hell-bent for

hell-bent for (something)

Moving toward some place or thing very quickly and/or recklessly. I always find myself yelling at other drivers when I'm hell-bent for work.

hell-bent for

(somewhere or something) Fig. riding or drive somewhere very fast or recklessly. Fred sped along, hellbent for home, barely missing another car.
References in classic literature ?
I tell you-all she's in the air and hell-bent for election.