a racetrack dry and hard enough for optimum speed.
a railroad track for express trains.
a situation or course of action that is intensely pressured or competitive, especially one in which
a person advances rapidly to a higher level in a business or profession: With two promotions in six months, he seems to have chosen the fast track.
4. on a/the fast track, Informal. a.
advancing or being promoted more rapidly than usual, especially in business or other organizational positions: an executive on the fast track.
expanding or being developed or handled rapidly and often innovatively: a company on the fast track in computer technology.
Compare fast lane