He also produced a spirited performance past year as he raced from the back of the grid to finish at the fifth spot.
The pair were fourth and sixth, respectively, in the evening.
Despite Hamilton's strong form in the second half of the season - winning in Belgium and Italy respectively - Mercedes remain fearful of the more reliable Ferrari engine's history in the Far East, seeing his rival Sebastian Vettel re-taking the lead this weekend.
It was not just the qualifying but throughout the weekend Ferrari and Red Bull outpaced Mercedez who were literally flying earlier in the season. "For some reason Ferrari are slower, I don't know why".
He then made a decision to focus on long-run race simulations.
McLaren and power-unit supplier Honda confirmed their split ahead of the session, ending Formula One's long-running engine saga and allowing the spotlight to return to the on-track action.
Several cars skimmed the barriers as they began pushing the limits of the track.
Formula 1 Chairman and CEO Chase Carey says: "The Singapore Grand Prix is a signature Formula 1race and therefore we are very pleased that it will continue to feature on the calendar for a further four years". The first ever Asian street circuit and night-time race, it has been held since 2008 in Marina Bay and it will be on the calendar for a while yet having agree a new four-year deal.
Tomorrow's race in the city-state would otherwise have been the last.
"In 2015, Singapore provided us with one of the most painful experiences in recent seasons, so we rolled up the sleeves, learned from it and managed to bounce back with a great win a year ago". It has also contributed S$1.4bn in tourism receipts to Singapore over the past decade and drawn over 450,000 global visitors, including projected arrivals for this year's race. "Singapore continues to command a certain differential position, and that has been one of the key considerations that has informed our own decision about extending the term of the contract". Some 780 million viewers worldwide have tuned in over the years to watch the street race, and with it glimpsed spectacular views of the nation's distinctive skyline. For instance, headliners at this year's race weekend include Calvin Harris and Ariana Grande.
It's no secret that Formula One has the highest level of technology in racing.
City were a joy to watch today in the flawless advertisement for Pep Guardiola's infamous brand of one-touch possession football. Pep Guardiola has saluted Sergio Aguero as a Manchester City "legend" as he closes in on the club's record goal haul.
Patrick Cantlay extended his remarkable run this season with a 65, leaving him alone in fourth place but six shots behind. The Northern Irishman needs a top-four finish to reach the Tour Championship , the final Tour event of the season.
Absmeier will retain his current job as head of smart machines for the Samsung Strategy and Innovation Center in Silicon Valley. The new unit will sit within the connected auto business of Harman , an independent subsidiary of Samsung , a spokesman added.
Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez meet Saturday night in a middleweight showdown that has been brewing for years. The night Alvarez first became a world champions will be one he remembers for the rest of his life.
The bill also prevents local and state law enforcement from detaining someone over an immigration hold request. The bill also prohibits police and sheriff officers from inquiring about a person's immigration status.
Remarkably, she was nearly killed as a youngster after falling into an icy river was but rescued by villagers from the Basi Gorge. In August, the Guinness World Records confirmed her as the world's oldest living captive panda.
The first short, Blade Runner 2036 , hinted at a major blackout event in the past that changed the course of the world. Watch Blade Runner 2049 director Denis Villeneuve discuss the collaboration, along with a clip from the new film...
An 18-year-old man was arrested on Saturday in connection with the attack, though police have not identified or charged him. A president doesn't take to Twitter to engage in a stream of thought speculation after a terrorist attack.
Roy Hodgson has been appointed the new manager of Crystal Palace , the English Premier League club announced Tuesday. I saw a team which I thought dominated the game, defended well. "Everything evolves.
Google newest troubles come as the company faces an investigation by the labor department into sex bias in pay practices. A lawyer representing three female former Google employees is seeking class action status for the claim.
Apart from UPI , the company will also be integrating third-party payment wallets such as Paytm and MobiKwik , among others. This seems like Google is also making its first approach to the Indian payment market by launching Google Tez app.
The Brazilian International will be absent for Sunday's trip to Real Sociedad and the visit of Real Betis on September 20. The Brazil worldwide can boast three Champions League titles to his name, along with four La Liga crowns.
Ramadan Sobhi features as Newcastle defeats Stoke City
But manager Benitez was keeping his feet firmly on the ground as he celebrated a successful return to the dug-out. Jonjo Shelvey and Dwight Gayle are again on the bench, while former Stoke striker Joselu continues up front.
Team news for United v Everton
Everton have been a bit inconsistent this season, as they have mixed some impressive displays with some really poor ones. Much like Jose Mourinho today, money was spent addressing apparent weaknesses in the ranks.
Singapore to host F1 World Championship until 2021
Liberty Media had taken complete control of F1 in January, ending Bernie Ecclestone's 40-year reign at the helm of affairs. But Asian in general is tremendously important. "Asia and the Americas are truly unique opportunities for us".
Why Oracle Earnings Are So Great
President-Product Development Thomas Kurian sold 750,000 shares at an average price of $50.46 on Tue the 18th. Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL ) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, September 14th.
Astronomers bid farewell to $3.9-B Saturn spacecraft
This Grand Finale , as NASA called it, came about as Cassini's fuel tank started getting low after 13 years exploring the planet. PDT), for a behind the scenes look as the scientists and engineers of the mission await Cassini's final transmission.
White House: Hill Tweet Is Firing Offense
Many users expressed shock at the idea of the White House encouraging ESPN to fire someone for criticizing the president. For her part, Hill hasn't posted anything new on Twitter since ESPN weighed in on Tuesday.
U.S. lawmakers want tougher N Korea response
The United States sought to ban all oil exports to North Korea, but the new U.N. sanctions did not include such a measure. North Korea said its test on Sept 3 was of an advanced hydrogen bomb and it was its most powerful nuclear blast by far.
Duke Energy says power to be restored by Sunday 'at the latest'
Another 45,000 customers got power restored in Lee County, which is down to 311,000 without power, still 71 percent of the county. Duke Energy outages totaled 1.2 million in Florida, with almost 100,000 customers restored in the early stages by mid-day Monday.
Saudi Arabia 'arrests clerics in crackdown on dissent'
Qatar is facing regional isolation after Saudi Arabia , UAE, Bahrain plus Egypt cut ties with the small monarchy on June 5. Israel's neighbors in the Middle East continue to sling mud at one another in their quarrel over Qatar .