How can I win this drag race?

Ok so for my 15th birthday (about 4 months ago) my dad bought a 2000 V6 Mustang 3.8 liter engine. My friend has a 2013 V6 Camaro LS. Both of our cars are automatic transmission. I want to know what exactly I can do in order to beat him in a drag race in about 8 months and how much it would cost.
Update: *We're doing this on a professional drag strip not on an open road*
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