Williams' George Russell says he enjoyed a good inner-team battle with Robert Kubica in Sunday's French Grand Prix, the highlight of which was a bold move on the Pole on the outside of the ultra-fast Signes corner.
Kubica had the upper hand over the Brit in the early part of the race, but a first attempt by the combative Russell to pass his teammate on the outside at Signes results in the rookie running wide and hitting a market board.
Russell regrouped however and tried the same move again on lap 18, this time with a successful outcome and a thrill that he later described as "quite a hairy move but the highlight of my race".
"It was good fun," the 21-year-old said.
"I told the team at the start I felt that I was quicker than him but didn't expect anything to change, I wanted to do it fairly and properly on track.
"The first attempt I went wide and damaged the front wing, second attempt I made it stick."
Kubica conceded that he didn't want to force the issue with Russell when the pair went wheel-to-wheel.
"You know you don't want to take too much risk fighting with your teammate for 18th and 19th, or 19th and 20th," said the Polish driver.
Unfortunately, Russell's early off-track excursion eventually warranted a second pit stop for the Brit and a new front wing, allowing Kubica to snatch back the P18 position.
"From my side, I felt no difference [with the damaged front wing] but the team was seeing some issues," Russell explained.
"I think maybe there was a small crack when I hit the polystyrene board.
"If we were fighting for points, we probably would have stayed out there and risk it. But there was no need."