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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Black Key Bulls wins 67th Men’s Little 500

The Black Key Bulls rode away from the field late in the race to win the 67th running of the Men’s Little 500 at Indiana University. The win is the team’s second Little 500 championship in four years.

Black Key Bulls rider Kevin Mangel rides to a victory in the Men's Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Black Key Bulls rider Kevin Mangel rides to a victory in the Men’s Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Riders compete in the 67th running of the Men's Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (Eric Rudd and James Brosher/IU Communications)

Riders compete in the 67th running of the Men’s Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (Eric Rudd and James Brosher/IU Communications)

The Borg-Warner Trophy is carried across the infield before the Men's Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

The Borg-Warner Trophy is carried across the infield before the Men’s Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Indiana University Alumni Association Executive Director JT Forbes prepares to drive the Indy 500 Pace Car during the Men's Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Indiana University Alumni Association Executive Director JT Forbes prepares to drive the Indy 500 Pace Car during the Men’s Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Indiana University Student Foundation Director Tara Vickers, left, and Assistant Director for Operations Bethany Miller wave during the parade lap around the track before the Men's Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Indiana University Student Foundation Director Tara Vickers, left, and Assistant Director for Operations Bethany Miller wave during the parade lap around the track before the Men’s Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Kappa Alpha Theta riders Rachel Brown, left, Evelyn Malcomb, Sydney Keaton and Grace Bennett take a selfie with the Borg-Warner Trophy before the Men's Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. Kappa Alpha Theta won the Women's Little 500 on Friday afternoon. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Kappa Alpha Theta riders Rachel Brown, left, Evelyn Malcomb, Sydney Keaton and Grace Bennett take a selfie with the Borg-Warner Trophy before the Men’s Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. Kappa Alpha Theta won the Women’s Little 500 on Friday afternoon. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Black Key Bulls rider Charlie Hammon sits in the pits before the Men's Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Black Key Bulls rider Charlie Hammon sits in the pits before the Men’s Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Sigma Alpha Epsilon's Ryan Tuffnell bows his head as he and his teammates wait for the start of team introductions before the Men's Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s Ryan Tuffnell bows his head as he and his teammates wait for the start of team introductions before the Men’s Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Riders wait in line for team introductions before the start of the Men's Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Riders wait in line for team introductions before the start of the Men’s Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Balloons drift skywards before the start of the Men's Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Balloons drift skywards before the start of the Men’s Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

A pack of riders make their way out of turn four under the yellow flag during the Men's Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

A pack of riders make their way out of turn four under the yellow flag during the Men’s Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Riders race down the backstretch during the early laps of the Men's Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Riders race down the backstretch during the early laps of the Men’s Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Black Key Bulls rider Charlie Hammon, right, leads Cutters rider Nick Thiery down the front stretch during the Men's Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Black Key Bulls rider Charlie Hammon, right, leads Cutters rider Nick Thiery down the front stretch during the Men’s Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Black Key Bulls rider Charlie Hammon, center, hands off to teammate Kevin Mangel during an exchange late in the Men's Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Black Key Bulls rider Charlie Hammon, center, hands off to teammate Kevin Mangel during an exchange late in the Men’s Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Black Key Bulls rider Charlie Hammon races into turn one during the Men's Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Black Key Bulls rider Charlie Hammon races into turn one during the Men’s Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Riders race through turn four during the early laps of the Men's Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Riders race through turn four during the early laps of the Men’s Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Lambda Chi Alpha makes an exchange during the Men's Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Lambda Chi Alpha makes an exchange during the Men’s Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

A Phi Sigma Kappa rider races across the infield with a bicycle after a teammate was involved in a crash during the Men's Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

A Phi Sigma Kappa rider races across the infield with a bicycle after a teammate was involved in a crash during the Men’s Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Black Key Bulls rider Kevin Mangel, left, celebrates the team's victory in the Men's Little 500 with his teammates at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Black Key Bulls rider Kevin Mangel, left, celebrates the team’s victory in the Men’s Little 500 with his teammates at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Kappa Alpha Theta rider Evelyn Malcomb hugs Black Key Bulls rider Charlie Hammon after BKB won the Men's Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Kappa Alpha Theta rider Evelyn Malcomb hugs Black Key Bulls rider Charlie Hammon after BKB won the Men’s Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Fans carry Black Key Bulls rider Kevin Mangel out of the team's pit area after Mangel rode the final leg of his team's victory in the Men's Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Fans carry Black Key Bulls rider Kevin Mangel out of the team’s pit area after Mangel rode the final leg of his team’s victory in the Men’s Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Black Key Bulls riders Kevin Mangel, left, Noah Voyles, Xavier Martinez and Charlie Hammon hoist a Schwinn bicycle above their heads in celebration after winning the Men's Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Black Key Bulls riders Kevin Mangel, left, Noah Voyles, Xavier Martinez and Charlie Hammon hoist a Schwinn bicycle above their heads in celebration after winning the Men’s Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Black Key Bulls riders Xavier Martinez, left, Charlie Hammon, Noah Voyles and Kevin Mangel take a victory lap around the track after their victory in the Men's Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Black Key Bulls riders Xavier Martinez, left, Charlie Hammon, Noah Voyles and Kevin Mangel take a victory lap around the track after their victory in the Men’s Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Black Key Bulls riders Xavier Martinez, left, and Charlie Hammon share a moment on the team's victory lap after winning the Men's Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Black Key Bulls riders Xavier Martinez, left, and Charlie Hammon share a moment on the team’s victory lap after winning the Men’s Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

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