those with Wayne’s… Allen is our very own authority when it comes to alignments, suspension, steering, and brakes. ….If it squeaks, grinds or shudders…He’s your guy!!!!!
GaryAutomotive Technician
Another one of our busy guys… It’s always something…softball, off-roading, racing, bowling…but when he’s not enjoying his free time he is elbows deep in a vehicle. Whether it’s tune-ups, belts, hoses, transmission replacement…with 25 years of experience … he’s on the ball. Got GM? He’s the pro !!!!!
BeauAutomotive Technician
Whether it’s his dirt bike or his Harley … this guy loves to ride. It’s always a good thing when we find someone who loves his job as much as he loves his free time. Proficient in engine replacement, driveability, and tune-ups Beau makes it happen. Got Honda? Beau knows!!!!!
AustinLubrication Technician
With more than 4 years in the automotive business, Austin has become quite the Lubrication Technician. When it comes to the vital fluids a vehicle needs to perform at it’s best – It’s always good to know that a professional is on the job to provide the best service possible. Got oil? Austin does!!!!!