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Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
SaturdayBy Appointment Only
We specialize in Porsche repair and service.
LMN Motorsports was established as a Porsche repair shop in 2006 and we pride ourselves on the quality of our work and experience we have to offer all of our customers. All major repairs and scheduled maintenance, including all engine and transmission repairs and all Porsche electrical diagnoses and repairs, with PST-2 and Autologic Porsche diagnostic systems for all Porsche cars.
Offering pre-purchase inspections, full suspension and performance upgrades including track setups and corner balancing. Tech inspections for all DE and club events. We offer track support and pro driver coaching from Grand am and ALMS drivers. We offer full wheel free hub stands set ups and alignments that are second to none. Feel free to call us for more information.
Meet our Team
Owner: Ladislav "Lutzo" Kovacyk: Porsche trained technician with 42 years of Porsche experience. Crew Chief for Rolex/Grand-am race teams.
Ray Kremer: Porsche and Audi master technician since 1985 with factory training through 2013.
Lawrence "BJ" Bird: Assistant technician in training.
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July 11th, 2014
I stopped by LMN for the first time today based upon a friends recommendation. Lutzo met me at the garage bay and I introduces myself. I asked if he only worked by appointment and he acknowledges he did but asked me what my problem was -- which I explained in few words. He asked me the model year and I told him. He said it's probably a fuel relay. When they fail their symptoms sound like that. He then said, before you leave let me swap out your relay and you drive it for a few days and see if the problem is solved. When I asked "how much" he said see if it fixes it first. Then you can pay me.
The man knows the 944S as far as I'm concerned.
January 20th, 2014
My car needed a clutch and IMS bearing installed. My Porsche is my daily driver - my only car. Lutzo, knowing that I would struggle without a car, took my car immediately and had the job complete in 2.5 days. I have driven the car over one hundred miles since he completed the work and everything is functioning perfectly. The new clutch feels awesome.
The thing that impressed me most about my experience dealing with Lutzo is that he called me shortly after I left the shop and checked up on me, making sure I thought the car felt good and that I was happy with the repair. Thanks for the customer service Lutzo!!
December 23rd, 2013
Would you travel 1014 miles from Florida to Virginia Beach for your Porsche service experience? For a Porschephile there is nothing like having your Porsche drive-train separated from that beautiful 911 body. I've done two comprehensive performance and suspension builds with Lutzo and LMN Motorsports over the last 8 years.
Lutzo knows all, Ray is pragmatic and confident and BJ gets it done-no detail is too small, they are a team and make your Porsche yours. I’m on my third 911 build with LMN motorsports, engine and drive-train separated from the body again.
It does not matter if you need routine service, track car setup or a complete engine rebuild. Where ever you are-this is where your Porsche should be.
November 18th, 2013
I used LMN Motorsports for a 'pre-purchase' inspection and was extremely satisfied with their detail and knowledge. Lutzo knows Porsches and is a very practical, detail oriented, and helpful advisor-technician. At LMN, you will get a great experience, learn a lot more about your car than you ever knew, and save money and time on maintenance and repairs. Highly recommended +++
August 14th, 2013
5 out of 5 stars, period. I was interested in a '87 944S, had never owned one, and called Lutzo to pick his brain about the pending purchase (after reading the reviews on this site...had never met him). He and his team were extremely friendly and helpful, and they answered all of my questions. I ended up buying the car, taking it straight to them, and getting some preventative maintenance done right away at a very reasonable cost. LMN alone will have my Porsche auto maintenance business while I live in Va Bch.
June 14th, 2012
Lutzo's LMN Motorsports is the type of facility car guys dream about: unsurpassed skills, reasonable rates, and no overselling. I recently had to replace the suspension in my car, which had worn out after 111 thousand miles. We researched replacement parts together and learned that instead of just replacing the struts, that I could replace all struts; the sway bars and bushings with the "rest of the world" Boxster suspension for just a few dollars more. It's this type of concern for and engagement with the customer that sets Lutzo apart from others. The new suspension is such an improvement, I have to work on new lines in the turns at VIR. Many thanks Lutzo. I also look forward to more discussions about wines.
June 11th, 2012
Trip Of A Lifetime.
Thats what was in store when I joined the "Yuppie Rally". A 5 day drive with 20 high performance cars from Boston, MA to Knoxville, TN and back. Our destination was the "Tail Of The Dragon", one of the most challenging roads in the country. The rally was to benefit Franciscan Children's Hospital - a great adventure for a great cause.
My car for the trip: a heavily modified 2002 Porsche 996 Turbo with 650HP. A true monster of a car that would complete the 2500 mile journey in record time. Until it broke. On day 2, My co-driver and I began to notice smoke coming from the back of the car. Upon inspection we discovered that a power steering hose had developed a leak which was getting worse by the minute. We purchased a case of fluid from a local Porsche Dealer, filled the reservoir and pressed on. Bad idea. We made it to Williamsburg VA late on a Friday night and inspected the car again. The leak was now much worse and continuing any further without repair was no longer an option. Enter LMN Motorsports, and Lutzo the owner.
I did a Google search for Porsche Mechanic in VA and found LMN's site.
The site looked legit, and described Lutzo's experience with a Grand Am Racing Team. Just the type of guy we need on the fly. His shop was 66 miles from our hotel. We made a plan to call him early the next morning, hoping that he worked on Saturdays and would be able to help us out. We were 800 miles from home and not happy with the idea of dropping out of the rally.
I called LMN early Saturday morning. Lutzo answered the phone and I filled him in on our situation. He told me that he was not planning to work that day, as he was home with a fever and sick as a dog. He did give me some advice on where the leak might be coming from, and advice on what parts may be needed. I thanked him for his time and now needed to come up with a Plan B. Just as my co-driver and I were contemplating our next move, Lutzo called me back. He said he would come in to help us. Amazing! We filled the power steering fluid again, set the navigation for LMN Motorsports and headed out. 66 Miles to go, fingers crossed.
As soon as we arrived I knew we were in good hands. The parking lot at LMN was filled with Porsches of all varieties. Lutzo greeted us and drove the leaking Porsche into the bay. He didn't even stall the car, very easy to do with our Stage III Racing Clutch. He carefully put the car on his lift and started removing the airbox to find the problem. It was leaking from the exact spot he described over the phone, and needed a new hose. Now the bad news - he did not have such a hose in stock. He said he wanted to help us and would see what he could do. He had an old clutch assembly from one of his racing cars, and said he may be able to use parts from that to get us home. We were skeptical but already trusted Lutzo and had not much of a choice at the moment. We waited a few hours for the doctor to perform the surgery. He came back with good news. His modified hose looks like its going to do the trick. He topped off the power steering fluid one last time and started putting the car back together. He cleaned the engine bay and fired up the car. The hose was holding. He then pressure tested the pump and again, no issues. Looks like we will make it home after all - Lutzo had performed a miracle!
We paid his very reasonable invoice, thanked him profusely and headed on to our next stop - Atlantic City, only 350 miles away. Lutzo headed home to get some rest and take care of his fever. The car made it to Atlantic City with zero issues. We checked the line upon arrival and his repair had worked like a charm. I got a text from Lutzo that night asking if we made it to AC. This guy really cares about his customers! I told him his repair worked great, and thanked him again. The next day we drove the final 370 miles from AC back home to Boston with zero issues. Lutzo texted me again that evening to make sure we made it all the way home. Incredible customer service from an incredible mechanic. Words can not describe how grateful we are for his help, or how impressed we are with both his work and follow through. Thanks Lutzo, you are a true Porsche Master!
February 8th, 2012
I found LMN after being referred by several other placed that wouldn't work on my 1979 911. Honest and reasonable. I will return. Thank you.
December 8th, 2011
What differentiates Lutzo at LMN motorsports from others is his character and integrity....you just know when you meet him that he is honest, fair and passionate about his work. His skill and attention to detail are simply icing on the cake. Bottom line- great service at a fair price= I am never going anywhere else with my Porsche!
November 29th, 2011
We recently moved to Va Beach and Lutzo was highly recommended. He now takes care of both our 993 and Boxster S. We have been impressed with both his knowledge and his honest straight-forward approach. We were lucky to find Lutzo and are very happy to pass along our recommendation!
October 17th, 2011
Lutzo is a class act and they only person we ever sub any Porsche work out to. If you have a 996 with a crunchy gearbox, or wailing diff. Call Gbox out in CO for a quote, and then call Lutzo. :) His work is only surpassed by his ethics.
September 14th, 2011
Lutzo recently performed a 20k mile service on my 2007 911s. I was impressed; great service at a reasonable prices. I live in Yorktown and it was definitely worth the trip.
August 25th, 2011
Only Lutzo works on my 968. Never over sells, never over charges, and always treats my car like its the only one in the shop. First rate repair with decades of Porsche experience.
August 22nd, 2011
I have recently moved into the area and was looking for somewhere to have my '99 Carrera serviced. The shop that I was recommended had closed down so I started looking on the internet and came up with LMN Motorsports. I called Lutzo to see if I could drop by for a chat about my requirements; he was completely flexible about me just dropping in, a very nice change. During that initial meeting Lutzo was brilliant, he did not try to sell me anything but he did connect the Porsche computer so that when I did need a service we were starting from a clean slate. I mentioned the car was 'squeaking' so we set up an appointment for him to try and find it. To cut a long story short, LMN worked on the car for 6 hours trying to locate the squeak eventually finding that it was slightly loose spark plugs allowing air past the rubber seal. The dedication of Lutzo and his team is second to none, he cares about the cars and also the owners. He is extremely conscientious when it comes to the work and fair when it comes to the bill. LMN Motorsports now have a dedicated customer. I found other comments on this site very useful and encouraging, now having experienced LMN Motorsports for myself I felt I had to add my own review; anyone with a Porsche should take it to Lutzo, they will not be disappointed.
August 15th, 2011
Lutzo has the skills for street and track set ups. What sets him apart is his concern for the driver's safety and comfort. My 2001 Carrera is a track car only used for DE and PCA Club Racing Stock H. The car handles extremely well because of Lutzo's knowledge of the track, and this has helped me become a better driver. He is also a great resource for decisions on car modifications. He never suggests spending money on a mod unless it will add benefit to a car set up. He also knows the Cayenne, Boxster, Cayman as well as the older air cooled Porsches.
June 27th, 2011
I recently had work done on my 2003 996 Turbo. The water pump went out. I have to admit that I was a little apprehensive taking the car to an unknown (to me) repair shop. I must say that the work performed by LMN Motorsports was second to none. I had a great Porsche mechanic in Orlando who I completely trusted the car with before moving to Virginia Beach. It's very reassuring to have found an expert Porsche shop here in Virginia Beach. Lutzo really knows his Porsche's, hands down. You can bet that any future work required on my turbo or my wife's Boxster S will be done by LMN Motorsports. Thanks again Lutzo for the great experience!
June 15th, 2011
I will not let anyone else work on my Porsche. Fantastic service the first time every time!
December 7th, 2010
My 2005 911 received a major scheduled service there. I'm very satisfied at less than 1/3 the cost from Checkered Flag.
November 12th, 2010
I have a 1991 928 GT and take it to this shop for maintenance and the service is top notch!
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