While at the races, Nick O'Bannon has a horrifc premonition in which a bizarre sequence of events causes multiple race cars to crash, sending flaming debris into the stands, brutally killing his friends and causing the upper deck of the stands to collapse on him. When he comes out of this grisly nightmare Nick panics, persuading his girlfriend, Lori, and their friends to leave. They escape seconds before his vision becomes a reality. Thinking they cheated death, the group moves on. As his premonitions continue and the crash survivors begin to die, Nick must figure out how to cheat death once and for all.