Fox Sports activities TV host and her husband Luke Egan, a retired skilled surfer, are getting ready to welcome their son into the world in early April.
There was hypothesis that she would miss a handful of Supercars rounds in the beginning of the season whereas on maternity go away.
Nonetheless the class’s TV boss Nathan Prendergast instructed media final week he anticipated her to solely miss Symmons Plains and, relying on timing, could not miss any rounds in any respect.
Yates additional clarified her plans on the most recent episode of the Parked Up podcast, confirming that she’ll be sidelined for Symmons Plains and The Bend in April and early Might earlier than returning for Winton.
“I will be there at Bathurst for the season-opener and I will be there at Sandown for the second occasion,” she mentioned.
“At this stage I am going to in all probability be lacking Tasmania and Tailem Bend, after which I am hoping to be again for Winton.
“I am truly due on the weekend of the Tasmanian occasion. So until we’re doing the telecast out of Sydney – and with the best way issues have been going and significantly how they panned out final 12 months, who is aware of. I will be able to go simply in case – however yeah, I am going to must be at dwelling prepared for this child to reach.
“I had a few weeks off over Christmas and New Yr so I am feeling actually refreshed. I can not wait to get the Supercars season underway.”
Yates will proceed to anchor Fox Sports activities’ Supercars protection, main a tweaked line-up that features Neil Crompton, Mark Skaife, Garth Tander, Craig Lowndes, Mark Larkham, Charli Robinson and extra.