Max Verstappen said battling Lewis Hamilton for the lead of the Brazilian Grand Prix was more satisfying than taking on another driver from lower on the grid.
Verstappen was largely dominant at Interlagos, but still had to pass Hamilton twice over the course of the race.
Having been held up by Robert Kubica in the pit-lane, Verstappen soon blasted past Hamilton at Turn 1, the same spot he made a move stick after the safety-car restart prompted by Valtteri Bottas' retirement.
Scraps on-track between Verstappen and Hamilton haven't been that common over the years, and Verstappen was excited to take on the world champion.
"It was good. If you can battle against the world champion it's always more satisfying than battling someone for P10 or whatever," he said.
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