Put it in sport mode, let it help you out and launch at around 2k rpms. Once you get better you can launch harder and with full TC off...
With axlebacks only my car with a crappy 2.19 60 ft at a terrible track I can run an 8.50 at 88 I know if I can stop spinning a little more or go to a better track I can definitely get that lower.
2013 GT Roush Axle backs
2003 TR Mach 1 Borla catback, Mac pro chamber, MGW short throw, FRPP aluminum drive shaft, Tune
1987 GT Exhaust