In August, Steward hosted an IndyCar race at his company’s World Wide Technology Raceway. In late October, WWT is sponsoring a PGA golf tournament in Mexico. Steward grew up on a Missouri farm with no indoor plumbing. He and his seven older siblings were some of the rst Black children to integrate the local schools, public swimming pools and restaurants. He cofounded WWT, an IT provider, in 1990. It’s now the 20th-biggest private company in America, with $14.5 billion in sales.