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Can heat warp a wheel?

On the way home last night, sittin' at a light, this guy next to me in a
slammed Jetta's honking his horn at me.  I roll down the window to see if he
wanted to shoot me or something, but he's saying how cool my rear wheel is, and
how did I do it.  I could barely hear him over the bass thumping in his car, so
I just yelled that they were Borbet's & then the light turned green.  I got
home & was walking inside & saw what I guess he was talking about.  My right
rear wheel rotor, caliper & hub were glowing a dim orange.  Could see them
perfectly through the 17" rims.  The rotor & pads (I didn't know the rear pads
had wear indicators too) are history (discovered that last weekend) so I don't
care about them, but can excessive heat warp a rim?  My wheels were too hot to
touch (at least I don't have to worry about anyone steeling them!) so I'm
worried about bending or warping one.  Any chance of that happening?

87 5000CS TQ
84 5000S (2,000 miles away and a mile high)
90 80 (sibling's mode of transportation I get lynched into working on)