NEWINGTON, N.H. –SIG SAUER, Inc. congratulates Team SIG Captain, Max Michel for a world-record-setting performance at the 2019 SIG SAUER World Speed Shooting Championship (a.k.a. Steel Challenge.) held May 15-19. Michel completed the Roundabout stage in 7.17 seconds, and the Smoke and Hope Stage in 7.29 seconds to claim two new world records at CMP Talladega Marksmanship Park in Talladega, Alabama.
“Max goes into every competition ready to compete at the highest level, and it’s great to see him come out of this year’s Steel Challenge setting two new world records” said Tom Taylor, Chief Marketing Officer, and Executive Vice President Commercial Sales, SIG SAUER, Inc. “His performance continues to prove, unequivocally, that the P320X5 is the premier competition handgun, and we are very proud of his performance.”
“Every year I look forward to shooting this match. Over the course of the events thirty year history, each of the eight stages has had very minimal changes, giving shooters have the unique opportunity to set new records,” continued Michel. “My training and SIG SAUER equipment have propelled me to this achievement, and the superior technology that we have built into the ROMEO3MAX was a major contributor in my performance at this competition.”
The soon-to-be-released ROMEO3MAX is a compact, open reflex sight featuring a 30mm Max round lens design for superior field-of-view, a special red-notch filter for a vivid red dot and unrivaled optical clarity, 6 MOA dot size for rapid target engagement, twelve illumination intensity levels, MOTAC activation, and up to 20,000 hours of runtime. The sight is machined from aircraft grade aluminum in a matte black finish, with a side-loading battery tray, and waterproof (IPX-7 rated).
The SIG SAUER Match Elite Pistol Competition Ammunition used by Max Michel at the 2019 SIG SAUER World Speed Shooting Championship is available for purchase at sigsauer.com/store.
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