Parente will team up with Canadian Misha Goikhberg at the IMSA SportsCar Championship, after this year helping Briton Katherine Legge become runner-up.

“I am very motivated and pleased to be able to return to the IMSA SportsCar Championship, this time with Heinricher Racing, and to have the support of [Meyer Shank Racing’s technical structure],” said the Portuguese driver.

The 2020 season of the American Endurance Championship kicks off with the 24 Daytona Day from 22 to 26 January.