C.S. Cams: “Mr. Horsepower”. The cigar chomping woodpecker icon that represented the legend Clay Smith. Clay was one of the early specialist camshaft grinders. He built many race winning engines, for various types of race classes and race machines until he met his untimely death when he was killed by a race car that he had helped prepare back in 1954. True Legend. The brand is iconic today as it was back in the day.