Auto Repair in Middletown, DE

Middletown, DE

The town of Middletown is located in New Castle County in northern Delaware. Incorporated in 1861, it covers almost 12 square miles of land, home to an increasing population of about 21,000 people.

With the nickname, “Diamond Town of the Diamond State,” Middletown has become the fastest growing area in Delaware, expanding its population by more than 200% between 2000 and 2010. A number of new housing developments have attracted commuters from Wilmington and Philadelphia. In terms of events, Middletown hosts the Olde Tyme Peach Festival every August, as well as the Big Ball Marathon on Labor Day to benefit local charities.

Auto repair is inevitable, and Fred Drake Automotive is ready to serve the needs of Middletown drivers. In business since 1968, it’s our mission to be the leading provider of multifaceted automotive solutions, through our focus on quality, diligence and timeliness. Our team aims to build a trusting working relationship by consistently exceeding customers’ expectations. We look forward to seeing you at our location in nearby Townsend. When it comes to your car or truck, trust the duck!

50th Anniversary!

Fred Drake Automotive, formerly Drake's Body Shop and Fred Drake Salvage was founded by Fred Drake, Sr. of Newark, DE. The body shop was located in Wilmington and specialized in large trucks and fleet services. In 1987, he and his son Fred Drake, Jr. opened Fred Drake Salvage in Middletown, DE. After one year in business, they moved to our current address where we have evolved into a multi-faceted auto repair and auto recycling facility.

2 year/24,000 mile warranty

We offer an unbeatable 2 year/24,000 mile warranty on mechanical repairs, and a lifetime guarantee for all collision repair.

Trust is Key

At Fred Drake Automotive, we have over 40 years experience in the collision industry. Our goal is to make the repair process as simple and smooth as possible for our customers, while providing quality that can't be beat. Free Towing.