We started the day at M1 Concourse. Only those who won drawing from Detroit evening event got to do a hot lap around the track. The rest of us was limited to 20 mph, with a Police escort to I-75 North as we made our way to St. Ignace.Thursday, July 14
DAY 6 - ST. IGNACE, MICHIGAN.
Check your compass. You have reached the northernmost point of MTTS 2016. Today you cross the five-mile long Mackinac suspension bridge that connects the upper and lower peninsulas of Michigan. Look out your window and see Lake Michigan on your left and Lake Huron on your right! St. Ignace was founded as a mission by the famous French explorer and priest, Jacques Marquette in 1671, who explored nearly the entire length of the Mississippi River. Today, it is popular for its proximity to Mackinac Island and has become a destination for summer tourists and MINI Motorers who try to break world records.
164 South Blvd W
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
St. Ignace is a free night for us, so we're all just doing our own thing. We've travel 1, 383 miles, and have been through the following States:
- South Carolina
- North Carolina
- West Virginia
Here's Larry Anderson & Christine Toibin with “Ryno” Greg Rynearson, one of the owners of Cops & Doughnuts in Clare, MI. Their story:
There is a doughnut shop and bakery in Clare, Michigan that has been in constant operation since 1896. This foundation business was within weeks of closing when the members of the Clare Police Department came to the rescue. All of them. That’s right, all nine members of the local police department banded together to save this historic business.
Dubbed “Cops and Doughnuts,” the business boasts handmade confections of all types. Join us for a warm fresh doughnut and a steaming cup of cops coffee while you enjoy the police decor and friendly, and very safe, atmosphere. Come and see the new store in Clare that everyone is talking about.