A coupe tricks I've seen guys do is a very fine piece of wire attached to a stand off or a chassis screw dragging the carpet (So it grounds itself) to remove static, and wiping the bottom of the chassis w/ a anti-static fabric "Cling Free" type towel.
R/C Racing since 1985 ~ Santa Maria, CA (Central Coast)
2001-2012 - South-West Tour R/C Oval Series - R.I.P.
...will the SWT be revived? Time will tell, but we ARE returning to the VELODROME in 2016