Scene at the 2016 Malaysian Grand Prix

Motor Racing - Formula One World Championship - Malaysian Grand Prix - Preparations - Sepang, Malaysia

After a week of PR events for Petronas, Rosberg thought he’d managed to grab a few moments of peace in the toilets, but eventually gave up and came out, pulling his race suit back on to meet the fans who had tracked him down to the cubicle and were shouting “Nico, Nico, we love you.”

It’s hard to hide when your name is clearly visible on your boots under the toilet door.