Bad weather in Colorado delayed the electric class and Toyota's hopes with driver Rod Millen were dashed.
During the 91st running of the world’s most famous hill climb, Nobuhiro “Monster” Tajima's title came in the Electric Auto division where he set a new record.
TRD and TMG are working together in an effort to set a new Electric Class record in 2013 with Rod Millen, who set an overall event record that stood for 13 years in 1994 in a Toyota Celica Turbo GT.
Rod Millen on the Toyota TMG EV P002 electric race car: We're gaining more and more speed every time we run it.
Hill Climb legend Rod Millen aiming to claim sixth title with Toyota.
The next stage in the car’s preparation comes with the first tests at Pikes Peak on 15-16 June, prior to the event itself on 30 June.
Millen will enter the unlimited division in 2012 in a new rear-drive Hyundai. Six-time champion Paul Dallenbach will drive Millen’s Genesis Coupe that set an all-time record last year.