Kunzel overcomes 31-point deficit in final race

Updated: October 1, 2005, 10:54 PM ET
Associated Press

RENO, Nev. -- Germany's Jurgen Kunzel rallied from a big deficit and won the AMA Supermoto Championship on Saturday night in front of an estimated crowd of 40,000 fans who lined the downtown streets.

Kunzel trailed defending champion Jeff Ward by 31 points coming into the final race and had little chance of catching up.

In the second of two rounds Saturday, Ward crashed his Honda. Kunzel took second on his Red Bull KTM behind winner Mark Burkhart, giving Kunzel enough points ...

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