The Briton edged team mate Valtteri Bottas by 0.048 seconds but had a yawning 0.800 seconds gap to the Red Bull of third fastest Max Verstappen, with Vettel further adrift with the fifth quickest time.
Charles LeClerc, the second youngest driver for Ferrari in history, was only just a brush off the top spot, lapping +0.074 behind Hamilton.
Just hours after making the comment in Spain, Hamilton went out and posted a best time within 0.010s of Vettel's best, while this morning both Mercedes were over 0.8s clear of the Ferrari.
The man Leclerc replaced, Finnish former world champion Kimi Raikkonen, pushed his Alfa Romeo - formerly Sauber - into sixth.
Ahead of the Australian Grand Prix, Hamilton said it was "not hard to read" Mercedes' testing form, and insisted the team wasn't playing mind games with its pre-season estimations.
Hamilton, whose first win of last season came in Azerbaijan in round four, said he did not feel as if he needed to grab the new campaign by the scruff of the neck.
Apple says ‘it’s show time’ March 25
This certainly means that the company would be launching its much-rumoured subscription services for video and news. APPLE HAS CONFIRMED that it's holding an event on 25 March where it'll unveil its long-awaited Netflix competitor.
"When we get to Q2 and they start to crank the engines up, that's when the story will start to unfold of where are Honda". Are the red cars keeping something in reserve for qualifying and the race?
The Formula 1 season has begun again, with faster cars, new rules, and new line-ups.
"It was a tricky day for us - it was probably a tricky day for everyone". Hulkenberg spent more than an hour of his morning session with his auto on jacks in the garage with an electronics issue, while new teammate Ricciardo lost nearly 30 minutes of his afternoon to a technical problem before taking to the track, though both ended up in the mix at the head of the midfield as expected by the end of the day. "We had some consistent running in Free Practice 2 and I was certainly growing more comfortable on each run", he explained.
The German won the opening race of the season in Melbourne a year ago and backed it up with victory at the next in Bahrain.
British-born Thai debutant Alexander Albon had a tough day, crashing his Toro Rosso to lose his front wing and cause a brief halt in the first session.
FIA chief Jean Todt held a minute's silence to mark his passing in a press conference, with deputy race director Michael Masi fulfilling Whiting's duties in Melbourne.
Until very recently, Stock Android lacked a proper file manager app, prompting users to rely on shady third-party alternatives. Android Q gives you a handy option to share your WiFi connection details through a QR code .
However, he still intends to hang on at least until a successor is chosen, in an election that so far has not been scheduled . In 20 years as president, however, age and illness took its toll on the once-charismatic figure.
A source told ESPN's Dianna Russini that the deal is for one year, $4.5 million and could be worth up to $5.75 million. The Lions made Patricia their head coach, while Amendola signed a two-year, $12 million contract with the Dolphins.
Now is the time to come together, to back this improved Brexit deal, and to deliver on the instruction of the British people". Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said a compromise solution should be found on options for a softer Brexit .
That proposal died on the vine as Congress became preoccupied with other issues and Trump failed to advocate for it. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called his cuts "cruel and shortsighted ... a roadmap to a sicker, weaker America".
And while Meghan's outfit may not have been in Canada's national colours of red and white, it was from a Canadian designer: Erdem. Kensington Palace declined to comment on the reports , but an insider did pay tribute to the PA.
Students across a warming globe pleaded for their lives, future and planet Friday, demanding tough action on climate change. Luisa Neubauer, one of the Berlin group organizing Fridays for Future, said politicians should take note of the young.
Trump has also said that Cohen, who pleaded guilty to charges of illegal campaign contributions, is a liar who can not be trusted. Neither the NY attorney general's office nor Trump representatives were available for comment early Tuesday.
The actress will be booked and is expected to make an initial appearance Wednesday afternoon in federal court in Los Angeles. Several months later, in March 2017, USC mailed the oldest daughter her formal acceptance letter, the complaint states.
Saturday's election comes two weeks after Muhammadu Buhari secured a second term in a delayed presidential vote . Violence and irregularities have already been registered by official and unofficial monitors.
When Pelosi Talks Impeachment, She knows What She's Doing
Pelosi's comments come after senior Democratic chairs have stepped up their probes of Trump's finances and the Trump White House . The Tennessee Democrat said he hasn't done so this session "because I don't think the votes are anywhere near being there".
Pelosi, on impeachment, says Trump ‘not worth it’
Curiosity-wise unfit" - and she doesn't believe he'll be re-elected in 2020. "I think the speaker is absolutely right". That's one thing that we all agree on. "He's obstructed justice at the Federal Bureau of Investigation ".
Browns acquire Beckham from NY
He signed with Cleveland after he was released by the Ravens three years after the team took him with a first-round pick. Instead, they've done a very good job assembling some cheaper talent to put around Josh Allen.