Chandhok said competition is healthy for the Silver Arrows.
Sahara Force India recorded its worst performance of the season.
Red Bull’s Ricciardo first got past Hamilton and then overtook Alonso to win the Hungarian GP.
Hamilton is set to start last from the pit-lane after his car caught fire during the practice session.
Rosberg took the pole and Vettel qualified second; Hamilton’s car caught fire forcing him to start last.
Hamilton started the Hungarian GP as he intended to continue, leading both of Friday’s practice sessions.
The race been delayed by a year and Baku will host the ‘Grand Prix of Europe’ in 2016.
The circuit, is likely to be reconfigured from the layout last used when Nigel Mansell won in 1992.
Williams’ Valtteri Bottas has been pushing Mercedes hardest of late.
Ecclestone and F1 officials blamed World Cup fatigue among other factors for poor turnout at German GP.
FRICS hydraulically links the front and rear suspension and helps maintain the balance of the cars.
Rosberg won the German GP to stretch his lead in the F1 drivers’ championship over teammate Hamilton.
Hamilton would have to take a mandatory 5-place penalty for the unscheduled gearbox change.
The pole was Rosberg’s fifth of the season, fourth in the last five races and ninth of his career.
Hamilton’s German Grand Prix qualifying crash put F1’s brake suppliers Brembo in the spotlight on Saturday.