How can Dale Earnhardt Jr be eligible for the All Star race, he did not win last year?

I guess NASCAR is changing its rules to accommodate Junior again, he is currently not eligible for the All Star race since he does not have race win in two years. I guess that small detail and fact will get swept under rug as usual, as will all things that have to do with Jr. NASCAR, can you please have one... show more I guess NASCAR is changing its rules to accommodate Junior again, he is currently not eligible for the All Star race since he does not have race win in two years.

I guess that small detail and fact will get swept under rug as usual, as will all things that have to do with Jr.

NASCAR, can you please have one standard that you actually follow?
Update: How many years can they be eligible after winning an all star race?
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