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Palma Arena feature, March 22, 2007

There was still a considerable amount of work
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The roof has a large, circular central section
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This was the first part of the roof
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It has walkways and speakers
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The velodrome and central section
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The finishing straight
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A view of the 44 degree banking
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Spectators will sit here.
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The track has a moveable section
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This will be the TV and radio commentary area
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Busy man: Jorge Moisés Marín
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Media officer José Manuel Martínez
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As a work in progress
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The architects
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A model of the building
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The building was quite 'raw'
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A plan showing some details
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Two of the 500 workers
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A view of the outside
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The Palma Arena
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A graphic
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The track got its first tryout
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The completed central area
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The crowds
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