Start with stickier tires, then swap out sway bars. You can also get some springs or get some coilovers.
As for power, get a downpipe and catback exhaust, along with some engine management. Then you're good to go
Check out some meets in the Bay Area. Lots of them going on, and a really big meet happening soon (300+ subies)
Sunday August 9
9th Annual Bay Area Meet!
Great chance to take lots of pics