will be partaking in an 8,000 mile road trip with the 2011 Optima Hybrid sedan as part of an effort to break the Guinness World Record for the lowest fuel consumption in a hybrid. Wayne Gerdes and Chris Bernius will be behind the wheel for the attempt. Both drivers will cruise through 48 states in 16 days in the Optima. Both drivers have previous experience as fuel economy drivers. The trip will take 16 days and will cut through all 48 of the U.S. adjoining states.