Seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton sported a new look in order to surprise three schoolchildren at the Mercedes factory in Brackley.
Hamilton was heavily made-up in prosthetics to disguise himself from the visitors as part of a campaign with Mercedes partner UBS to create a "pipeline of young engineers and showing that anything is possible".
Posed as one of the engineers, Hamilton mischievously removed the steering wheel from the Mercedes W12 directly after the tour guide insisted only the 100-time grand prix winner could touch it, before removing his disguise to the shock of his guests.
Addressing the children, Hamilton said: "Keep believing in yourself, that is the most important thing because nobody else is going to do it for you.
"If I can do it, then you can 100 per cent do it. Anybody can do and achieve something great."
'Shocked. Surprised. Amazed...'
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