Britain's youngest ever Formula 1 driver has extended a heartfelt invitation to the nation's oldest hero.

20-year-old Lando Norris has been so moved by 99-year-old Captain Tom Moore's extraordinary fundraising feat that he wants to give the war veteran a personal tour of his McLaren team headquarters.

Lando wants to meet Captain Moore once the lockdown is over. Credit: PA

Norris, from Glastonbury, issued a video praising Captain Moore after he raised more than £17 million for the NHS as of Friday morning (17 April) by walking 100 laps of his garden.

He said: "We love to invite you down as soon as everything is back to normal, which we're hoping is very soon."

Thumbs up: Captain Tom says NHS battle against coronavirus is 'equivalent of what we were in the War' Credit: PA

I'm sure you know... that the whole country is very proud of what you've achieved and the amount of money that you've raised for the NHS and such a good cause.

Lando Norris

Watch Lando's message to Tom here:

The start of the 2020 Formula 1 season - and first nine races - has been postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak.

Lando Norris has been keeping himself busy from home by racing fans on online and even played his part in the NHS fundraising effort by shaving his hair with a set of beard trimmers.

Watch Lando Norris shaving his head:;

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