San Diego, First Stage: The starting hours of the Race. Gyro, After getting into a fight, let his steel balls spin on. Johnny forcefully got his hands on Gyro's weapons, which somehow, made him stand up!
Johnny wondered how his Crippled legs could move -- This was his Motivation! he Joined the race against Pocoloco, Sandman, Mountain Tim, Dot Han, Norisuke Higashikata, And others for The secret of spin. (And later, the corpse parts)
Arizona Desert, Second Stage: in a small location known as "The Devil's Palm". Johnny Obtained His Stand, (As well as a corpse part) "Tusk".