Team SIG Captain Max Michel Continues to Dominate the Carry-Optics Division with Big Wins at the 2018 Oilfield Classic

Team SIG Captain Max Michel Continues to Dominate the Carry-Optics Division with Big Wins at the 2018 Oilfield Classic Newington, N.H. (October 17, 2018) – SIG SAUER, Inc. congratulates Team SIG Captain Max Michel for his dominating performance at the 2018 Oilfield Classic held October 4th – 6th hosted by Kidlat Shooters Club at Area 59 in Rosenberg, Texas . Michel claimed another first place victory for the 2018 competitive shooting season in the Carry-Optics Division in addition to earning the “Overall Champion” award for the match.

“Max’s focus for this entire competitive shooting season has been carry-optics, and with each win he continues to prove that his relentless focus and determination to this division are a winning formula,” began Tom Taylor, Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President, Commercial Sales, SIG SAUER, Inc. “We could not be more proud of Max’s performance at this very high level, and for establishing his dominance in the carry-optics division. He has really put all of his equipment through the paces this season, especially his ROMEO1 sight which really proves and underscores the accuracy, performance, and quality of the optic.”

To claim his first place finishes at the 2018 Oilfield Classic Max competed using his P320X5, open reflex ROMEO1 sight, and the SIG SAUER Match Elite Pistol Competition Ammunition through an eleven-stage course amongst 193 competitors.

“The Oilfield Classic is a great a match that I look forward to each year with a fun, challenging course of fire. The match tested my abilities physically and mentally, and the course was a good mix of long, close, and partial targets,” added Michel. “It gives me a great deal of pleasure to win at the highest levels with the P320X5, SIG Match Elite ammo, and the ROMEO1 sight. All together they are the perfect combination for the action shooting sports, and I know that no matter what limit I push my equipment to it will always perform.”

The SIG SAUER Electro-Optics ROMEO1 sight, and SIG SAUER Match Elite Competition Ammunition used by Max Michel at the 2018 Oilfield Classic are available for purchase online at

About SIG SAUER, Inc.
SIG SAUER, Inc. is a leading provider and manufacturer of firearms, electro-optics, ammunition, airguns, suppressors, and training. For over 100 years SIG SAUER, Inc. has evolved, and thrived, by blending American ingenuity, German engineering, and Swiss precision. Today, SIG SAUER is synonymous with industry-leading quality and innovation which has made it the brand of choice amongst the U.S. Military, the global defense community, law enforcement, competitive shooters, hunters, and responsible citizens. Additionally, SIG SAUER is the premier provider of elite firearms instruction and tactical training at the SIG SAUER Academy – a world class, state-of-the-art, 140-acre training facility. SIG SAUER is headquartered in Newington, New Hampshire, and has more than 1,700 employees across eight locations, and is the largest member of a worldwide business group that includes SIG SAUER GmbH & Co. KG in Germany. For more information about the company and product line visit:


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