Origin of track recordprobably with reference to the running records of racehorses
The definition of a track record is the performance history of a person or thing.
An example of a track record is when someone is repeatedly late every single day.
Informal the record of the performance of a person, organization, etc. as in some activity or on some issue
A record of actual performance or accomplishment: a job applicant with an excellent track record.
(plural track records)