Vettel won by almost 10 seconds from Mercedes duo Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas.
The Mercedes driver is predicting a close-fought battle with the German.
Hamilton logged the fastest-ever lap of Melbourne's Albert Park circuit .
With the Australian Grand Prix fast approaching, Shaun Summerfield previews the new F1 season.
Lewis Hamilton's new teammate is feeling cool and calm as the first Grand Prix of 2017 nears.
Kris Meeke had a spectacular crash - and made an equally impressive recovery.
The kiwi flyer will start on the front-row for the IndyCar season opener.
The only man to win F1 and Moto GP titles John Surtees has passed away, age 83
Shaun Summerfield looks at a very 'Kiwiana' V8 weekend in Adelaide.
Defending series champion Shane van Gisbergen has again dominated by grabbing pole position.
Defending series champion Shane van Gisbergen has picked up where he left off in 2016.
Shane van Gisbergen has set a lap record to claim pole position for the Supercars season opener.
Shane van Gisbergen was quicker than McLaughlin by the smallest of margins in Adelaide
Hayden Paddon is back in the country to launch Hyundai's campaign for the New Zealand Rally Championship.